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  • The Effects Of Alcoholism On American Indians And Alaska

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    drastic, that Navajo Nation and United States Department of Health and Human Services have dispatched programs to combat the alarming rates of fetal alcohol syndrome and binge drinking. The Navajo Nation is the largest Indian tribe in the United States. Their reservation extends into the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado. According to the 2010 Census, 5.2 million people identified as American Indian or Alaska Native, and of this 180,000 people were Navajo. The 2010 Census

  • Native American And The Revolutionary War Essay

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    Introduction The Native American’s were the first known settlers in North America, ten thousand years before Columbus came to the continent. Their origins completely unclear, anthropologists believe there were three to five million Native Americans in North America in the year 1492 (Hoxie and Iverson, 1997). As early as the Revolutionary War in 1775, European settlers started taking note of the Native Americans. Unfortunately, the Native American population plunged significantly in the first decades

  • What Is Rapid Depression?

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    Treatment and Therapy techniques Rapid depression treatment is important because it affects the person's character and creates imbalance decision making. Smith, Chein, and Steinberg (2013) stated that teenagers do not have the ability to make rational decisions. It is the main reason why they do not take risks or have the potential of engaging with others. From this point, the team started having a psychological emotional treatment for Sarah because she lacked making good decisions in that depressed

  • The Importance Of Public Good In Higher Education

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    Public good is defined as a service provided at no cost to all members of society, but over time has shifted into three philosophies which have several ways of defining public good. Though many higher education institutions claim to provide public good within their missions, civic duty is often left neglected. The cause of civic responsibility decrease among higher education is possibly due to polarization of the rich and poor, and cultural individualization (Colby, Ehlrich, Beaumont, Stevens).

  • Investigation on the Effects on Language Development of Prenatal Exposure to Drugs

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    Statistics show that an estimated 5.9 percent of women use drugs, 15.9 percent smoke cigarettes, and 8.5 percent drink alcohol at least once during pregnancy, according to a study conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2013). If drug and alcohol use by a pregnant woman continues and goes unnoticed by family members or doctors, the mental and physical development of their child has the potential to be extremely severe (Brady, Posner, Lang, Rosati, 1994). In this

  • Grief Programs: Native Americans and Death

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    Grief Programs: Native Americans and Death Lisa Shewmaker University of the Rockies Abstract This paper will look at existing organizations and programs that provide parent home visits for infant and child loss in culturally diverse populated areas in the United States. These programs generally do not encompass grief recovery for the Native American community. As social workers and providers of these services, it is important to understand this cultural group, know their rituals and beliefs surrounding

  • Indigenous Women Research Paper

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    Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women In Canada McMaster University April 6, 2016 Rabi Abid Current research led by the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) has identified 1181 national incidents of missing and murdered Indigenous women (2014). However, this

  • Residential Schools, a Legacy of Shame

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    The First Nations of our land have endured hundreds of years of suffering. Ever since the first significant European contact the indigenous people have been treated as sub-humans; savages with no religion, intelligence, or right to live. This general idea has carried through-out the history of our supposedly great country; Canada. This essay will examine the residential school system in depth. It will then relate the Canadian Government 's actions in response to residential schools, good and bad

  • Military Academic Skills Program

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    RECOMMENDED GENERAL MILITARY DISTANCE LEARNING COURSES The following MCI courses are recommended for all ranks: MCI 0055 - Hazardous Material/ Hazardous Waste Marine MCI 0112C - Counseling for Marines MCI 0118K - Spelling MCI 3420/25A/26A - Personal Financial Management MCI 0131H - Correspondence Procedures MCI 0210B/14A/15A - Terrorism Awareness for Marines MCI 028B - Introduction to Combat Intelligence MCI 0324G - Operations

  • Cultural Competency Definitions

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    CULTURAL COMPETENCY DEFINITIONS – A paper to inform development of Cultural Competency Framework for First Nations and Aboriginal Peoples of British Columbia, Canada Cultural Definitions in health care – what does it all mean? There are many definitions and iterations of culture in health care – all with different meanings but many with overlaps. In order to develop a Cultural competency framework, it will be important for stakeholders to agree on what ‘cultural competency’ means and the differences

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