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  • Promotoras And Institute
    426 words
    An informal network of providers allows access to a limited number of free or low-cost drugs, mammography, treatment and other services. This network includes volunteer physicians on both sides of the border, the local federally funded community health center, the local Catholic hospital on the US side, the Shriner's Hospital in Phoenix, hospitals in Tucson, the Mexican public social security hospital in Sonora, and the Santa Cruz County health department. The promotoras support the Santa Cruz C...
  • Participants In The Program
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    Program Description The program I am going to work with this trimester is the "Wellness Program" at Hillcrest Healthcare Center in Wayzata, Minnesota. This program is part of a larger program called "Freedom through Functionality" which runs through Aegis Rehabilitation, the company which provides therapy services to Hillcrest Healthcare Center. The program currently consists of an exercise regimen using several different Nautilus machines at the facility two times each week. I learned about thi...
  • House Arrest Programs Offenders
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    Alternatives to incarceration Ever since the first prison opened in the United States in 1790, incarceration has been the center of the nations criminal justice system. Over this 200 year period many creative alternatives to incarceration have been tried, and many at a much lower cost than imprisonment. It wasn't until the late 1980's when our criminal justice systems across the country began experiencing a problem with overcrowding of facilities. This problem forced lawmakers to develop new opt...
  • Public Safety And The Rehabilitation Of Offenders
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    Canada's Correctional System The Canadian Correctional System is adequate in providing rehabilitation for offenders and is proven to be successful. The rehabilitation process for federal offenders has played a major roll in Canada for several years. The Correctional Service contributes to the protection of society by actively encouraging and assisting offenders to become law-abiding citizens. For the last several years, the Correctional Service of Canada has been involved in a review process to ...
  • Ymca Buildings And Resident Camps
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    The YMCA The YMCA has a very clear and concise mission statement. Their mission is 'to put Christian principles into practice through programs th ta build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all'. The YMCA is the nation's largest not-for-profit community service organization in America. With more than 2,500 YMCAs, they are able to meet the health and social service needs of 18.9 million men, women and children in over 10,000 communities in the United States. No one is turned away from the Y. It i...
  • Community Service Most Community Service Programs
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    WAR ON DRUGS Debby McGee Criminal Justice Administration CA 450 (R 1) Christopher Manning December 7, 2004 Abstract Because of the war on drugs, prison overcrowding is vastly becoming a problem of astronomical proportion, putting a strain not only on the system of law enforcement, but on citizens as well. With studies in DNA and other forensic sciences that can pin point with exact precision the perpetrator of a crime; more and more criminal offenders are being caught, tried, and imprisoned for ...
  • Hours Of Community Service
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    When people hear how many hours of community service I have done, they ask, 'Do you get paid?' When I say no, they wonder why I do it. I tell them it's because I like to help people. Many think that community service is just something you are forced to do for school. To me, community service is a way of giving back. I like making people feel as though they matter, and it gives me a warm feeling at the end of the day because I feel I have made a difference. I grow as a person each time I do commu...
  • Boot Camp Programs
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    Boot Camps The history and explanation of how these institutions are operated The increase in violent behavior amongst America's youth has prompted the implementation of more effective rehabilitation methods. With the percentage of non-violent offenders on the rise, prison incarceration or juvenile detention doesn't seem to be the right solution for rehabilitation. In December 1983 a new idea emerged in Giorgi a. This new idea was shock incarceration or boot camp. These temporary institutions we...
  • Conclusion Professional And Traditional Midwives
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    Abstract Developing nations are plagued by high maternal mortality rates, unwanted pregnancies, and family planning policies that aim to control population growth through sterilization and unsafe birth control drugs. In such harsh settings, traditional midwives are important and effective agents of women's wellness and family planning policy. This essay will evaluate the community roles of professional versus traditional midwives in rural Asia, including discussion regarding the meager respect a...
  • Participants In The Residential Program
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    Selkirk Avenue Family Centre S.A.F.C. (temporary title for project identification) Rational Our community is made up of several cultures and within, each culture there are many families. Unfortunately there are families that have become victims of Domestic Violence. There is substantial evidence, supported by research that verifies the existence of this phenomenon, and its effects on the family. Some of the resulting effects are the development of fear, mistrust, abuse, and the continuation of t...
  • Foundation At Florida A M University
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    2) Describe an activity, interest, experience, or achievement in my life that has been particularly meaningful to me. I have spent my four years of high school in a program for individuals who are interested in pursuing careers in mass media. As a part of that program I was selected as a "Magic Johnson Foundation Intern" and spent four weeks this past summer at UCLA with the Young Filmmakers Association. It was a very intensive program where we worked from eight in the morning until well past el...
  • Important In Program Development
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    The development of a program takes much time and dedication. However, much deliberation goes into the process as well. Chapter four of Community Health Promotion Ideas That Work holds three major themes that touch upon the importance of organization, consideration and reflection. A major obstacle to starting a program is determining what specific behavioral change is desired. How exactly does a group of people with conflicting ideas decide what problem to address and how? Kreuter, Lezin, Krueger...
  • Managerial Communication Program
    726 words
    The MSC program fit the bill for me. So many other programs - MBAs especially - focus on numbers instead of the human aspect of the working world. I knew the focus of the MSC program would be important in my current job and any job I might have in the future. Course work in leadership, interpersonal communication, speech, and cultural diversity all helped give me a deeper understanding of business and organizational culture. And the diversity of the students in the program made the education all...
  • Prosecutors Drop Cases
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    Introduction Prosecutors have the most say in what happens to those that are arrested by our CJ system. One the most pressing questions in the CJ system is what should the prosecutor do with all those that are arrested. In order to better understand how prosecutors make their decisions we are going to look into a few different topics, the current issues in Prosecution, Prosecution Policy, and some changes that are taking place in Prosecution. By looking into these areas hopefully we can better u...

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