• Depression And Mormon Women
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    Depression in Mormon Women 'Molly Mormon' is the perfect woman. She never raises her voice. Her house is always sparkling clean and she excels in every church calling. She's understanding and supportive of her husband and children. In essence, 'Molly Mormon' is the ideal wife, mother, helpmate, PTA leader, quilter, baker, and casserole maker; she is consistently well-groomed, cheerful and bright (Egan 1). For many Latter Day Saint (LDS) women, the overwhelming pressure to be 'Molly Mormon' is un...
  • Retired Volunteers Human Services
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    HS 836 Unit 7 Discussion 2 February 27, 2002 Question: Seniors, more than any other age group, scrutinize social problems and service delivery systems, partially because they have available time and partially because they are the recipients. Failure to request their input in social service planning is a critical error. Discuss your mechanisms for soliciting their input. Discussion: Soliciting the input of seniors can be accomplished by the news media, local church groups, colleges, human service...
  • A Childs Journey Through The Foster Care System
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    The paper and diagram below describe the typical progression a child makes through a state welfare system. Each figure in the diagram below links to a specific decision point described in the paper, which begins immediately after the diagram. This chart provides a model, which highlights typical decision points on a child's journey through the current foster care system. Although the format is based on federal and common state law and practice, nevertheless it is only a model. Laws vary across s...
  • Introduction To Human Services
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    Introduction to Human Services Jeffrey, 'A Human Services Professional is someone who is a facilitator for someone who is not able or not yet able to deal with issues in a healthy way. I am taking classes so that I can learn how to best help empower people change their situation by believing in themselves. I believe that people have the answers within themselves, but may need help getting in touch with their spiritual or intuitive self. As human services providers, we hopefully strive to model h...
  • Human Services Programs People State
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    Human Services is really one of those fields where you do need to have a lot of knowledge about various aspects of our society's life. And I have certainly learned a lot working at Tompkins Community Action as a Central Intake Associate, which was a position that I was very proud of, since I got it with my own efforts and kept doing good job for two and a half years. I had a rather broad array of responsibilities: HEAP applications, budgeting money for income eligibility, interviewing, counselin...
  • Texas Department Of Human Serv
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    Texas Department of Human Services The Texas Department of Human Services was established in 1939. Formally known as the Texas Department of Public Welfare (DPW). DPW took the Old Age Relief Commission, the Child Welfare Division and the Texas Relief Commission. The mission of the Texas Department of Human Services is to provide financial, health, and human services that promote the greatest possible independence and personal responsibility for all clients. (web) The Philosophy of the Texas Depa...
  • Human Services People Client One
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    Personal Skills and Characteristics Summation For a professional that helps people, there are seven characteristics they should have to be an effective helper. They include, empathy, genuineness, acceptance, the desire to help, a balance between subjectiveness and objectiveness, self-awareness, and patience. Empathy is being able to have compassion for some one else other than your self. Meaning you try to understand a clients feelings, and life. Empathy is very important to have because if you...