While certain people have similar behavior patterns or traits, the causes leading to observable or reportable traits are as individual as their fingerprints.

While certain people have similar behavior patterns or traits, the causes leading to observable or reportable traits are as individual as their fingerprints. Even two people raised by the same parents, in the same household, given the same advantages, or lack thereof, will not exhibit the same characteristics entirely because, as we know, everyone is an individual and we are all unique. Every person perceives things differently. At an early age I learned that I wanted to avoid conflict in my life at all costs. This desire of mine to escape conflict did not mean there wasn’t any conflict, in fact, there were many. Many people prefer to avoid conflict for a variety of reasons. My reasons stem from the fact that my mother created conflict between all the members of our family. I would go to the library in the summer and check out piles of books to read, thereby escaping to other worlds that helped me gain access to...
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Discussion: Diagnostic Labels as Powerful Communications-WK2 SOCW 6090 Assgn 1

Discussion: Diagnostic Labels as Powerful Communications A diagnosis is powerful in the effect it can have on a person’s life and treatment protocol. When working with a client, a social worker must make important decisions—not only about the diagnostic label itself but about whom to tell and when. In this Discussion, you evaluate the use and communication of a diagnosis in a case study. To prepare: Focus on the complex but precise definition of a mental disorder in the DSM-5 and the concept of dimensionality both there and in the Paris (2015) and Lasalvia (2015) readings. Also note that the definition of a mental disorder includes a set of caveats and recommendations to help find the boundary between normal distress and a mental disorder. Then consider the following case: Ms. Evans, age 27, was awaiting honorable discharge from her service in Iraq with the U.S. Navy when her colleagues noticed that she looked increasingly fearful and was talking about hearing voices telling her that the...
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Topic is “wrongful and heavy sentencing in criminal justice”

Topic is "wrongful and heavy sentencing in criminal justice" Research: use at least 4 sources (I provided 2 below that i selected, please use them) https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/04/09/more-studies-showing-racial-disparities-criminal-justice-system/ https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2020/09/black-latinx-people-overrepresented-in-massachusetts-prisons-study-says/ Content: Create a PowerPoint presentation that contains between 12 to 18 slides Title Slide (1 slide) - includes your name and the presentation title Introduction Slide (1 slide) - should be something catchy and explain why this issue is important Body/Content Slides (8-14 slides) - must be interesting, well organized, and presented clearly. Slides should contain full sentences/paragraphs. Summary Slide (1 slide) - may also include a way for others to get involved, help, or get more information. Reference Slide (1 slide) - must be in APA style and be a minimum of 3 resources. When including hyperlinks in the reference list, they must be hyperlinked. (Milestone 4) ...
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Topic- Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 Virtual Learning on School-Aged Children 

Topic- Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 Virtual Learning on School-Aged Children   Each student will be expected to submit a research proposal. The project will be developed throughout the semester and will have three parts in total: the topic and the conceptualization; the literature review; and methods sections. The Introduction and Statement of the Problem is the first section and should contain a discussion of the magnitude and scope of the problem. In this section, you should clearly state the problem and its worthiness for a topic of study. In order to substantiate your claim, statistics that relate to your topic must be used; these statistics are gleaned from websites, newspaper or magazine articles, and journal articles. The Literature Review grounds the research paper in a theoretical framework. This section is substantiated through peer-reviewed articles. In this section, the student should discuss findings from relevant empirical peer-reviewed research articles on the topic. The review should include at least (5) articles from a journal publication....
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Leadership Poster

Create a visual representation of what you have learned in this course by describing what you used to think/believe/know about the concepts covered in this course and what you think/believe/know now. You may create a(n) video montage, infographic, poster, painting, or animation. Make connections to the various topics covered in the course. You will present this project to the class using screen share and will explain how your choices of imagery represent your thoughts. This presentation will be 3 to 5 minutes in length. Please reflect on some (5-6) of the key concepts we have covered this term: -Historical Perspectives of Leadership (Ancient, Pre-Industrial, Industrial) -Scientific Management Theory -Neoclassical Management Theory -Trait Approach -Skills Approach -Behavioural Approach -Situational Approach -Path-Goal Theory -Leadership-Membership Exchange Finally, answer the question: Do scientific management principles help or hinder contemporary leadership practices? ...
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Discussion 2: Circumplex Model

Discussion 2: Circumplex Model Understanding the level of cohesion of a family system is important in order to determine an effective treatment plan. Olson (2000) developed the Circumplex Model, which has been used in the areas of marital therapy and with families dealing with terminal illness. For this Discussion, you again draw on the “Cortez Family” case history. By Day 4 Post your description of the Circumplex Model of Marital and Family Systems and how it serves as a framework to assess family systems. Apply this framework in assessing the Cortez family. Use the three dimensions (cohesion, flexibility, and communication) of this model to assess and analyze. Describe how assessing these dimensions assists the social worker in treatment planning....
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Discussion 1: Family Assessment

