In addition, I want to know more about the various agencies and organizations that deal with children’s welfare.With the assurance of their family and the society that they will be provided with their needs, children will inevitably become productive members of the society.The Child Welfare Challenge: Policy, Practice, and Research.In achieving these objectives, I believe that I have the necessary qualities needed to become a great child welfare worker.My advocacy and my interpersonal and intrapersonal skills is my powerful combination to be able to function well as a child welfare worker.
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But, then I realized how many people need and do get support from welfare.When I first started researching “welfare” I only thought about all the people who cheat the system.I have learned that welfare should imply more restrictions.In conclusion, it seems that restrictions are that missing puzzle piece to welfare.There are more people receiving help from welfare, then people hurting it.
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The purpose of this paper is to enlighten us on the different stereotypes and "myths", if you will, of the welfare family and to set the record straight in the minds of society.2 (Summer 1999): 49-52 Kern, William S.. "Current Welfare Reform: A Return to the Principles of 1834" Journal of Economic Issues Vol.The welfare system is full of sex and gender stereotyping.I come from a family who practiced good work ethics, so relying on welfare for support never entered my mind.'Welfare Mothers' Welcome Reform, Urge Compassion" Family Relations Vol.
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Through thorough research and reading through many view points, my stance on welfare is that I am for the system.Welfare, is the social effort designed to promote the basic physical and material well-being of people in need by the government, for its’ people.Is it better to have a system that some may abuse but helps those in need, or is it better to have no system and let those in need suffer?The true birth of our welfare system began during the Great Depression era where, one quarter of the nations labor force was unemployed (wellfareinfo.org), resulting in American families to be impelled into the depths of poverty.110,489,000, is the total amount of Americans who are on the nation’s welfare system as of the year 2015 (U.S. Department...
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In a society that calls itself a “social welfare” state, this kind of inequality must be eradicated.However, there are debates arising nowadays that questions Canada’s position as a “welfare state” because of the tax cuts in funds that are allocated for social welfare programs such as income supplements and other monetary assistance for people who need help.I think that it is the duty of the Canadian government, as a “welfare state” to help its citizens in every way possible in terms of attaining socially-just and equal programs and projects with regards to social welfare.Also, I was able to review the basic concepts about social welfare and was also able to reflect on the state and condition of social work practices and programs in Cana...
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Hao, L. (1996).Leaving Welfare: Employment and Well-Being of Families That Left Welfare in the Post-Entitlement Era.Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.Acs, G., & Loprest, P. (2004).Family Structure, Private Transfers, and the Economic Well-Being of Families with Children.
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In trying to address this problem I have come up with two different alternative policies to try to tackle the newest welfare reform policy and adjust it in a way that will benefit families especially Women and Children as well as the tax payers of America.Welfare Reforms effect on Women and Children .The major problem facing poor Women and Children after the adoption of Welfare Reform is, the lack of adequate healthcare for these families.All women and children should have free access to health care and a free Families Health and Mentoring program needs to be enacted.America by far, is still the land of opportunity but we are seeing now, with the increase of uninsured people, all the outsourcing in terms of jobs, and the increasing costs...
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Under a modern welfare system, financial assistance is conditioned by employment participation; the applicants must partake in work related activities such as resume writing or job search whereas being closely scrutinized and “guided” by the case workers.Ontario's welfare system is broken.192-203 Lankin, F., & Sheikh, M. A.The Ottawa Citizen.(2012, Oct 29).
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Bringing up my children into the best that they can be is inadequate contribution for the welfare of the society.I need to acquire the sense of altruism in order to contribute whatever resources I have, actively involve myself to community projects, and to extend whatever support I can give for the welfare of the next generation.While some individuals accomplish this through active community involvement and participation, some contribute for the welfare of the society through responsible parenthood.As well, as individuals are expected to provide inspiration, care, and guidance for the youth, they are also challenged to acquire productive roles for the societal development and continuity.Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
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It also gave us a sense of security; knowing that welfare programs were available if we needed them.Reid, P. (October-29-2004) Social Welfare History.The Reluctant Welfare State.The Elizabethan Poor Law influenced American social welfare policy for over two hundred years and paved the way for current social welfare systems.I believe the welfare policy made us an independent family, as opposed to being dependent on the government.
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Therefore, labour market conditions, equalization, and social welfare is a result of feminization of poverty.When women are treated inequality in society through welfare, work force and society, it doesn’t only effect them but also their children both physically and mentally.Labour market conditions, equalization, and social welfare are all factors which contribute to feminization of poverty.Since women are seen in society as homemakers, it is expected and known that they do more unpaid work then men, so why doesn’t the government focus on helping them by increasing their social assistance or decreasing women inequality in order for women to obtain a job that is ‘fair’ and not ‘precarious’?Social welfare is a source which some women and ...
