In this assignment, you will be assuming the role of a member of the executive team for a community organization that serves children and families. You have been asked to explore options for new programs to support children in your community and are working on preparing a report about the issue your program will address
While removal from the home may sometimes be the safest option, it is not void of consequences. In this discussion forum, we will explore some issues that may arise for foster parents, children, and caregivers. List some possible fears or concerns the children may have when they are separated from their birth parents for placement … Read more
Compare and contrast the juvenile, criminal, and probate court processes for child protection cases. What type of maltreatment cases will be handled by each? In your discussion, identify the impact being involved in the court process may have on children?
The is designed to assess your understanding of the concepts, theories, and empirical findings covered in the first half of the course. It aims to measure your knowledge and ability to apply key concepts and theories to different scenarios and evaluate your critical thinking and problem-solving skills. You will analyze a case study. Refer … Read more
Go to MIT’s Living Wage Calculator website and look up your town/city. Report your findings using the following questions: What is the living wage (average cost of living with necessities) for your town/city? Look up current job listings in your area. You can also research job listings for your desired profession or use your current … Read more
What are some specific challenges to low-income families or those living in poverty face? How can these challenges and associated stereotypes of low-income individuals affect the delivery of human services and our relationship with clients? Why is it important for human services professionals to be aware of class bias or classism?
Think about the rise of civilizations in Mesoamerica and Andean South America. How are they similar to the other civilizations we have studied, such as those in Egypt, China, or Greece? Why do you think civilizations which developed halfway across the world exhibit similarities? How are they different? Are there specific reasons why differences exist … Read more
In the past three units, you have learned about ancient Greece and Rome, the rise of Islam and the Byzantine Empire and the diversity of trade-based empires in Africa. For this assignment, you will explore one of these civilizations in more detail. See the attached document for complete instructions and grading rubric.
Between 500 and 800 CE, the Byzantine and Islamic empires were the most powerful forces in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. Each had a single ruler (the Byzantine emperor and the Islamic caliph) and each sought to spread a monotheistic faith (Christianity and Islam). Choose either the Byzantine or Islamic empires and identify … Read more
First, review the definitions of “Paleolithic” and “Neolithic” and the main features of each period in human history. Then reflect on how society changes when people go from hunting and gathering to agriculture. Then list one advantage and one disadvantage of how people lived in the Paleolithic and the Neolithic periods. In a concluding few … Read more