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Ethical Decision Making

Part 1

A human services worker needs to be competent to work with clients from different cultures. There are times when cultural differences between the human services worker and the client influence the final service. For example, suppose a human services worker promotes the cause of independence for all people while the client’s culture values strong family cohesion. In this case, the client’s values are equivalent to dependency in the eyes of the human services worker and can lead to conflict. However, if the human services worker possesses the cultural competence necessary to work with the client, he or she would be better equipped to manage this discrepancy in personally held, culture-based views. When situations such as these arise, the human services worker should be aware of the needs of the client with strong consideration of cultural influence.

When potential ethical conflicts occur due to various differences, the human services worker faces the challenge of making the appropriate ethical decision to ensure that the rights of his or her client are protected while receiving services. The assignment will explore the role of such cultural influences in ethical decisions in human services.

Tasks:

On the basis of your readings and research, address the following in about 200 words:

· Discuss the influence of culture in ethical decision making. In your answer:

o Address the influence of culture on the individual perceptions of the human services worker and the client.

o Focus on the potential ethical dilemmas that might arise from differences in cultural perspectives.

Part 2

Human services administrators manage agencies that employ professionals from various disciplines.

In this assignment, you will try to resolve an issue from the perspective of an administrator who is helping a psychologist in an agency. It is important to note that ethics codes might require psychologists to handle situations differently than social workers and counselors and vice versa.

Tasks:

You are the human services administrator for an agency and Shana is a human services professional in your agency. She is working with a client who was initially diagnosed with mild depression after separating from her fiancé. As Shana’s work proceeds, she realizes that her client is beginning to recover memories from a past trauma. While Shana is competent with treating depression and has worked in cases with trauma-related symptoms in the past, she has no experience treating the type of trauma identified by her client.

You are the administrator of the agency responsible for helping Shana handle this situation. Based on your knowledge and research, respond to the following questions in about 300 words:

· What would Shana do in this situation if she were a licensed professional counselor in a rural area where she was the only helping professional?

· What would Shana’s response as a licensed counselor be? Would it be similar to or different from the way she would handle the same situation if she were a social worker or a psychologist in the agency?

In your responses, consider the following:

· There are no other psychologists, counselors, social workers, or psychiatrists within a hundred-mile radius.

· Shana’s client has limited means of transportation.

· Shana has no formal training in treating the type of trauma her client is experiencing.

· Shana is a member of a professional organization, such as American Psychological Association (APA), National Association of Social Workers (NASW), or American Counseling Association (ACA).

Cause and Effect Essay

500 words CAUSE AND EFFECT Essay, MLA format,(no plagiarism please)


Prompt: Choose one of the following topics for your essay:


1- What impact does frequent violence (either from war or street violence)have on the community?

2- What effect does social media have on real-life communications?

3- What are the effects of modern technology on children?

4- What causes a person to become an excellent student?


Note: You must choose the Essay option I have provided for this assignment. If you submit an Essay that does not respond to one of the prompts, your Essay will not be accepted. Choose ONLY ONE OF THE TOPICS.

Week 3 Discussion

Week 3 | DiscussionCOLLAPSEOverall Rating:

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“Your Communications Plan” Please respond to the following:

Part 1: Provide a brief overview of your Strategic Communications Plan. Include a short description for each of the following in bullet point format:

  • The purpose of the communication
  • Your goal
  • Audience
  • Key Message
  • Supporting Points
  • Channel Selection
  • Action Request

Part 2: Review at least two of your peers’ Strategic Communications Plan. Provide feedback. Don’t be afraid to challenge their assumptions, suggest new possibilities, and affirm their choices when those choices are good.

Note: Remember, feedback is a powerful and essential tool. Thoughtful, useful feedback is specific. It combines suggestions for improvement with the recognition of good ideas. When you offer feedback, you should contribute new ideas and new perspectives to help your peers learn and move forward.

