January 15, 2019

Addressing Elder Abuse in Social Work

Each year on or around June 15, communities and municipalities around the world plan activities and programs to recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a day set aside to spread awareness of the abuse of the elderly (Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse & Neglect, 2013). The abuse of older adults is a growing concern and statistics suggest that the number of elders experiencing abuse is an alarmingly high number. Research suggests that close to half the people diagnosed with dementia experience some form of abuse (Cooper, C., Selwood, A., Blanchard, M., Walker, Z., Blizard, R., & Livingston, G., 2009; […]
January 15, 2019

Moral Development Theory and Bullying

Bullying is not a new phenomenon, but social media and communication technologies have introduced a breadth and depth to which public shaming, targeted taunting, and bullying have manifested. For this Discussion, consider how bullying has changed and how it has remained the same in light of modern technology. Post an explanation of one moral development theory and its connection to the act of bullying. Be sure to frame your explanation within the context of cyber and other bullying that persists in social media and communication technologies used by adolescents. Also explain how bullying has changed and how it has remained […]
January 15, 2019

Cyber bullying Reports

seLP10.1 Assignment: Professional Oral Presentation This assignment will assess the following competency: 11. Create a professional oral presentation. Directions: To capitalize on your final project, you need to prepare an oral presentation using PowerPoint or Prezi to develop your presentation slides, guiding the viewer through your proposal project. In addition to submitting your proposal presentation using the dropbox, you will post your proposal presentation on the discussion board so your peers can view it. Review the Microsoft Office support page for information on how to add narration to your presentation. The presentation should include the following: 1. Narration (oral component of […]
January 15, 2019

Internal vs. External Validity

When reading and evaluating research articles, human services professionals should be able to determine whether that research study is valid and reliable. Establishing validity and reliability in research is important to trust the results from the study and to be able to apply those results to a larger research population. When looking at different research studies, you will often find that when internal validity is high, external validity is low, and vice versa. In this assignment, you will further explore the interaction between internal and external validity. Tasks: Part 1: Based on the course readings and research, in a minimum […]
January 15, 2019

Social Worker Insurance

Post a description of the findings of your research on the debate over ACA. Explain some of the misconceptions or misunderstandings the general population might have about the ACA. Explain how the ACA may or may not increase affordability, health insurance coverage, and access to health care services for the population you selected. Explain the potential or documented influence of the ACA on medical social work practice. Describe the medical social worker’s role in clarifying the ACA to patients and families
January 15, 2019

Social Media and the Family

For this Assignment search the Walden Library for two articles – one supporting the positive affects social media has on couples and one suggesting the negative affects social media has on relationships. The Assignment (2–3 pages) Summarize each article in 100 words or less. Provide a critical analysis of each side of the social media debate. Explain which side you take and support your professional opinion on social media and couple’s relationships with scholarly references and additional resources. Use evidence-based research to support your findings.
January 15, 2019

Competition in Health Care

One of the trends marking the continuing transformation of the U.S.  health care industry is the dramatic increase in the pace of  competition. The heightened competition is taking place among hospitals,  health plans, physician groups, and drug companies, and between  physicians and hospitals, and hospitals and health plans. Listen to the  Looking Ahead: The Future of Health Care Policy podcast from National  Public Radio (NPR). Then, prepare a three- to five-page paper in which  you: Describe the different forms of competition that take place among various types of health care organizations. Evaluate the benefits and pitfalls of competition in health […]
January 15, 2019

Programs for Military Families

There are many programs for military families, but more services are necessary to truly meet the needs of military personnel, veterans, or their families. As you have learned about military culture and the needs of military personnel and their families, you may have gained insight into the types of programs that could support them. This week, you apply what you have learned about the needs of military families to your profession by designing a program relevant to those needs. Submit a 4- to 5-page paper in which you design a resource program to support the needs of military families, including […]
January 15, 2019

The Relationship Between Social Structure and Food

In your textbook, Anthropology, the autors write that the way  we get our food is important because “the way a society gets its food strongly predicts other aspects of a culture, from community size and permanence of settlement to type of economy and degree of inequality and type of political system, and even art syles and religous beliefs and practices.” (Ember et al. 2011: 270) Discuss the various ways that we get food (foraging, horticulture, intensive agriculture, and pastoralism) and how each food getting strategy influence the way people live. How do you think your life is influenced by the […]
January 15, 2019

Race as a Cultural Construct

Considering the article “Thinking Anthropologically About Race,” social scientists now understand race to be a cultural construction, not based on biology, but rather ideas we prescribe to biology. In other words, there is no genetic foundation for racial categories because you may be more genetically similar to someone in a different race than in your own. For this discussion forum, I would like you to go the PBS website dedicated to the film “Race: The Power of an Illusion.” Please explore the interactive website addressing “What is Race,” with its series of quick facts: Please address one of the […]
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