1. How does this theory fit with a clinical social work perspective?
Continuous concern with the individual in-situation is often regarded as social work’s most unique or distinguishing feature. In spite of the debate on where emphasis should be placed, both internal psychodynamics and environmental determinism are … In spite of the debate on where emphasis should be placed, both internal psychodynamics and environmental determinism are regarded as important for proper social work practice. Recent contributions made to the theoretical work by cognitive-behavioral studies show that both needs can be dealt with simultaneously. social work practice anchored on the important, perhaps pivotal, notion that overall human behavior is usually the sum of both environmental and personal realities. Though … several perspectives including clinical experience, behaviorism, and cognitive psychology (Berlin, 1987).
According to the Code of Ethics published by the National Association of social work (1996), there is a need……
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An assessment of … SAGE. This is not a primary source, but the definition of crisis could be used in the proposal.
An assessment of the customary practices utilized by individuals in times of crisis would not be complete without a clear definition of ‘crisis’ in the context of the said … utilized by individuals in times of crisis would not be complete without a clear definition of ‘crisis’ in the context of the said practices. In seeking to define the term crisis, the cited authors of the relevant piece in the volume are definite that we must base … what constitutes a crisis at both the individual and community levels. This particular resource is a……
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Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) usually have a difficulty relating social to others. The social difficulties they face are among the major symptoms of ASD. Persons with ASD who do not show considerable language or cognitive delays e.g. … significant progress when put through certain interventions. Significant progress to the extent that they improve in terms of communication. However, even with interventions, social difficulties usually remain and may sometimes end up impacting the vocational or academic success of such individuals later in life. Even individuals with … success of such individuals later in life. Even individuals with autism who have higher or average intelligence usually find it difficult to overcome social difficulties and to communicate in a manner that observes all the unwritten rules of conversation and social interactions (Radley, O’Handley & Sabey, 2017). For example, an individual diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders may not always say the……
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Speech to My Peers on Rebelling Against social Distancing as the New Normal
The new normal they say—that is what it has come down to for us! They have decided to … making laws left and right that limit your freedom and curtail your civil liberties. They have robbed from you your very right to work, to earn a living for yourself. In what sane world does one man have the right to deny another the ability to work? You cannot take a man’s work away from him—for then what is he but a slave? You should know, all of you, that this is not about safety or … Nike and Apple. It is why so many people are incarcerated in our for-profit prisons in our prison industrial complex and forced to work for pennies on the dollar for US corporations while in prison. It is why the US has……
… two oppressed/marginalized population (LGBTC Youth and Homeless Youth). B. Indicate the reason behind your interest in the population, and its direct connection to social work practice.
LGBTC youths are overrepresented amongst the homeless population. In spite of the fact that it is challenging to obtain accurate figures, it is … Cunningham et al., 2014).
The reason behind my interest in this population, that is LGBTC and homeless youth, and its direct connection to social work practice because it encounters emotional suffering and anguish, depression, seclusion, internalized homophobia or transphobia, violence and victimization, substance abuse, depression, suicide, pregnancy, conflict … spiritual, fiscal or environmental influences on these needs
LGBTQ youth have a superior susceptibility to a variety of general health, mental health, and social difficulties, for instance, sexually transmitted diseases, eating disorders, difficulties in school, homelessness, forced sexual activities, violence and victimization as well as suicide (Higa … also……
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… al., 2016). Therefore, addressing the plight of homeless people is a major public policy issue, particularly in the field of criminal justice and social work. Policymakers and other relevant stakeholders are faced with the need to develop suitable policies and approaches to address the ongoing problem of homelessness … states have witnessed more than 35% increase in the…[break]…women and children and others. Currently, various federal, state and local agencies exist to provide social services and promote the welfare of these populations. Some of the existing agencies include state and local police agencies, Office of Homeless Services, … high rates street crime victimization of these populations can be addressed through concerted efforts between various stakeholders including policymakers, law enforcement personnel, and social work. This would entail making changes to the social environment of homeless people, improving the current housing system for these populations, and policy changes to provide safe homes……
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The social Issue
Depression is a significant social issue of interest to me as I have seen it affect numerous people in my own life and have even struggled with it … their lives. This is why guidance and support for teens is so important. Other pressures come in the form of drugs, sex, school, work, and family—and balancing all of these while also trying to find time for personal recreation can cause teens to have negative, depressed thoughts. … challenges.
External factors may be that teens are hyper-connected, with digital devices over-stimulating them and giving them the means to engage in unhealthy social comparison, as they constantly monitor their social media pages and compares themselves to others. This can result in major depression. Lack of real community and real family support may…[break]…more and … things they would not do if they were alone. Peer pressure is increasingly making it……
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Nurses are always considered helpers and the profession is widely regarded as one for compassionate and helping individuals. The Nursing’s social Policy Statement is a work that seeks to detail the many ways in which nurses can assist others. How nurses relate with the society is through a relationship. … in which nurses can assist others. How nurses relate with the society is through a relationship. A relationship that is sort of a social contract complete with expectations from both sides. The relationship allows nurses to carry out their professional duties in the provision of care to … also empowers nursing practitioners to engage in policymaking, legislative and political action for the purposes of improving the provision of care, improving nursing practice, improving nursing research, and improving nursing education. It also enables nurses to comprehend the concepts of justice and social ethics and the roles they play in individual and……
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How African Customary and social Practices have been Utilized to Enhance Coping Strategies in Times of Crisis, focus on health pandemic
Background of the Study
Centuries before missionaries and … the Study
Centuries before missionaries and colonialists arrived in Africa and centuries before the slave trade commenced, Africans in Africa had cultural and social practices and mechanisms to sustain their societies and to prevent the loss of lives during crises. The practices and mechanisms included health education practices, procedures for managing illnesses, and procedures for preventing the spread of illnesses through societies (Iganus & Haruna, 2017). In cases where African mechanisms … was because the successful mechanisms took into account the socio-economic situation on the ground and wholesomely addressed the health crises and the related social and economic effects. Most of the mechanisms were initiated after elders or senior members of African societies met and discussed crises and suggested ………
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How Does social Change Occur
The main purpose of this chapter is to examine the concept of social change and what it means for people, how it is communicated, how it is achieved, how it spreads, and so on. Hickman (2010) … for people, how it is communicated, how it is achieved, how it spreads, and so on. Hickman (2010) here aims to show the social change does not spontaneously manifest itself as a protest like that seen during the 1960s or 1970s. Instead, the author intends to show … does not spontaneously manifest itself as a protest like that seen during the 1960s or 1970s. Instead, the author intends to show that social change begins organically, usually at a grassroots level, and grows as more and more people find commonality with the views of the movement. … more people find commonality with the views of the movement. When the……
Hickman, G. R. (2010). Leading Change in Multiple Contexts : Concepts and Practices in Organizational, Community, Political, Social, and Global Change Settings. SAGE.
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