Stop and Frisk Policy

Stop and Frisk Policy Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Statement of the Problem The Stop and Frisk Policy is New York Police Department policy that empowers the policy with the power to detain and then question pedestrians, and perhaps even frisk them. The law declares that if the police have what is known as reasonable suspicion that the individual has committed, could commit is in the process of committing a felony or a Penal Law offense. The purpose of this policy was to reduce the rate of crime with the New York Police Department controlled jurisdiction. However, the policy has been very controversial, with many activists pointing to the glaring racial bias when the policy is...

Drugs Minus Two Retroactive (Amendment 782)

Drugs Minus Two Retroactive Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Statement of the Problem The United States Congress approved In April the previous year, Amendment 782, dubbed Drugs Minus Two, the offense levels for practically every federal drug conviction shall be reduced to two levels. Later in July the same year, the Sentencing Commission had a vote that made the two-tier sentence reduction retroactive. The decision by the commission to give room for a retroactive effect to the 782 Amendment shows that the qualified offenders that have already had their sentences for federal drug offenses and are currently in incarceration can apply to the courts to reduce their sentences according to...

Qualities and Habits of Functional Human Services Teams

Qualities and Habits of Functional Human Services Teams Name: Date: Human service is broadly defined as the act of meeting human needs in society through various measures that focus on prevention as well as remediation of problems. This department deals with the improvement of delivery systems by addressing various measures that improve the addressing system (Noe, 2013). In the selection of a committee to say a community or an organization, several approaches can be made to arrive at the desired selection and qualifications set for the members. For this case, we will consider a case of a committee that is to be selected to act within a local community action group and how their selection should...

Reflective Journal

Social Work and Human Services Name: Institutional Affiliation: Social Work and Human Services Working as a social worker involves improving the quality of life among groups, families and communities through practice, policy, social welfare and intervention. All these facets can only be achieved when individuals are prepared well through the relevant courses and practices in school. Working as an intern with people with mental problems provides a learner with vital knowledge that can be used later as a social worker. Coupled with the experiences as an intern, different areas of discussion in class were also important. Issues of substance abuse, suicide and homicide and PTSD were particularly...

Housing first program

Housing First Program Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Social Policy Analysis questions 1. The formal name of the social policy and what is its official purpose The proposed policy is Housing First, which is a policy solution aimed at offering the homeless with fast solutions to their problem and offering the services they need. The policy provides permanent, affordable housing to families and individuals suffering from homelessness (National Alliance to End Homelessness, 2014). This policy approach differs from other related strategies in its primary and immediate emphasis on providing accessible and sustainable housing solution. 2. A historical context, explaining the...

Poverty

Student’s Name Institution Affiliation Date of Submission Introduction In comparison to the developing countries, the developed countries such as United States of America have a much lower degree of poverty levels. For instance, citizens in the U.S. tend not to starve to death as in the case of citizens in most developing countries, but they do go hungry. They might have access to education, clean water, and healthcare, but they are often homeless and are likely to die much younger than their fellow citizens. The bottom line, however, is that poverty is a worldwide social problem affecting each and every country or state. (Danziger & Cancian, 2009) said that poverty is defined by the...

Poverty in Simcoe county, Ontario and Canada

Poverty in Simcoe County Student’s Name University Affiliation Poverty in Simcoe County Statistics shows that the county of Simcoe in southern Ontario is among the counties that has the highest inflow of immigrants in Canada. Newcomers are establishing themselves in the country despite the minimal resources to account for the massive inflow of immigrants. The level of poverty has therefore increased the province of Ontario came up with a project to reduce poverty in Simcoe County. So many families live below the global poverty line leaving very many unemployed and homeless. However, those who are employed earn peanut pay that are barely enough to cater and provide for their families....

single mother parenting and depression in US rev

Single Mother Parenting and Depression in the United States Single Mother Parenting and Depression in the United States Introduction This paper will discuss different aspects of depression in single mothers during the past few decades. This concern has been increasing at quite an alarming pace thereby leading to different intervention options available to them at hand. Hence, an Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) would serve in the best interest of serving the clients suffering from the very same problem. Client Characteristics, Context and Practical Issue Elsa Miles is a 34 years old single mother and has two children James and Kate. The client is living her life in the very depressed...

Eldercare Setting in Singapore

Eldercare Setting in Singapore It is always of merit to give credit where it is due. In Singapore, the elderly receive a treat from the social service agencies that help them integrate and cope with their advanced ages. Singapore Program for Integrated Care for the Elderly (SPICE) is a model of consideration created by the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) to give extensive, coordinated focus and home-based administrations to bolster minding of the delicate elderly. Flavor empowers slight older who have high care needs and are qualified for entrance into nursing homes, to recoup and age inside of the community. Agencies can look for dedicated devotion packages like dinner’s conveyance or escort, or...

Autism

Autism is a mental condition that affects the normal development of an individual. Often, the signs and symptoms of the disorder are noted before a child is three years of age. Autism affects the ways in which an individual communicates and interacts with others. The disorder is diagnosed during a child's early developmental stages. Diagnosis during the later years may not necessarily suffice to infer Autism. However, it is necessary to note that some people with Autism are dependent on themselves. The extent of dependency to other people is holistically determined by an individual's immune system. This paper focuses on the prognosis, diagnosis and other crucial matters related to autism (Bogdashina,...