1. Physiological 2. Psychological 3. Sociocultural 4. Developmental Neuman’s premise, that health is present when the basic or flexible lines of defense are intact, and able to return to their previous pre-stress lines of resistance. These lines of defense are dynamic at all times because they constantly adjust to changes in the environment. The system may react to stressors by either moving towards illness or health since they reside on the same continuum. Failure of the normal lines of defense to protect the system against environmental stressors may lead to client death. Neuman further postulates that when energy is adequate the system will be restored to health and return to the normal lines of resistance. The open system is viewed through the spectrum in a holistic context as it relates to the client.
Discussion Question #1 What are alternative ways to use system wide incentives to encourage delivery of high-quality, prevention-orientated programs?
Bibliography Killu, K. (2008). Developing Effective Behavior Intervention Plans: Suggestions for School Personnel. Intervention In School & Clinic, 43(3), 140-149. The author, a professor of special education, is an expert in the areas of behavior disorders, the assessment and treatment of behavioral disorders and interventions for behavioral disorders. This article provides an objective and useful discussion regarding the relationship between Behavior Intervention Plans and the issues that must be address by school staff when developing and monitoring them. The author also provides readers with specific areas which must be address when developing Behavior Intervention Plans. The information provided may be useful for teachers and school staff.
In general, significant and growing numbers of individuals and families face substantial economic challenges and as a consequence, mental health challenges. Lower income group including minorities and immigrants experience a higher burden of health-related concerns. People who are homeless do exhibit several of these risk factors because of their living situations, including alcohol and drug abuse, which is common in this neighborhood. Immigrants who do not speak English well may be afraid to seek mental health care if they are undocumented. For these reasons and more, the project is crucial to the underserved people of this community. The groups targeted for outreach through this project are among the most underserved and most vulnerable group
There is a range of prevention and intervention strategies that schools can out in place to promote and maintain student engagement in the mainstream school setting where possible. The strategies are outlined in depth in the Student Engagement Policy Guidelines and they include some of the following:
Evidence-Based Intervention Brief By: Mary Marrone 1. Intervention Name: Integrated Treatment for Co-occurring Disorders 2. Brief Description: Due to the chicken and egg dilemma surrounding co-occurring disorders, for years researchers have faced the challenge of what to treat first, in other words identifying the main issue. Now after twenty years and being given the title of an evidence-based practice, researchers have come up with a holistic approach in treating co-occurring disorders. Researches coined this evidence-based practice as integrated treatment, which is basically a marriage between health and mental health services/treatment/interventions.
Statement of the Problem The most recent data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (CDC, 2014). Children diagnosed with ASD often have difficulty with functional performance in several key areas including; social participation, communication, school based activities, motor performance and play. These impairments in functional performance are not exclusive to the child alone as the caregiver often assumes a great deal of burden in managing the symptoms of a child with ASD. Furthermore, these difficulties along with the rising diagnosis rate has pushed ASD to the forefront of clinical research and has raised issues regarding which Ayres
This article was based on the history of how early intervention for children of poverty and with developmental disabilities can have remarkable results and improvement in cognitive, academic, and social efforts. In 1954 the idea of early intervention was introduced considering the Brown v. the Board of Education, the desegregated case that guaranteed the right of all children to a decent education. During this time, psychologists and professors discovered that Black children who were entering public schools were at an educational disadvantage compared to the White children in their class. During World War II an assessment for intelligence was given in which resulted of white men were from a poorer, less educated area of the country scored worse
Services and Programming Offered Initiatives The Office of Diversity Affairs focuses on two main initiatives, the first of which is the Summer Biomedical Research Program (SBRP). This programs affords undergraduates with the opportunity to engage in scientific research at BSOM and Vidant Medical Center. Undergraduates chosen for this program develop essential researching skills including writing and presenting clinical research. Furthermore, this program provides students who belong to groups that are underrepresented (e.g., racial/ethnic, religious, veteran status) in science with a unique opportunity to find a mentor in the medical field that shares a mutual interest.
The Secondary Prevention Programs provide treatment such as psychological counseling to youths and adults that have violated the law. Unfortunately, there is an extreme disconnect in providing adequate services to people that have committed crimes after they have met all rehabilitative requirements under the law. The prison system was initially designed to rehabilitate people that have operated outside of the confines of law so that once their debt is paid they are to assimilate back into society. If a person completes their prison sentence and returns to normal society with no options of creating a productive life is it safe to say that we create criminals and punish them for their crimes. Crisis counseling should be provided and required for all citizens that have completed their prison sentence so
Teaching Intervention and Prevention Strategies For Sudden Infant Death Syndrome T.I.P.S. for SIDS Talisha Hunter, RN BSN MS Nursing Graduate Student Morgan State University School of Community Health & Policy NURS 610 Leadership and Ethical Decision-making for the Nurse Education Capstone Jennette Logan, DNP, RN April 11, 2017 Nurse Education Capstone – TIPS for SIDS Introduction Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the most common type of Sudden Unexplainable Infant Death (SUID). It is a complex condition characterized by a set of predisposing factors coupled with biopsychosocial and environmental stressors. The incidence of SIDS is low during the first month of birth – however, associated risks peaks at two to four months, and is likely
The Pathways philosophy is to provide a complete package of prevention and treatment services designed to meet community needs. With their services they attempt to promote the growth of people toward higher levels of functioning, greater self-esteem, emotional maturity, competence, and self-responsibility. (Pathways, 2016)
Key themes of the learning material The key themes of the material are that; prevention is as important or more so than intervention, prevention and intervention can work hand and hand, and prevention science in regard to FLE has unique qualities that need to be understood and carefully negotiated. In regards
Some key components to an effective prevention program should include clarification, goals, objectives, funding, leadership and modification. Stevens and Smith (2013) state that it is “important that prevention strategies must be built on a sound planning process” (p. 350). An effective prevention plan takes time and cannot be thrown together. Research shows that there has been “considerable success over the past decade in demonstrating the efficacy of interventions to prevent a wide range of mental health, substance use, and social adaptation problems” (Daniels & Sandler, 2008). Proverbs 11:14 states “Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in abundance of counselors there is safety” (English Standard Version). A prevention
Introduction Over the course of the next 5 weeks, there will be an implementation of a community intervention with 1st year undergraduate students at Howard University. This intervention seeks to increase the awareness of the importance of voting and political involvement in the black community. Through the election of the first