Assignment Two—empathy paper. In section one, you are to discuss the findings in the contemporary academic literature about empathy, empathy’s contribution to ethics, and the influence that outgroup status has on empathy’s impact
Some factors you might address in your discussion of empathy’s role in law enforcement. How well or poorly do members of the discipline relate to members of the community they serve as ingroup members (in a way that impac-s their empathy toward them): Why is this so; how does it impact their empathy toward the community. Also, how does it impact ethical decisions on the job; what, if any, factors make proper decisions toward the community possible/likely with or without empathy, etc?
Recognizing the impact of outgroup status on empathy. Members of the public safety professionals do or do not do enough to make themselves relatable and thereby more likely to be viewe-d as in-group members of the community, thereby more empathy worthy.
Also, what is it that makes them relatable or what could they do to make themselves more relatable?
Is it necessary for members of the discipline to make themselves “empathy” worthy? Why or why not Is it that members of the discipline don’t do enough to make themselves relatable or is it that the community is biase-d or doesn’t understand them or both? Also, what aspects of the discipline make it more or less conducive to the application of empathy?
What, if anything, can be done to protect the emotional well-being of practitioners in the discipline or ensure proper decisions are made?
You need not address all or even any of the suggested topics above relate-d to “empathy’s role in your discipline.” Also, the areas pointe-d out above are only intende-d to get you thinking about the topic and directions it could go in. Additionally, the goal is not necessarily to address any specific topic(s) in section two.
Instead, the goal is to demonstrate critical thinking skills in applying your understanding of empathy from the first section to a public safety discipline.
Should be 4-7 pages long not including your cover page and work sited page(s). Have 1” margins. Be double space-d with no additional spaces. Include at least 4 sources with at least three of them being peer-reviewe-d academic sources. Lastly, have proper APA 7th edition citations