it’s like for workers in the American South to attempt to organize, or to join a union. Workers in Tennessee, Mississippi, and South Carolina failed, sometimes overwhelmingly, to vote to be represented by a union in contract negotiations with their employers. Why? Do you think attempts to unionize would have been unsuccessful if the factories you read about had instead been located in Midwestern states, like Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio? Why is the political class of the southern states so opposed to unions? Is that opposition rational? Is it in the economic interests of the people of those states?
WRITING: RACE AND VOICE
If our schools are racially biased, what is it we actually teach our children?
Jonathan Kozol is an Educational Activist who has been working for Social Justice for all since the early 1960’s. For these 40 years one of his concentrations has been in the area of education. In his most recent book on this subject, “The Shame of the Nation” Kozol looks at the state of our public education system.
Using the resources provided in this lesson, and others that you may find on your own, approach the following:
After watching the video and reading this article, what does this short passage quoted below tells you? It comes from Kozol’s book, The Shame of a Nation. Post your own reactions to the video. Post your own understand of what Kozol is saying in this short quotation about the use of our voices, and what our schools are teaching our children, and respond to the ideas of others. How important is it that our schools are free of race based bias?
“In a third class of over 30 students that was housed in a portion of the school building itself that was still unusable, children read me [Kozol] sentences they’d written about what they liked best about the new curriculum.
‘My favorite skill is silence,’ said one child.
‘No talking,’ said another.'”
Attempt to answer the questions posed here in a 2 page essay, double spaced.
The purpose of this assignment is to become familiar with the treatment and recovery methods, modalities, and strategies.
After reading all assigned material complete the “Co-occurring Treatment and Recovery Chart” by filling in the information for the following categories below. Description or definition of the strategy: What is the strategy and modality? For example, regarding stages of change, what is the brief definition of this method? Key concepts and brief definitions: What are the common terms used in this model? Provide brief definitions for terms and concepts. Purpose/use of strategy in working with clients with co-occurring disorders: Why is this particular model or strategy used in working with persons with co-occurring disorders? In other words, what is its purpose? Overall successful outcomes appearances: How are successful outcomes recognized? How the strategy is used in various treatment settings: How might the strategy be utilized in the different treatment settings? Is the approach different depending on the setting? How the strategy aids in recovery: In what way does the strategy help the client recover?
The assessment and incorporation of a client’s spirituality has become increasingly common in the field of social work. While historically social workers were trained to avoid discussions centered on religion, we now know that spirituality encompasses many ways of believing. “The Society for Spirituality and Social Work is a network of social workers and other helping professionals dedicated to spiritually sensitive practice and education” (Society for Spirituality and Social Work, n.d.). Addressing a client’s spirituality allows for a biopsychosocial holistic approach that can aid in the process of understanding illness, disability, and end-of-life issues.
For this Discussion, review the required resources and locate one scholarly article addressing spirituality with the elderly.
Post your explanation of the significance of addressing spirituality with the elderly. Identify a spiritually based intervention for this population. Describe the effectiveness of the use of spirituality with the elderly as found in the literature. Then, describe your own thoughts on the use of spirituality in an intervention.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act provides some protections to employees over 40. Research the act and consider what this may or may not mean for employers accommodating older workers. As a human and social services professional, you have the ability to create social change by ensuring all employees have a fair and diverse work environment. Select two issues you believe are important for organizations to consider when including aging adults in the workforce. Also, think about whether organizations should be required to accommodate older adults in the workforce and, if so, how.
Post by Day 3 a description of the two issues you selected. Then, explain whether you think organizations and workplaces should have to make adjustments to accommodate older adult workers. If not, explain why, and if so, explain what accommodations should be implemented. Explain what you might do as a human and social services professional to create social change by ensuring all employees have a fair and diverse work environment. Support your post with examples from the literature.
WRITING: SOCIETAL VALUES AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES
This video is a debate about affirmative action that involves Tim Wise.
After watching the Tim Wise videos think how it impacts on you. Write a 2 pages essay double spaced that addresses the following:
Chose 2-4 points about affirmative action that Time Wise makes in this video and discuss those ideas making sure to:
1. How did watching this video make you feel?
2. Analyze what he is saying. What does it mean for whites? What impact does this idea have on white people’s lives? For men?
3. What does this idea mean for people of color? For women?
4. What do you think about these ideas? Do you agree or disagree? Support your ideas.
1. Please post the hyperlink to one federal statute which influences commerce on the internet and summarize in not less than 100 words what that statute accomplishes.
2. Please post the hyperlink to one state statute which influences commerce on the internet and summarize in not less than 100 words what that statute accomplishes.
3. Please post the hyperlink to one federal case which influences commerce on the internet and summarize in not less than 100 words what that case accomplishes.
4. Please post the hyperlink to one state case which influences commerce on the internet and summarize in not less than 100 words what that case accomplishes.
