Cynics

Some would suggest that, because they often deal with individuals at their worst, public safety professionals are, more than the general public, cynics (not the early deviant cynics)...do you agree with that...why or why not. Be sure to cite sources that inform your position. ...
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GLOBAL ISSUES

Presentation on Threats to the Global EnvironmentOverviewCongratulations! The members of the United Nations found great value in the two analyses you provided. They are now asking you to develop a PowerPoint presentation that addresses four of the most critical threats to the global environment. Critical threats include:Energy sources.Globalization.Lack of educational opportunities.Inappropriate use of technology.Civil war.Poor health of entire population.Cultural taboos.Climate change.InstructionsStep I. Narrow the List from Eight to the Four Most Critical ThreatsTo complete this step, complete the following tasks in order:Review research on each of the eight threats.Determine what you believe to be the current and potential future impacts of each threat on the global environment.Choose the four threats that you see as the most critical by considering which pose the greatest or most immediate risk.Step II. Create the PowerPoint PresentationThe completed version of this presentation will include a minimum of 16 slides. Your audience consists of the United Nations General Assembly.PPT Content and StructureTitle Slide: Include your name,...
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Reading: Local Hands, International News

Bishara's article is primarily ethnographic--based on the anthropologist embedded in participant observation fieldwork. Peterson's methodology in this paper is primarily semiotic--an analysis of recurring symbolic constructions in the news stories. How effective do you think this method is for an analysis of framing? What kinds of questions do you think semiotic analysis would not be effective in answering? ...
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SOCIOLOGY IN THE REAL WORLD

Part 1Provide paragraph-long and thorough responses for each question below in your own words. Include applicable information from the textbook or other academic sources (including films/videos) to support your explained ideas. Do not use direct quotes to respond to the questions, explain in your own words. Include in-text citation(s) after any referenced support and full references for any additional academic sources used outside of our textbook:Think about what you learned in section 6.1, including the section entitled, "SOCIOLOGY IN THE REAL WORLD - Best Friends She’s Never Met". 1a. In at least 4 sentences, describe how technology has changed your primary groups and secondary groups. Do you have more (and separate) primary groups due to online connectivity, or more secondary groups? Explain. (5 points)1b. In at least 4 sentences, explain if you believe that someone, like Levy, can have a true primary group made up of people she has never met? Explain why, or why not? (5 points)Think about what...
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Analysis on the Threats Defense Argument

OverviewThe information you provided in your PowerPoint presentation on Threats to the Global Environment has led to productive debates at the United Nations General Assembly! Hence, they are now asking you to create an additional analysis report to respond to the issues raised in these debates.Your fourth project as a consultant for the United Nations is to develop a report that addresses the issues raised by some of the member states of the United Nations.InstructionsStep I. Consider the IssuesIn the Presentation on the Threats to the Global Environment, you were asked to create a PowerPoint identifying the four most critical threats out of eight threats provided:Energy sources.Globalization.Lack of educational opportunities.Inappropriate use of technology.Civil war.Poor health of entire population.Cultural taboos.Climate change.There are four remaining threats that you did not discuss in your PowerPoint. This assignment will focus on two of those four. Here are the specific tasks you will complete:Review the remaining four threats that you did not use in Presentation...
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z-Score

For this assignment, use the data you created in your W1 Midweek Assignment.Using Microsoft Excel and following the instructions given in your lecture, convert each subject's age and height into a z-score.Using the z-score of ±1.645 for the 5 percent cutoff and the z-score of ±1.96 for the 2.5 percent in the tail, identify the subject identification (ID) number for subjects who fall at or above the cutoff for the upper 2.5 percent and 5 percent of the scores and those who are at or below the lower 2.5 percent and 5 percent of the scores. Do this by comparing each participant’s z-score with the appropriate critical value (1.645, 1.96, -1.645, -1.96).To fall into the upper tail of 5% (the 95th percentile), a participant’s z-score would need to be equal to or greater than 1.645. To fall into the upper tail of 2.5% (the 97.5th percentile), the z-score would need to be equal to or greater than 1.96. For the...
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Qualitative Research

GuideSince your groups will all be choosing different topics and participants for your projects, your essays will look a little different. However, since all of your topics will be related to social work, you can start off your essay thinking about who you are as an emerging social work and then begin writing about your expectations for those you will interview in your topic area. We need to remember that we have all experienced, the impact of COVID 19 on all facets of our lives during 2020/21 and that story is also wrapped up in your life and that of your participants. You might choose to have a specific question about that in your interview guide.I would like you to write an essay starting with your own experiences in mind. In writing your subjectivity essay, please consider the following (you should write this as an essay and incorporate the various points, rather than just answer the prompts):Who you are (gender,...
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Evidence-Based Practice

Respond to at least two colleagues (You have to compare my post to 2 SEPARATE peer posts and respond to their posts and ask a question I have provided all three) by noting the similarities and differences in the factors that would support or impede your colleague’s implementation of evidence-based practice as noted in his or her post to those that would impact your implementation of evidence-based practice as noted in your original post. Offer a solution for addressing one of the factors that would impede your colleague’s implementation of evidence-based practice.IT does not have to be long but has to in text citation and full references MY POSTSummerLove Holcomb RE: Discussion - Week 1Top of FormThe Characteristics of the evidence-based practice (EBP) The evidence-based program is defined as the programs that are effective and this is based on the rigorous assessment. One of the key features of EBP is that they have been assessed thoroughly in an experimental or...
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Peer Responses

Respond to the blog post of three colleagues ( They have to be responded to separately) in one or more of the following ways:Share an insight from having read your colleague's posting.Make a suggestion to your colleague's post.Intext citation and full references for each peer responsePeer 1: Audri Kaufman A description of your understanding of field education experiencesAccording to Wayne et al. (2010), field education is the signature pedagogy of the integration of academic instruction including reflection, conceptualization, and integration of theory and practice through active involvement with "real" experiences while providing a service or assisting in a helping role. For me, the field education experience is all about putting my educational skills to use. The Counsel of Social Work Education (CSWE) utilizes a competency-based curriculum that is widely utilized in field education and its goal is to ensure the application of social work knowledge, value, and skills to practice situations is done so in a purposeful, intensional, and professional...
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Ethics and Philosophy

Required ResourcesRead/review the following resources for this activity:Textbook: Chapter 1, 2LessonMinimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)Initial Post InstructionsThe study of ethics and philosophy is one that brings many different kinds of "thinkers" together. One person's philosophy on ethics is another person's philosophy on evil. We will be working this term on constructing personal ethical bases and understanding how ethical codes (both personal and professional) are created and followed.To start us thinking about the different areas of philosophy and ethics, and how we fit into the different molds or world views, let's imagine the following scenario:It is 2019. The federal law banning female circumcision is still under appeal in the courts. You are a nurse assisting a plastic surgeon at a local hospital. The plastic surgeon comes from a country where they practice "female circumcision". This practice is also sometimes called "female genital mutilation".Launch External ToolFire Eyes: Female Circumcision, Written by Soraya Mire, Directed by Soraya Mire,...
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