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...not on welfare do not have more children if they cannot support their families.This promotes a woman’s dependency on welfare.The Struggle of Women on Welfare .People on welfare, may need help but at least they are trying.Also, a single mother who chooses to have another child while being on welfare severely decreases her chances to go off welfare because she will need to stay at home with her children.
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Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society."Me and My Life."In response to this, I will present Shelly Kagan’s argument that genuine connections to reality are unrelated to an individual’s welfare and therefore, cannot contribute to the well-being of an individual and Experientialism remains standing as a strong philosophical theory.Robert Nozick conveys that experiences are not the only things that are intrinsically good and that we desire genuine connections to reality as well.Works Cited Kagan, Shelly.
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The theories of Plato, Marx, Locke, and Machiavelli either do not make logical sense or do not provide adequately for the welfare of the people.Although The Prince supports the welfare of the people, it only supports the welfare of the citizens as an auxiliary tactic for keeping the prince in power.Society has jurisdiction over individual conduct only in so far as it affects the welfare of others.A great part of the welfare of a people is securing their liberties to free expression, so this theory is beneficial to the welfare of the people.Whereas the theories of Marx, Plato, Aristotle, Locke, and Mill dealt with the welfare of all society, Machiavelli’s ideas have but one person’s welfare in mind.
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After researching the program, I have gained tremendous passion for it due to its prominent value and status in the medical society.My choice to pursue a medical career was greatly influenced by observance of various tragic events in lives of people around me, as well as, by my past memories of voluntary experiences in India.I will be very glad and fulfilled, if the College admitted me to study my dreamed and long desired degree in the reputable organization.Throughout all of my life events, I have come to understand that service is truly the giving of self for the welfare of others and that not everyone can do just that.Participating in different organizations, such as National Social Service India, Blue Cross of India, Senior Citizens ...
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It is for this reason that my preference of models for participation is that of the social democrats where all citizens are given a stake in society regardless of their economic or social standing that is beneficial for the individual as well as the state or nation, rather than the republican, modern liberal or right- winged libertarian models.mainstream of community life will encourage a more equitable society.· Penna, S & O’Brien, M., (1998), Theorising Welfare: Enlightenment and Modern Society, Sage, London .I argue that if structures to right social inequities and create opportunities are not established to assist, society will not broaden its thought association and individuals will not flourish to their full potential.I firmly ...
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” Recognizing the structural forces in my life has helped me understand my place in society.He had a career as a school administrator they paid well.I know because of my social position have scholarships, financial aide and the values of hard work and education instilled in me by my parents and grandparents.Depending upon a persons situation social welfare programs can either enforce progression or plateau disadvantages.My position in society was shaped by my economic position, which was an effect of my grandfather and father’s educations.
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According to Webster’s dictionary, welfare means “Well-doing or well-being in any respect; the enjoyment of health and the common blessings of life; exemption from any evil or calamity; prosperity; happiness.” Before taking classes such as this, my connotation of welfare was totally opposite.Life is hard enough with the minimal; its even harder when prejudice and stereotypes set in.It gives no justice to those in welfare and strips them of their liberty.Images of Welfare .Many in society see those on welfare as ‘crooks’ who try to take advantage of ‘the system.’ Yes, there are some that do, but all the majority wants is “…liberty and justice for all.” They want to be a part of America and not looked upon as outcasts or criminals.
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All members of society feels that it is indebted to the collective, just as the collective society feels that it is indebted to its members.Priorities on rights and morals within the community will be addressed, as well as the general systems of social welfare.By giving the national government power to create social welfare programs, we are actually taking more and more power out of the hands of the local constituent communities.I believe that the government should not be the sole institution to provide social welfare programs.This means that social welfare should be attended to by families first.
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A proposal on welfare reform .A. Domenick Basolo the president of Good for Society, proposes a structure somewhat like the “Three-Strikes Law” Strike 1- Failing the given drug test when applying for welfare follows in providing written documentation for agreeing to signing up for a rehabilitation program.There are many opinions on the welfare reform and whether or not to require applicants and recipients for submit a drug test and pass the drug test to relieve funds.Being able to pass these laws would take the conditions being changed to drug testing only taking place if state representatives suspect drug use in a welfare applicant or recipient.Due to the simple fact that the state representatives cannot assume all welfare applicants o...
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Someone You find Professionally Admirable During Your Internship During my internship, I have had the pleasure of working with a person who depicts my def... ... middle of paper ... ...rns I have with establishing appropriate boundaries are working those cases that are near and dear to my heart.These behaviors and values are imperative to me as a social worker.Every person you come into contact with, whether on a personal or professional level, should be treated with both dignity and respect despite their situation, demeanor or circumstance.This is why I chose to complete my 450-hour internship at DHS, it gives me a chance to observe these types of real life situation and take pointers on how to remain professional and make professional ...
