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  • Client And Social Worker Work
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    Social workers in all branches of the military are helping families and military personnel prepare for, and cope with, the hardships of war. They do so through a range of preventive and clinical services provided by the Veteran Administration with many different types of programs, including family-support and mental-health counseling. The mission statement of the VA Social Workers is to eliminate significant barriers to clients in need and offer interventions for veterans and families. It is acc...
  • Benefits Of Social Science
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    The Dual Nature of the Progressive Era One common misconception is to view the Progressive movement as a unified core of reform-minded crusaders dedicated to improving the social welfare of American society. While this viewpoint is not entirely incorrect, it is only a partial and thereby misleading assessment of the movement that categorized the early part of the nineteenth-century. What some may fail to appreciate is the duality of the period-the cry for social welfare reforms juxtaposed agains...
  • Most Important One Being Human Nature
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    Since the new development of ideologies in the nineteenth century, debates over the better political theory is still continued. Socialism and liberalism are two ideologies that attempt to provide a foundation for society, while both are critics of each other. The one theory of liberalism is the general idea of all different classes of society existing together, while socialism is intended to abolish any type of classes and society shall exist together as an equal. The only aspect these two may h...
  • Field Of Social Work
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    For my Social Work interview, I interviewed Professor Lampen. She is a social work professor here at Cornerstone. She is no longer in the profession right now. Before she came to cornerstone to teach she worked as a social worker for about sixteen years. Professor Lampen started out her schooling by getting her bachelors degree in Psychology. Then, she went on with her schooling and became a Registered Nurse. She decided that she wanted something different so she went back to school and got her ...
  • Economic Idea Of Socialism
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    Socialism aims at a social system based on public ownership of the means of production (Von Mises, 1969). Arising in the late Eighteenth and early Nineteenth Century, socialism developed as a reaction to the hardships caused by capitalism and industrial revolution. The government owns and operates all material resources in a social system. Socialism first originated in France and England at about the same time, but as it grew socialism took different courses throughout each country (Wells, 1912)...
  • Work With A Specialized Clinical Social Worker
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    Choosing a career is a very important aspect to people's lives. One goes to college, usually around the age of eighteen, and by the time they leave they are expected to have decided on the career that they will have for the rest of their lives. Being a psychology and interpersonal communication major, I have always had an interest on relationships between individuals given certain stimuli presented to them. I want to have the ability to touch people's lives by helping them understand themselves ...
  • Social Security System Y
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    The 2004 Report of the Social Security Trustees is in; but the jury is still out 'y arguing the findings of the report. Agree or not, the masses have a good idea of 'y the final ruling and they all agree that the current state of the social security 'y system has suffered, for a very long time, from an ongoing deficit problem that 'y will continue to grow unless immediate steps are taken to address the problem. 'y People, on both sides of the fence, argue in support or against the president's 'y...
  • Social Security
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    Social Security The problem within Social Security is that the ratio of worker's paying Social Security taxes to retirees receiving the benefits is getting worse. There were 16.5 worker's for each Social Security recipient in 1950. Today there are only 3.2 workers per recipient of Social Security. According to the "Social Security Legislative Bulletin", According to current projections, in 2030 there will be fewer than 2 workers per recipient. There are various strategies for changing the Social...
  • Social Security And The Money
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    The Social Security Crisis The Presidential election will be coming up this November and the question that many of Americans have on their mind is what are you going to about the Social Security crisis? This question has our nation divided between generations. The elder people of our nation (ages 50 and up) fell confident that Social Security will be there for them and that it should be left alone. On the other hand the Baby Boomers (ages 31-49) and Generation X (ages 18-30) lack this confidence...
  • Drawing Retirement Benefits From Social Security
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    SOCIAL SECURITY The purpose of Social Security is to provide for the material needs of individuals and families, to protect aged and disabled persons against the expenses of illnesses that may otherwise use up their savings; to keep families together; and to give children the chance to grow up healthy and secure. As I write this term paper, I will discuss the following topics, related to Social Security: 1. A brief history of Social Security. 2. Types of Social Security benefits. 3. How Social S...
