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The course covers a great deal of material. The purpose of the paper is to give students an opportunity to explore one developmental topic at greater depth. Your paper will be facilitated by completion of the following four milestones which are due 1 hour in advance of the start of your section’s weekly live session. They include: • Upload your proposed topic in 2NYU before the live session in Unit 2. As soon as you receive approval for your topic, begin identifying literature to learn more about it. All paper topics must be approved. • Foundational references: Due Unit 4 (5 points). Your foundational references should demonstrate that you have reviewed the empirical literature on the topic and have identified six to eight key articles on your topic. As a general rule, your final paper should include a minimum of 10 citations (eight from empirically based articles). • Outline for the paper: Due Unit 7 (10 points). An introductory paragraph or two should clearly state the purpose of your anticipated paper. Next, you should include an outline highlighting the specific sections and/ or structure of your paper. Each section should be marked by a header. Please provide two to three sentences for each section, describing what you hope to achieve. All references in the outline should be in APA format. • Final paper submitted: Due Unit 11 (15 points). The paper must be 10 pages in length (not including references), double-spaced, 12-point font, Times New Roman, and written in APA format. Writing quality, including the organization of the paper, will be graded, in addition to content. The final submission must be well written and organized without typographical, grammatical, or spelling errors, and should cover the following: o An introduction to the topic o Review of the relevant empirical literature o Clinical applications (evidence-based interventions or treatments) o Discussion of the need for further research and/or clinical intervention