Critical thinking
Complete the following to prepare for this assessment:CITE AT A sentence level

1.Identify and research a societal problem.
2.Identify psychological theories and principles relevant to the problem, both now and historically.
3.View the Critical Thinking Model media piece linked in the Resources under the Required Resources heading.
Write an assessment in which you apply the critical thinking model and psychological theories and principles to complete the following:

1.Summarize the societal problem and associated research.
2.Apply critical thinking to analyze the problem.
3.Describe the historical development of theoretical approaches within psychology to resolve the societal problem.
4.Provide an action plan with recommendations for how we as a society can deal with this problem in a fair and just manner.
You may conduct an Internet search to learn what should be included in an action plan. For more information, you may also refer to the Resources, specifically the linked media and the SMART Action Plan Capella resource.

Additional Requirements
Your paper should meet the following requirements:

Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to APA sixth edition style and formatting.
Number of resources: Paper uses a minimum of three (3) academic resources.
Length: Submission includes 5 typed double-spaced pages.
Font and font size: Paper uses Times New Roman, 12 point.