Discussion 1: Family Assessment The first step in helping a client is conducting a thorough assessment. The clinical social worker must explore multiple perspectives in order to develop a complete understanding of the situation. From this understanding, the social worker is able to recognize the client’s strengths and develop effective strategies for change. For this Discussion, review the “Cortez Family” case history. By Day 3 Post your description of how micro-, mezzo-, or macro-levels of practice aid social workers in assessing families. Assess Paula Cortez’s situation using all three of these levels of practice, and identify two strengths and/or solutions in each of these levels. Describe the value in strength-based solutions....
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SOC203- RACE & MINORITY GROUPS

Lesson 13 Discussion. Just a check-in: how are you doing with your work? Is there anything that you’re having trouble with? Please take this time to ask questions to each other, encourage each other, share resources with each other the way you would in a traditional brick-and-mortar class. This is also a great time to email your professor with any issues or questions you may be experiencing.   LESSON 14 Assignment- 5 pages https://mswcareers.com/generalistinterventionmodel/#:~:text=In%20addition%20to%20offering%20social,intervention%2C%20evaluation%2C%20and%20termination (Links to an external site.). https://ferrisintroductiontosocialwork.pressbooks.com/chapter/chapter-4-generalist-practice/ The resources at the beginning of Unit 7 illustrate different intervention strategies and theories for social workers. Use those resources, as well as your material from the entire course, to compose your work. Your work has two sections. Please address each section thoroughly. Section 1 · Choose a “private problem” that could be indicative of a systemic issue. You are welcome to use the same issue that you discussed in your Unit 5. · Find a reliable graph or chart that illustrates that this “private problem” could be a systemic issue....
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Assignment: Diagnosis: The Burden of Stigma in Help Seeking

Assignment: Diagnosis: The Burden of Stigma in Help Seeking The threat of public stigma, as well as self-stigma, can prevent individuals from receiving the mental health treatment they need. In this Assignment, you analyze the influence of stigma on experiences with and treatment of mental illness. To prepare: Watch the TED Talk by Sangu Delle and then review the readings for this week. https://www.ted.com/talks/sangu_delle_there_s_no_shame_in_taking_care_of_your_mental_health/transcript Focus on Delle’s examples illustrating Corrigan’s model about the stages of stigma and the hierarchy of disclosure. Consider Delle's experience against that model. By Day 7 Submit 3 pages that addresses the following: Briefly explain Corrigan’s model of the stages of stigma and his recommendations and hierarchy about recovery. Explain whether Delle’s experience follows that model. Use specific examples to argue your perspective. If you agree, identify which stage of recovery Delle is in. Analyze Delle’s reports about his own experiences with both types of stigma. Provide specific examples, and in your analysis consider the following questions: Does one type of stigma...
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· What does a Social Worker need to be aware of when it comes time for termination with a client?

SWK208- Generalist Practice I  Lesson 13 Discussion. After reviewing the information about termination, please consider the following questions for this discussion post: · What does a Social Worker need to be aware of when it comes time for termination with a client? · What would be some of the benefits/challenges to the different types of termination (forced, planned, and unanticipated)? To receive full credit, you will need to post one substantial post. Each discussion post should be a minimum of 200 words or one page. READING RESOURCES Termination of the Social Worker-Client Relationship https://nlcsw.ca/sites/default/files/inline-files/Termination%20of%20the%20Social-Worker%20Client%20Relationship_1.pdf The Importance of Closure https://www.socialworker.com/feature-articles/practice/The_Importance_of_Closure/ Challenging Endings: https://www.bu.edu/ssw/files/2017/07/Gelman-et-al-Challenging-Endings-First-Year-MSW-Interns-Experiences-with-forced-termination-and-discussion-points-for-supervisory-guidance.pdf Lesson 14 Discussion. Please review the readings and consider the following in your response: · Please share your thoughts about telemental health after reviewing these articles. · What are some of the benefits and challenges of telemental health? To receive full credit, you will need to post one substantial post. Each discussion post should be a minimum of 200 words or one page. Readings: Telemental Health: Legal Considerations for Social Workers: https://www.socialworkers.org/About/Legal/HIPAA-Help-For-Social-Workers/Telemental-Health The Continued Growth of Telemental Health; https://www.socialworktoday.com/archive/MA18p18.shtml SWK103- Social...
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