  • Correctional Social Workers Work
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    Social workers play a vital role in many aspects of our society, from the court system to the correctional facilities in which they work. The lives of the incarcerated clients, in addition to those who have been released, and the members of our society as a whole can contribute something to society. According to California's Occupational Guide "correctional Social Workers work with juvenile or adult offenders to determine and correct the causes of anti-social behavior. They may work with youth g...
  • Believer In Socialism And Jurgis
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    The Jungle: The Appeal of Socialism During the late 1800's and early 1900's hundreds of thousands of European immigrants migrated to the United States of America. They had aspirations of success, prosperity and their own conception of the American Dream. The majority of the immigrants believed that their lives would completely change for the better and the new world would bring nothing but happiness. Advertisements that appeared in Europe offered a bright future and economic stability to these n...
  • Polish Intelligentsia And The Polish Worker
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    The Solidarity movement in Poland was one of the most dramatic developments in Eastern Europe during the Cold War. Itwas not a movement that began in 1980, but rather a continuation of a working class and Polish intelligentsia movement that began in 1956, and continued in two other risings, in 1970 and 1976. The most significant of these risings began in the shipyards of the 'Triple City', Gdansk, Sopot and Gdynia in 1970. The first and by far the most violent and bloody of the workers revolts c...
  • Interested Into Social Work
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    My perception to the social work filed is basically the problems that exist in our nation which need to be recognized more clearly than it is. A number of prominent individuals have been attacked or killed by people with a psychosis or other mental disorders. Violence and aggression displayed by the mentally ill is usually directed against partners or family members, rather than others. There is little evidence of an increasing number of violent acts made by patients with psychosis, but books su...
  • National Commission On Social Security Reform
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    Title of Paper: Social Security Social security, created in 1935, is the most costly item in the federal budget. The program provides old age, survivors' and disability insurance to a healthy portion of Americans. Workers and their employers fund the system by each paying payroll taxes. The Internal Revenue Service collects the taxes and deposits the money in government-administrated accounts known as the Old Age and Survivors and Disability Insurance Trust Funds (OAS DI). The payroll tax revenu...
  • Push For Socialism As Great Britain
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    Beginnings of socialism in Great Britain and Europe were seen in workers unions formed for the good of the people. These unions provided a voice for the oppressed workers whose lives suffer while their bosses lavish themselves in the fruits of the lower classes labor. In a small way, this is towards the goal outlined by Marx, leading to a level, and equal society, free of classes and poor distribution of products. Nevertheless, unions alone cannot bring about the full-fledged socialist or commun...
  • Will Social Security Have Future
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    Abbott 1 Josh A. Abbott Professor Adams Principles of Microeconomics 14 November 2000 Financial Concerns About the Future of Social Security "Will Social Security Have future financial difficulty" In my view, Social security doesn't face a true financial crisis. But it does face a crisis of confidence among younger workers. One widely publicized survey showed more young workers believed in UFOs than believed Social Security would pay them full benefits when they need them. By the time young work...
  • Youth And Community Work Access Course
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    in ing Access / Foundation My reasons for wanting to study for a qualification in social work have built up over many years of lost schooling, menial jobs and raising children, over which time I have learned a little about everything and a lot about nothing. My sense of self has been lost amongst nappy changing and school runs, I have also become more and more frustrated in the fact that how ever much life experience you have, potential employers are not interested in what you can bring personal...
  • Social Workers The Middle Fifty Percent
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    The nature of social work is for people who love helping people. I say love because you have to have the heart for social work and the people you are trying to help. Social worker join this field to enlighten their clients lives. Social workers, depending on what part of the field one enters they can help people with mental illness, families with problems, school children, people with addictions and criminal problems, people who have problems in finding and keeping jobs, and they help senior cit...
  • Society's Attitudes Towards Aids And Plwas
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    AIDS Related Stigma Since the appearance of AIDS in the late seventies and early eighties, the disease has had attached to it a significant social stigma. This stigma has manifested itself in the form of discrimination, avoidance and fear of people living with AIDS (PLWAs). As a result, the social implications of the disease have been extended from those of other life threatening conditions to the point at which PLWAs are not only faced with a terminal illness but also social isolation and const...

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