Discussion

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Review the module resources and overview, then select a popular culture example. (It can be a television show, a commercial, a game, a movie, etc.) Analyze the representation and social message that is associated with the example. If you like, you can select a particular episode of a show.In your initial post, briefly describe the popular culture example you selected and address the following:Share a link and/or summarize your topic so that we all have enough information to understand your discussion even if we are unfamiliar with the example.Discuss how your example relates to the concept of wellness as defined in this course and how it relates to specific challenges or supports of wellness.What are the social implications of this message? Briefly discuss any potential social impact or response to…
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Discussion 2: Trauma and ComorbidityIt is not uncommon for people who experience trauma to use substances to moderate psychological or emotional pain. Trauma can easily add to the strain that people already feel. In this Discussion, you diagnose and plan treatment for a case provided by your instructor.To prepare: Review the Learning Resources on trauma treatment, including additional resources from the optional resources/media or from the Suggested Further Reading document. Then read the case provided by your instructor for this weeks Discussion.By Day 5Post a 3- to 5-minute recorded video response in which you address the following:Provide the full DSM-5 diagnosis for the client. Remember, a full diagnosis should include the name of the disorder, ICD-10-CM code, specifiers, severity, and the Z codes (other conditions that may be a focus…
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Discussion: Positive RegardCarl Rogers, a humanistic psychologist, believed that individuals must feel accepted for who they are in order to have a high level of self-worth (Farber & Doolin, 2011). Rogers coined the term positive regard to explain this concept of feeling accepted. Also, he believed that positive regard is essential to personal growth and self-actualization.For this Discussion, view the Johnson video (Episode 3).By Day 3Post your description of the purpose of this group. Explain the use of empowerment and strengths-based strategies. How does positive regard impact the group session in this video? How might you respond to Talia when she voices her skepticism of the usefulness of group sharing?
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Assignment: Assessing Group Process 4: Group Project GoalsAs a clinical social worker, evaluating the effectiveness of clinical strategies is an expectation of the NASW Code of Ethics (2017). Sometimes, clinical strategies and techniques that are effective in one setting may not work in another situation. It is important to understand what works and what doesnt.Also, self-assessment is an integral part of becoming a clinical social worker.Describe the strategy (assigned in Week 7) you implemented in your Group Project.Describe the process and the level of difficulty/comfort you found in doing this Assignment.Explain how this strategy may or may not have empowered or supported the group.Describe the progress of the group in completing the project/goal.At this point, the literature review and the advantages and disadvantages should be complete.Group Process Assignments should integrate…
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Discussion 1: Evidence-Based Interventions Used in TraumaIndividuals can experience trauma from public events at the national level or extremely private ones at the interpersonal level. In this Discussion, you analyze these two types of trauma, describing potential interventions and their effectiveness.To prepare: Read the DSM-5 section on trauma and stressor-related disorders and review the Learning Resources on PTSD, disaster response, and trauma.Then search the literature for studies related to an evidence-based intervention used to treat those suffering from trauma and stressor-related issues. Specifically, locate the following:One study on treating symptoms resulting from a national traumatic event (e.g., natural disaster, mass shooting)One study on treating symptoms resulting from an interpersonal trauma (e.g., rape, childhood sexual molestation, domestic violence)By Day 3Post a response in which you address the following:Post the APA references…
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Discussion

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In this module, you explore the concept of advocacy as it relates to behavior change and social transformation. As humans, we have an innate tendency toward avoiding challenge and maintaining the status quo. However, change requires us to defy that tendency and take action. As you explore the advocacy priorities that impact society and culture, you become aware of how the smallest changes in your attitudes and actions can affect the greatest changes in the world around you.First, title your post "Advocacy and Social Transformation."For your initial post, you will define and reflect on the factors that influence advocacy orientations and social transformation. Your post should address the following:In your own words, define advocacy and describe its relevance to social change agency.What aspects of your personality or lived experience inspire…
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Job Characteristics

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For the position chosen, please identify the characteristics of job analysis, job description, and job specification as they apply to the position. This can be completed by reviewing the job description and working backwards to complete the job analysis and job specification.Prepare a PowerPoint presentation of not more than 8 slides (not including the title and reference slide).The slides should include the following:Title SlidePositionJob AnalysisJob Analysis CharacteristicsJob DescriptionJob Description CharacteristicsJob SpecificationJob Specification CharacteristicsReferencesA minimum of 3 peer-reviewed references within the last 5 years should be used.
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1. New Zoning Codea. Quickly familiarize yourself with the City of LAs new zoning code:i. https://planning.lacity.org/zoning/new-codeii. Skim the draft of the code uploaded to Blackboard.2. Zoning Roundtable Discussiona. Watch the AIA & LA City Planning Roundtable, New Zoning Code 201, on the citysnew zoning code:i. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0f9lXfAyf3cii. As you watch, note down issues that the architects on the panel have aboutthe new code relative to work of designers and their desired degree ofagency in the built environment.List Themes - Use clear titles/subtitles and bullet points to list and categorize theissues the architects on the panel have with the new code.b. Speculate on the nature of the relationship between urban planning and designrelative to the roundtable discussion. How are these professions allied and whereare they at odds? What are their shared values…
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Communication

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You recently became the president of your local Community Improvement Association. The first agenda item you have to resolve is building a community swimming pool. Before you start to design your presentation, you will need to analyze the audience (community members). Select one of the categories below and explain how that information about the audience would affect the design and delivery of the speech. Thoroughly explain why. Age of audienceAudience attitude about the community poolSocio-economic status of the audience Remember to answer each part of the question with a minimum of one paragraph that is 5-7 sentences with limited grammatical errors. Also, respond to at least one of your peers with one 5-7 sentence paragraph.Reply to student Halie Hello everyone, I choose to discuss how the age of the audience…
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Economic Impact

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The justification for financing many sport facilities is often based on arguments made about the economic benefits that the development will have on the local community. During a time of global recession when there is a proven logic for governments to spend their way out of financial trouble, the expenditure on sports facilities and supporting infrastructure can be considered to be a financial lifeline contributing to bringing the economy out of recession rather than an expensive luxury.Given the claimed benefits of investing in sport facilities, find an economic impact analysis or report for a sport facility (one not provided in Module Resources, but these can be used as examples of what you should look for), and analyze what is meant by economic impact and what benefits it brings in terms…
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