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Our education system has been set-up mainly to separate the elite from the masses, and the fact that blacks have been apart of this country’s history, unfortunately have always been the last on the social list and I believe that until it changes, they will remain that way.Admittedly, this paper has been the most difficult for me to prepare in that of the topics we discussed in class, I feel that inequalities is the main category for society’s problems in which it incorporates accessibility, opportunity, gender, and mostly race.After reading through our assigned texts so far, I have had time to reflect upon and add to the opinions discussed in class as far as access, gender, opportunity and particularly inequalities in today’s society and...
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In the book, the author looks at the welfare reform act enacted in 1996, known as the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. .She examines both the positive and negative effects that the Act has had on the poor as well as the effects it has had on society overall.The book I chose to write my paper on is Flat Broke with Children: Women in the Age of Welfare Reform by Sharon Hays.In her research, she spent over 600 hours in welfare offices, speaking to caseworkers, social workers, and welfare recipients and potential recipients themselves.Hays found that initially most welfare workers were optimistic and even excited about the changes.
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Such may bring about disagreements between us in many matters, especially in relation to determining ideal behavior in a certain group or society.Seeing that these beliefs are clearly opposing, there is a huge probability that my views, which is more idiocentric, will come into conflict with someone who veers towards the allocentric side of the continuum.Someone who is more allocentric will believe the contrary, he or she in my mind, may be likened to a martyr, one who will sacrifice his or her own individual happiness for the benefit of the welfare of the general public.On the other hand, the seeming loss of autonomy of allocentrics gives a possible bias or low regard to the allocentric person, because he or she does not display the val...
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Welfare lobbyists argue that those seeking help from welfare programs are in desperate need of support, but is this true?These full-time workers were outnumbered by the 109,631,000 whom the Census Bureau says we 're getting benefits from means-tested federal programs” What Jeffery proved by this statement is that there are more people on welfare than there are full-time workers.How can a society move upwards when its citizen is completely depending on its government for every necessity of life?In short, welfare will never work.The welfare systems try and targets the poor to get them the tools and assistance necessary to move up the social ladder but this process is stopped completely by income inequality.
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‘I don’t want Melanie and Crystal to grow up seeing me standing in no welfare office with every body looking down on us like we’re some kind of sewer-rat trash.“‘Mama, let’s not go back there no more.’ ‘Back where?’ ‘To the welfare office.’ ‘I have to go back, so I can get the money.’ ‘No.John J. Macionis defines this perspective as a framework for building theory that sees society as a complex system whose parts work together to promote solidarity and stability (Macionis: 11).Using the social-conflict approach, a framework for building theory that sees society as an arena of inequality that generates conflict and change, I analyzed Mamie’s response to the changes she experienced throughout the novel (Macionis: 12).Society the Basics (8t...
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Furthermore, Huck and Tom encounter individuals who seem good (Sally Phelps, for example), but Twain takes care to show us that person as a prejudiced slave-owner."Preacher be hanged, he's a fraud and a liar".The shakiness of the justice systems that Huck encounters lies at the heart of society's problems: terrible acts go unpunished, yet frivolous crimes, such as drunkenly shouting insults, lead to executions Sherburn's speech to the mob that has come to lynch him accurately summarizes the view of society given in this book: rather than maintaining collective welfare, society is marked by cowardice, a lack of logic, and profound selfishness.In implicitly comparing the plight of slaves to the plight of Huck at the hands of Pap, ...
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For example, Health care and Social Welfare go hand in hand for me.In conclusion I have provided my own personal opinions of how my identified groups represent my own personal interests, I also provided examples on what means do my groups use to represent my interests.As for the other remaining identified groups such as Foreign policy, Health care, and Social Welfare, they also represent my interests in a significant manner.Within Public Policy there are different interests that are affected once the issue has been brought forward to the government by citizens who are sending e-mails, or telephone calls advising of the issues that are affecting society, what the citizens do not know is that with every issue within public policy that has ...
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Sharing knowledge and educating is a boundless way to make an impact and promote resilience within the community.When I have gained efficient experience and expertise in my role as a social worker, I want to educate others on child welfare and family violence.This must all be done with a deep understanding how social values and current policies shape the social welfare.This can vary from clinical work in either a mental health facility to child welfare in human service agencies.Social workers focus on the interactions of people and environment in order to improve conditions to help restore and maximize the capabilities to function in society.
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I will be the best Child Welfare Worker I can be.Child welfare is a continuum of services designed to ensure that children are safe and well taken care of.If I had to explain the term “child welfare” to someone, I would say child welfare is having the ability to care for a child or children.It takes a lot of patience and passion to handle child welfare.Child welfare workers support services that help prevent child abuse and neglect.
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