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In 750-1,000 words, identify and describe the issues affecting standards of practice related to competency of medical care identified in the Lyckholm and Hackney article.
In addition to summarizing the relevant points of the article, explain the relevance that standards of practice have (or will have) to you as a practitioner.
UNIT9ASSIGN1 Leadership Development: Strategic Planning for Collaborative Service Delivery
This assignment involves the development of a brief strategic plan for building a collaborative service delivery model for the organization you have selected for your project assignments. Your organization’s senior leadership has designated you to be the task organizer to address the service delivery model, with a directive to build a team that will be able to address the issues and concerns. You will have to decide what kinds of organizations would need to become involved in the coalition. You might need to bring in legislators or policymakers, health care facilities, schools, private organizations, or philanthropic organizations that have an interest or funding investment in the identified population.
In your strategic plan, include: A description of the human services delivery focus for the strategic plan. A description of a method for conducting a market assessment of community needs. How will you develop a plan or use an existing tool to assess the community needs? A plan for building capacity for service delivery that involves engaging multiple organizations in the planning process. You will need to identify the organizations that will be included in the planning process, how the forms of governance for the organizations may impact their ability to engage in the planning process, and how they will be invited to participate. A timeline for implementing the plan. Draw a graphic timeline and include key points and dates for development and implementation. Tools and practices you will use to evaluate the plan for success.
Your plan must also include: Cultural competency practices necessary to interact effectively with diverse groups and populations. An assessment of the sustainability of the plan, based on governance structures and policy changes that may impact continued implementation. Possible Situations
The following list includes examples of situations that might become an area of focus to consider for this assignment: The community has seen an increase in suicide among young people. The community has seen an increase in the need for affordable housing programs to assist the needs of an aging population. There has been a noticeable increase in older people who are in need of in-home or facility programs to assist with memory care services. The community has seen a lack of affordable local inpatient treatment facilities for mental health and addiction treatment. The community has seen a lack of adequate after-school programs for grade school and junior-high aged children. The community has seen an increase in drug use among young people.
Use the template provided in the assignment resources to complete the assignment. Assignment Requirements Written communication: Written communication should be free of errors that detract from the overall message. APA formatting: Headings, resources, and citations should be formatted according to current APA style and formatting guidelines. References: Include at least 8 academic references. References must be from academic journals or textbooks. Length of paper: 8–10 pages. Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.
Submit your assignment in the Assignment area as a Word attachment.
UNIT9DISC1 Effective Marketing and Persuasion
In all human service organizations and collaborative programs or projects, there is a need for marketing plans and persuasion practices. These practices are a foundation for gaining investment from key stakeholders.
In your initial post, identify a policy, project, or initiative from your experience or from course materials. Discuss how the facilitators or leaders and members of a collaborative team working on that community project or new policy initiative would use methods of marketing and persuasion as discussed in the text. Discuss one tool or method of persuasion that might be used for the policy or initiative you identify and why that tool or method might be effective.
For the second assignment, and to give you some practice writing an academic paper in the APA format, students are individually responsible for writing a practice summary of an academic research article. This summary must be a minimum of 1,500 words, including a title page and reference page. APA formatted is required! This assignment is worth 10% of your final grade.
During the first week, each student will pick one article from a group of six. After the article has been assigned, each student will write an article summary (all articles are available on the course website). You may not use any other articles or sources. The articles you may choose from are as follows: After the Promise: The STD Consequences of Adolescent Virginity Pledges The Socialization of Attitudes about Sex and their Role in Adolescent Pornography Use “It’s Just a Lot of Work”: Adolescents’ Self-Presentation Norms and Practices on Facebook and Instagram Queer Youth, Intoxication and Queer Drinking Spaces Transgender Youth and Life-Threatening Behaviors Time Perspective, Sports Club Membership, and Physical Self-Concept among Adolescents
For this practice article summary, it is important for students not to inject their personal opinions or ideas, using value-free language and remaining as impartial and objective as possible. Avoid focusing on charts or illustrations, and instead focus on summarizing the author’s ideas, research question, hypothesis, methodology, results, and discussion. Examples of article summaries and writing suggestions will be provided to you.
Avoid long quotes in your summary, and paraphrase whenever possible, citing the author’s last name and year of the publication.
Maximum quotes = 2 short quotes (less than 40 words each).
Correct APA formatting is also required – double-spaced, 12 pt Times New Roman font, 1 inch margins all around, APA in-text citations, running header, title page, and a reference page. Run spelling and grammar checks and double-check your APA formatting. Be sure to CITE your sources throughout the summary.
Article summaries will be graded according to the following criteria: Content and Development (Total points: 60) Paper adequately summarizes the research articles ideas, research question, hypothesis, methodology, results, and discussion: 60 Points Mechanics and Style (Total points: 40) APA rules of spelling, grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed: 30 Points Sentences are complete, clear, and concise, and the tone is appropriate to the content and assignment: 10 Points
100 points total
The file I uploaded is the article I chose.