Daily Archives: August 27, 2020

Formal and informal social norms

Formal and informal social norms about what is a “good parent”. In Fixing Families, Reich addresses the complex ways that the state regulates family life in the child welfare system. As we’ve discussed in class, there are some clear-cut cases where children should be removed from parental custody, but many more that rely upon subjective evaluations.

For this paper, identify how formal and informal social norms about what is a “good parent” shape the processes involved with child dependency and reunification. Use specific examples from the book to support your discussion of how CPS implicitly defines good parenting and the challenges that some parents face in meeting those expectations. You can also include relevant information from the Cohen reading. Finally, address how we might shift our….

Professional Health Care Mission and Vision

Professional Health Care Mission and Vision. Provide a short description of your personal vision, mission, values and ethics, social accountability, and stewardship values related to the health care field you are in or will be entering.Review the NCHL Health Leadership Competency Model on page 38 of your New Leadership for Today’s Health Care Professionals: Concepts and Cases text. On the basis of this model, list five specific competencies that highlight your strengths. Describe how these competencies can be used to improve organizational outcomes.

Choose an organization to study. You may use the organization for which you work, an organization related to your field, or one you may be interested in working for in the future. Conduct research to find the organization’s vision, mission, values and ethics….

How benchmarking is performed at the department level

How benchmarking is performed at the department level. Discuss internal benchmarks and how benchmarking is performed at the department level. Explain how a COO may use internal benchmarks to identify best practices within his or her organization.

Internal benchmarking refers to the process in which organizations determine the best practices within their own organization or the most favorable methodology for talking a particular task (Attiany, 2014). The aim of the process is to come up with the best available practice that will get a job done while using minimum resources and effort. Internal benchmarking entails a process where the organizations learn about their own structure which can be measured and defined. For instance, a shipping company can compare the success of shipping products in one site….

Federal Policy Analysis and Recommendations

Federal Policy Analysis and Recommendations. So far in the project, you have explored a social problem, selected a relevant federal policy, and analyzed the policy’s development and potential impacts. Your work on this course project has not only enabled you to demonstrate your mastery of the course competencies, but has also provided you an initial experience with policy analysis at the federal level. This is valuable professional practice for your work as a social worker.

The Federal Policy Analysis and Recommendations assignment due in this unit is the final compilation of your project for this course. The purpose of this assignment is to analyze the extent to which a specific federal policy can meet the needs of a targeted population related to the social justice problem….

Understanding of cognition and learning

Understanding of cognition and learning. This assignment is intended to enhance your ability to make connections between the course readings and “real-life” situations and the everyday occurrence of cognitive processes as depicted in popular media and professional research sources. This is your opportunity to express your thoughts succinctly and coherently. Be creative, but ensure that the reader is to able to discern that you can critique the article/media source in a scholarly way as related to course material. This is a great launching point as you begin brainstorming for the Week 7 Creative Project.

Assignment Instructions

For this assignment, you are tasked with identifying a research article or reliable, popular media source (news segment, blog article, etc.) that focuses on a topic related to cognitive psychology, cognitive….

Cognitive Psychology and its modern influence

Cognitive Psychology and its modern influence. Cognitive psychology looks at the mental process and its relation to expression of behavior. The article most teachers believe that kids have different ‘learning styles’ here is why they are wrong gives comprehensive information on what influences children to understand what they are learning. Additionally, it is an issue from the Washington Post newspaper which shows the information given is credible and is addressed to the public to educate them on the sensitive matter of children education.

The article mainly used ethos mode of persuasion to relay information. For instance, most claims are in reference to cognitive scientists or reliable experts who have done a comprehensive study on the subject. The author of the article derives most of the writing from….

Impact of the IOM report on nursing education

Impact of the IOM report on nursing education. With more than 3 million members, the nursing profession is the largest segment of the nation’s health care workforce. Working on the front lines of patient care, nurses can play a vital role in helping realize the objectives set forth in the 2010 Affordable Care Act, legislation that represents the broadest health care overhaul since the 1965 creation of the Medicare and Medicaid programs. A number of barriers prevent nurses from being able to respond effectively to rapidly changing health care settings and an evolving health care system. These barriers need to be overcome to ensure that nurses are wellpositioned to lead change and advance health.

The concept of assessing the implementation of the landmark 2011 Institute….

Civil-Military Dissonance and Ineffectiveness

Civil-Military Dissonance and Ineffectiveness. How political changes in India since independence have affected the country’s civil-military relations? Krishnaswamy Subrahmanyam, famous international strategic affairs analyst and the “ideological champion of India’s nuclear deterrent,” once summarized the current paradigm of India, “politicians enjoy power without any responsibility, bureaucrats wield authority without any accountability and the military assumes responsibility without any direction” (Mukherjee, 2012, p.331). With this quote, Subrahmanyam’s vision has guided the study of Indian civil-military relations in the past decades. 

India became independent from British India in 1947. In the process of decolonization, the country chose to establish its political system based on the British model, including the construction of new democratic institutions and the establishment of civilian control (Shah, 2010, p.91). Although India is the world’s largest democratic….

Political Opinions as a function of Socio-Economic Status

Political Opinions as a function of Socio-Economic Status. Perceived lower rank in the social class hierarchy reflects an individual’s relative lack of perceived social and economic worth in society. In the current study we tested the predictions that lower perceptions of social class rank elicit both reduced political participation and lower political self-efficacy. Study 1 found that students with lower perceived social class were less likely to seek information about student government.

You will be required to submit two research papers. Written assignment #1 will be due at the end of Unit 4 and written assignment #2 will be due at the end of Unit 7. Each paper will allow you to broaden your understanding of a particular sociological concept. This paper should be 2-3 pages of….

Policy change and advocacy and Responsibility

Policy change and advocacy and Responsibility.This video is more of an inspiration to be deliberate about how we influence policy.As an extension to your reflection in Module 11, think about what you are passionate about or your area of work and consider the issues which you feel are not being addressed appropriately or adequately. In your My Journal write down the issue and reasons why you think something can be done about the issue you have identified . Consider the advocacy steps and think about the following questions in your reflection.

How is the issue being addressed? What is not right about the way the issue is currently being addressed? What needs to change?Any like-minded people?Is there evidence to support your claim?What role do you think you….