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Discusses the issue of nonbiological custody. Two opposing views of child welfare. Parental rights versus "best interests of the child" doctrine. Philosophy of the legal system regarding child custody disputes and placements. Traditional belief that young children need to be with their mother, and recent concept of nonbiological custody as an option if biological parents are unfit.
Child Welfare
Nonbiological Custody
There are difficult decisions made whenever custody decisions award custody to... more
6 pages | 4 sources | 8 citations | APA citation style

Price: $44.00

Examines changes in the welfare system. History of welfare, including public charity, settlement houses. Need for greater public assistance during the Great Depression. Broader public assistance. "War on Poverty." Growing welfare debate. Changes in the welfare system in the 1990s. Economic factors; minimum wage. Social and political influences.
The United States generally considers itself to have one of the strongest economies and highest standards of living in the world.... more
11 pages | 8 sources | 22 citations | APA citation style

Price: $48.00

Traces the evolution of the welfare model, its current situation and future prospects. Universal pension system. Impact of the model of changing economic conditions, structural rigidities, and a huge government deficit. Dimensions of the social insurance system. Concepts of universality. Role of trade and labor unions. Social equality.
Evolution of the Swedish Welfare State
The two most important dimensions of the Swedish social insurance system, which serves as the basis of... more
12 pages | 8 sources | 30 citations | APA citation style

Price: $28.00

Discussion of the federally funded nutrition program. Components of WIC including providing nutritious food, nutrition education, acces to health care to low-income pregnant women, new mothers and infants and children at nutritional risk. Nutritional makeup ot the WIC food package. Positive impact of WIC on its participants. Community welfare and economics.
This is an assessment of the WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program that has been in existence since 1972. The program was established by Congress... more
7 pages | 5 sources | 9 citations | APA citation style

Price: $60.00

Discusses how the deaf & blind population is treated as a minority within current American culture. Needs and problems of this population. Provisions of the American Disabilities Act (ADA). Concept of equal access. Status of the deaf & blind population in mainstream American society. Power relationships. Application of Bowen's family systems theory. Social work advocacy.
This research examines the deaf/blind population as a minority within the current American culture, for the purpose of evaluating the strengths and... more
15 pages | 25 sources | 34 citations |

Price: $28.00

Defines the specialization that brings social work knowledge to legal issue. Function to serve as a bridge between criminal justice & mental health systems. Specific responsibilities include client assessment, creation of a treatment plan, examination of clients' risks to themselves & others. Collaboration with other agencies. Client base. Job settings.
Forensic social workers are specialized professionals who are able to apply their social work knowledge to areas that are related to legal issues,... more
7 pages | 7 sources | 19 citations | APA citation style

Price: $28.00

Discusses the spiritual pilgrimage or journey of two American leaders: Jane Addams and Malcolm X. Compares purpose of both journeys.. Overview of life of Malcolm X & his spiritual revelation in prison his education, attitudes, his leadership in the black nationalist movement. Overview of Addams life & her spiritual and personal journey. Her decision to devote her future to establishing a settlement house t help Chicago'r poor people; her belief in the need for social welfare programs.
The stories told in both The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley and Twenty Years at Hull House by Jane Addams each fit the classic pattern of... more
7 pages | 2 sources | 4 citations | MLA citation style

Price: $16.00

A woman's struggle to survive. Rosa's extreme poverty and deprivation of the basics of life. Based on the book by Maria Ets, a social worker at the Chicago Commons Settlement House that aided Rosa. Evaluation of motives of Settlement House workers; issues of economic position, lifestyle, prestige, respect and power.
The Depression of 1893 was an economic crisis that was experienced by people in different ways, depending on their income and social status. Rosa... more
4 pages | 1 sources | 11 citations | MLA citation style

Price: $40.00

Managing and promoting social welfare of the citizenry. Human service organizations as an outgrowth of the modern welfare state. Human service reform in the New Deal of the 1930s, the Great Society System, and present period of decline in government participation in human services programming, and expanded role of non-profit and for profit private organizations.
The Development of Human Service Policy
A hallmark of modern society, particularly of the advanced industrial states, is the pervasiveness of... more
10 pages | 8 sources | 30 citations | APA citation style

Price: $20.00

Examines welfare failure in the United States. The shift in 1996 in the social welfare system as misdirected and misrepresented. Replacement of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) with Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF). Establishment of an eligibility, as well as a need, criteria. Political pressures. Concept of welfare dependency. Outline.
Welfare Failure: Outline

The Changed Nature of the Public Welfare System in America

From AFDC to TANF: A Paradigm Shift... more
5 pages | 6 sources | 14 citations | MLA citation style

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