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January 16, 2019

social science

Family is considered the primary agent of socialization. Compare and contrast the socialization experience with your family and one other agent of socialization in your life. How are they similar? How do they conflict? How do you reconcile the conflict? How might your social class influence how these agents of socialization function? How are social inequalities and hierarchies reproduced? What is your role in that reproduction? Given how society is changing, if you were raising children what would you do differently and why? The assignment due by 11/30/2018 1pm Write at least 300 words.
January 16, 2019

cultural relativism, ethical egoism, utilitarianism, and Kantian ethics

1. Describe the following ethical theories in detail: cultural relativism, ethical egoism, utilitarianism, and Kantian ethics. Rank them in order of best to worst, and explain why you have ranked them this way. For your top overall pick, consider a counterargument to that ethical theory and then show why that counterargument fails. For your lowest pick, consider a strong argument in favor of that ethical theory and then show why that argument fails. 2. Focus on two types of killing: euthanasia and capital punishment. Describe what each of these are, and give reasons for and against the rightness of both. […]
January 16, 2019

Physical Anthropology

PART 1: Using the internet, find 3 websites that focus on each of the following topics:  (Therefore, you should find 3 websites for primate conservation, 3 for the Human Genome Project, 3 for fossil dating methods, etc.) Primate conservation Human Genome Project Fossil dating methods Human fossil finds Future concepts (cloning, gene selection, artificial intelligence) Describe each of the websites: who puts on (directs) the site, what topics are covered, why you like them, and what you have learned from each of the sites.  (Therefore, you should be providing a description of 15 different websites.) PART 2: Find 3 images […]
January 16, 2019

How has your Cultural Intelligence evolved over the past number of weeks

Journal  How has your Cultural Intelligence evolved over the past number of weeks (knowledge, skills, mindfulness)? To what extent did the journey open new windows for you to view all that encompass culture – meaning, values, orientations, communication styles, and norms that you believe differentiate the cultural group that you belong to from those of others? How do your own cultural orientations influence your assumptions, perceptions and/or reactions in intercultural interactions or in viewing other-culture behavior? Make reference to specific experiences you had on this journey while working on the throughout the semester, with your classmates. Journal What have you […]
January 16, 2019

Informed Consent in Social Work clinical Practice

Social workers are bound by the NASW Code of Ethics (2008) to provide informed consent with every client. A signed informed consent form protects the client and the social worker. It exemplifies the profession’s respect for its clients, allows for self-determination, and is the cornerstone of good social work practice. Sometimes, though, reporting of confidential information is mandated by law.   Post a description of the importance of confidentiality when working with your client. How does the principle of confidentiality impact the therapeutic relationship? Then, explain your understanding of mandated reporting and how it empowers vulnerable populations. Support your posts […]
January 16, 2019

Dual-Role Relationships in Social Work Practice

Consider this scenario: You receive a hotline call at your mental health agency from a client requesting a same-day appointment. You are the only social worker available to work with clients at the time, as your coworker is out of town on vacation for 10 days. A 15-year-old boy struggling with depression (no suicidal ideation) and addiction calls asking for help. While you are gathering information over the phone, you realize that he happens to be the son of a friend. Do you continue the process, planning on providing him with services, or do you refer him to another mental […]
January 16, 2019

Define the part of theology that is technically known as theodicy

Choose one of the following topics and submit your response.Length: 500-750 words, double spaced, 12 pt. fontNote: Do not use external sources for this essay. The book chapters and the corresponding power point presentations should be sufficient. Define the part of theology that is technically known as theodicy. Pick an example of extraordinary evil in the world and present it briefly. Use your example to explain the relevance of the problem of theodicy. Why is theodicy said to be more central to monotheistic religions than to other forms of religion? What role does salvation play in religion, both for the […]
January 16, 2019

Effective Policy Evaluation

Consider the various professional roles that human services professionals play. Confidence in the human services professional is predicated on his or her skills and knowledge. Policy evaluation requires a critical background in many fields of learning. Discuss the skills and knowledge base needed to conduct effective policy evaluation, based on your reading of Chapter 8 in Simon’s Public Policy text. State the most critical skills that can benefit human service professionals implementing a policy. Include references to support your statements. Unit9Disc2 Evaluation Methodologies There is a range of technical tools available to policy evaluators to use in achieving their tasks. […]
January 16, 2019

A Human Services Policy for the Community

For your final project assignment, write a policy evaluation paper that summarizes the process you completed in your home community during this project. Assume that your policy proposal is adopted by the relevant agency. Write your policy evaluation paper in no more than 2000 words, adding references, citations, and a bibliography. Include the following: State your policy proposal. Explain how you identified the social change problem. Describe how you decided on what problem(s) to be considered. Describe the key elements of your policy proposal development process with community members and agency representatives (in this case, represented by your course peers). […]
January 16, 2019

Reflection

ou have completed a ten-week investigation into social change and the process of developing policy as a response to changes. Now, consider what this all could mean for your future professional life. Human services professionals are faced with a myriad of social change demands. In this course, we have focused primarily on the role of human service professionals in the development of social policies. Compare your understanding of social change and public policy before you began this course with your current understanding. Has your understanding changed regarding the role of social change and public policy? If so, how has your […]
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