What are the major challenges facing poverty reduction programmes? Which approaches and measures are likely to be the most effective for future programmes?

Name: Tutor: Course: Date: Challenges facing poverty reduction programmes Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) estimates the poor people to be approximately 923 million. Poverty is a global problem that affects nations and their citizens in different ways. FAO Research has revealed that countries in Latin America, South Asia and Sub-Sahara Africa record the highest level of poverty. In such countries, the ultimate consequence of poverty is the lowest level of socio-economic development. The impact of poverty is attributed to increased levels of insecurity, crime, violence, political unrest, and low level of living standards. Poverty manifest itself in various forms but the general...

Clinical Application of Explanatory Theory

Contemporary Attachment Theory and Self Psychology Name Institutional Affiliation Contemporary Attachment Theory and Self Psychology Introduction Mellissa is a 28-year-old Hispanic woman. She is currently separated from her husband of two years with Mellissa given full custody of their 6-years-old daughter. Mellissa is currently employed as a waitress at a local bar where she mostly works at night. She grew up in the foster system. She was born to a drug-addicted mother who was not able to provide proper care for her and her younger brother. Mellissa and her brother were placed in foster care when she was four years old. She was separated from her brother as they went to different foster...

Emotional development philosophy paper.

Emotional Development Philosophy Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Emotional Development Philosophy Play is often trivialized in many settings with people dismissing it as an immature activity that children engage in and that they will eventually outgrow. It is common to hear people dismiss adult play as childishness because playing is often considered childish and immature. There is some truth in that statement, but it is not entirely true. While a play is important to children and is often associated with children, it is just as crucial to adults as well. Play during childhood is important and critical in determining many facets of a child’s life including, but not restricted to...

concepts/theories in the sociology of mental health

Name Tutor Course Date Concepts in the sociology of mental Introduction The clip 'No Kidding, Me 2!' speaks to Joe Pantoliano's thinking as a significant aspect of his battle against the disgrace and humiliation of mental disease. This enabling film reveals insight into what almost 100 million Americans endure in seclusion. Through open, frequently amusing exchanges with Pantoliano and his family on their battle with his own clinical melancholy, and also the convincing stories of five other individuals from varying backgrounds, all influenced diversely by emotional instability: a cerebrum specialist with bipolar issue, an analyst with ADHD, and three secondary school understudies overseeing...

Family systems theory and importance for social work practice

Family systems theory denotes the understanding of the family as a unit rather than individualism. This theory further postulates for a subsystem that informs the interrelationship between family members. Such subsystem includes, for example, the nuclear family subsystem, the siblings’ subsystem and the extended family subsystem. These subsystems play an important role in influencing the relationship that exist between the immediate and extended family that also include the community, for instance. On the other hand, this theory is important for social work practice because it provides a better understand of the relationship dynamics both in the immediate and the extend family respectively. Through...

Family Assessment

Family Assessment Student’s Name Univeristy Affiliation Family Assessment Family description The family examined in this dissertation is a blended family that includes a father, a stepmother and three children. Derick is the name of the father who is currently aged 50 years, and the stepmother is called cate and she is 48 years old. Among the three children are one male by the name of Elijah and two females by the names of Melisa and Esther. Melisa is the oldest amongst her siblings, and she is 24 years old. Derick is her biological father, and she is a step sister to Elijah and Esther. Elijah is 20 years old but married, and her younger sister is only four years younger than him. Cate is...

Assessment and Case Planning

Name Institution Instructor Title Assessment and Case Planning Introduction This paper focuses on the cognitive behavior, and its main objective is to develop a cognitive behavior therapy. It could include acceptance of one’s’ cultural beliefs, environmental changes that must be embraced to prevent the experience of cultural oppression, cultural strength, and support, support of respectful cultural behaviors the can help build. The clients therapeutically relationship, the use of a language that is relevant to a client culture will also be required in cultural behavior the therapy. Accepting the client’s cultural belief will also be important. Therefore to address the mental...

Problem Solution Paper

Problem Solution PaperName:Institution:Date: Abstract: Post-traumatic stress disorder is a physiological condition that develops out of shocking event witnessed or experience in a near past. Military personnel and veterans are always prone to this disorder. PTSD is popular in individuals who make unrealistic, self-inflicted or unreasonable demands that give them stress when they try to accomplish such goals. Additionally, these individuals are overly aggressive, competitive, demanding and sometimes hostile and tense. The symptoms of episodic stress are a ceaseless worry, long period of depression, emotional distress and anxiety disorders. In addition to that, the person can suffer from coronary...

gay marriage-federal level

Gay marriage-federal level Name: Institutional Affiliation: Gay marriage-federal level Part One In the late 20th century, there were more marriages that had minimal legal requirements. The first law enactment came into being in the year 2001, and this law was passed in the Netherlands. Currently, there are 14 countries that allow for gay marriages across the globe. Gay marriage is marriage by two individuals of the same sex. In the US, gay marriages are now legalized, after the case between Obergfell v. Hodges was found to be unconstitutional. Denial of marriage certificates to same-sex couples is a crime and violates the due process by the Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution....

Autism and how it relates to social learning theory

Autism And How it Relates To Social Learning Theory Your name Institution Date (optional). Autism is a highly convoluted disorder that has a significant impact on the child’s communication skills, social skills and hinders a kid’s interest and activities (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). For a child to be diagnosed with this condition, he/she must demonstrate six characteristics that have been grouped into three primary categories. These three categories are communication impairment, social impairment and stereotyped behavior pattern (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). Albert Bandura codified the Social Learning Theory, which entails traditional learning theory process mashed...