Each of these programs aids and assets adults, families, children, and disabled clients in addressing discrimination, oppression, vulnerabilities, and conditions of inequality, as well as empowers the clients in making positive change in their lives.
These services are great for elderly people to get out and enjoy themselves, interact and gather with friends. Many elderly people do not go anywhere due to lack of transport or people to go with, so this will help the elderly people have days out and have events to look forward to.
This capstone course assisted in connecting all the material I have learned thus far in the program as well as helped me to identify what skills and knowledge I need to continue working on. The capstone presentation, as well as class, helped me to practice strength-based language and be conscious of how I describe my clients when presenting them to others. It can be a habit to use negative language to describe a problem-saturated story and unintentionally describe a patient’s story in a way that comes off as stigmatizing. This class helped me become conscious and tactful about how I word sensitive circumstances. It was a great experience to present my patient’s case to the class and practice being thoughtful of how I portrayed my patient’s presenting problem to the group.
From traditional society to modern society, America has managed to end up with a part employer-based and part government-based system. What does this mean? It simply means that American employers provide healthcare and pension plans to most workers, and the government provides Social Security, which is public pension, and Medicaid and Medicare, which is health care for the poor and elderly (Haltstead and Lind 66). This might seem like a good
Latinos and barriers while seeking help in culturally appropriate services Latinos face many barriers that will also affect their process in seeking services. One of the barriers they face is due to their financial issues and transportation (Bauer et al. 2000; Bell and Naugle 2005; Fugate et al. 2005; Lewis et al. 2005; Strube 1988 as cited in Mookerjee; Fernandez, & Chin,
In different city and states they offer emergency assistance for bills and also advocating and case management services. The programs are created to both improve the immediate person and family needs. To name a few of the services provided by the program includes emergency rental assistance with Security Deposit emergency, utility bill assistance which includes gas, water, and electric and emergency food aid.
There purpose is to help families in their community with housing, employment, and education in order to break that cycle. They have a specific model they follow called The ForKids Model (n.d). Following this model helps the agency provide services that help families succeed. They have many programs in place to help families, such as housing placement, job coaching, mental health consultation, referrals to resources, etc.
Evaluation of Services I am grateful that I am a client in the Elderly Services Program of the Council on Aging. The resources that I receive are: case management, electronic medical monitoring, medical transportation, Meals-on-Wheels, and home care assistance. They have become an integral part of maintaining my lifestyle.
The National Council has many ways implemented as the mental health realm goes through rapid changes. By operating the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions to provide nationwide technical assistance on integrating primary and behavioral healthcare and advocating on Capitol Hill for policies that ensure people who have mental health and substance use problems can access comprehensive healthcare services. These centers provides training and technical assistance to community behavioral health organizations, community health centers, and other primary care and behavioral health organizations and also provides support to communities to coordinate and integrate primary care services into publicly funded, community-based behavioral health settings. (2016) Behavioral health professionals can apply for up to $300,000 in funding for FY16 for workforce development to provide services to children, adolescents, and transitional-age youth at risk for developing or who have a recognized behavioral health disorder. Medicaid and Medicare also take part and plays a role in helping with the payments of these programs provided.
formative assessment feedback form 1.1 & 1.2-Define the following types of abuse... physical abuse. signs of physical abuse are Fractures Burns Bed sores Fear Depression Unexplained weight loss Assault (can be intentional or reckless) Sexual abuse Loss of sleep Unexpected or unexplained change in behaviour Bruising Soreness around the genitals Torn, stained or bloody underwear A preoccupation with anything sexual Sexually transmitted diseases Pregnancy Rape – e.g. a
Streeval’s personal and professional objectives When I began my journey with the Human Services Department at Lindsey Wilson College, I only knew one thing – I knew that I wanted to help people. Since I was a young girl, I have had a passion to help others, but passion alone just wasn’t enough. Passion without the understand of how to use it can actually cause more harm than good. This program taught me how to use my passion and my experiences along with education to help others.
Hector and Celia Sanchez Case Analysis: Person-in-Environment, Biopsychosocial, Sociocultural and Social Change Dimensions This paper explores the issues of Hector Sanchez and Celia Sanchez. Hector Sanchez is the patriarch of the Sanchez Family, who is struggling with various issues such as his health as well as employment and financial instability. Celia Sanchez is the wife of Hector and the matriarch of the Sanchez Family. Celia is struggling to provide for her family in lieu of their financial troubles as well as her husband’s ailing health which caring for his needs as well as her own. The goal of this paper is to analyze the issues affecting Hector and Celia Sanchez through the Person-in-Environment
Agency Review on the Family Resource Center Every community mental health and local agency programs provide a needed service in the local community. Each program is important and provides everyone access to crucial mental health treatment and other needed resources. These programs provide services such as access to medication, emergency mental health services and counseling for everyone that do not have the means to pay for these services. Different centers provide specific services that are needed in a high-need area. One centers service may include group counseling, individual counseling, assessments, and pharmaceutical services at a low cost. Another center may provide services such as support groups, classes on different topics,
Mission Statement Our mission is to provide great healthcare and clinical services that promote the health and safety of our community. We are patient centered with a focus on prevention. Through efficient use of office staff and medical technology, we are able to offer exceptionally accessible and personal care in a