Module 4 – SLP

Read the article in the required reading, “The Medicine Shoppe v. Loretta Lynch, et al.: Pharmacists and prescribing physicians are equally liable” as well as the Pharmacists Code of Ethics at the following link:
https://www.pharmacist.com/code-ethics

Discuss the following:

  1. Identify and discuss the duties and responsibilities of a pharmacist toward a patient.Based upon your research and assessment of the case, did the pharmacist perform the required duties and uphold patient rights?Is the pharmacy at fault? Why or why not?What impact can a pharmacist’s actions have on patients and community?What precautions can be taken to ensure these types of incidents by allied professionals don’t happen to others? Should there be more regulations in place?

Length: Submit a 3-page paper, using headings to correspond with each question in the assignment.

SLP Assignment Expectations

  1. Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to support your writing. This should not be an opinion piece, but an analysis.Avoid the use of first person in your paper.Limit your response to a maximum of 3-5 pages.Support your paper with peer-reviewed articles and reliable sources, and use at least 3 references. For additional information on how to recognize peer-reviewed journals, see http://www.angelo.edu/services/library/handouts/peerrev.php and for evaluating internet sources:
    https://www.library.georgetown.edu/tutorials/research-guides/evaluating-internet-contentYou may use the following source to assist in your formatting your assignment: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

Week 4 Discussion

Week 4 

“Impressive Writing” Please respond to the following:

Share an example of a strategic, professionally written, strategic communication piece.

  • Identify the key message.
  • Detail how the organization and composition of the communication contribute to its effectiveness (4-8 sentences recommended).

Note: Remove any personal identifying information and language from the communication prior to sharing, or if it is from the Internet, provide a link to the source.

BHA Module 4 Discussion

Questions 1 :   

Your comments will be graded on how well they meet the Discussion Requirements posted under “Before You Begin.”

Allied health professionals are health care practitioners with formal education and clinical training who are credentialed through certification, registration, and/or licensure. They collaborate with physicians and other members of the health care team to deliver high-quality patient care services for the identification, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disabilities, and disorders. Allied health professionals are experts in a multitude of therapeutic, diagnostic, and preventive health interventions and function in several diverse settings including disease prevention and control, dietary and nutritional services, mental and physical health promotion, rehabilitation, and health systems management. Take a position on the idea that a non-M.D. (e.g., P.A., N.P.) can provide the same level of care as that of a doctor; or is it more of a case of getting what you pay for? In preparing your response, ensure that you properly in-text cite all sources used in the support of your stated position(s) and in your example(s). 

  

250 words

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Reflection on Course Concepts 

 

 Question 2:


Your comments will be graded on how well they meet the Discussion Requirements posted under “Before You Begin.”

A poem by T.S. Eliot (1943) says, “We had the experience but missed the meaning.” As your experience in this course comes to a close, I don’t want you to miss the meaning of the materials you have read, papers you have written, and discussions we have had throughout the session. They are more than a series of assignments and grades—the end result should be an improvement in your higher-order thinking and your ability to make connections between thoughts and ideas. You can achieve that through reflection, the art of taking charge of your own mind.

Reflection is a mental process that challenges you to use critical thinking to examine the course information, analyze it carefully, make connections with previous knowledge and experience, and draw conclusions based on the resulting ideas. A well-cultivated critical thinker (Paul & Elder, 2008):

  • raises vital questions and problems, formulating them clearly and precisely;gathers and assesses relevant information, using abstract ideas to interpret it effectively; comes to well-reasoned conclusions and solutions, testing them against relevant criteria and standards;thinks open-mindedly within alternative systems of thought, recognizing and assessing, as need be, their assumptions, implications, and practical consequences; andcommunicates effectively with others in figuring out solutions to complex problems.

For this discussion, take some time to reflect upon two concepts that you learned in this course. What are the concepts? What insight or ideas did you gain from learning each of these concepts? Were there aspects of the concepts that you would challenge? What is the importance of these concepts to public health? How will you use this new wisdom in your current or future career?

In order to earn maximum credit, the comment should be more than your opinion, and more than a quick “off the top of your head” response. Be sure to support your statements, cite sources properly, cite within the text of your comments, and list your reference(s). The response must be a minimum of 250 words.

Britton, B. & Serrat (2013). Reflective Practice. Retrieved from http://www.slideshare.net/Celcius233/reflective-practice-27714069

Eliot, T. S. (1944) Four Quartets, The Dry Salvages, pt. 2. London.

Paul, R. & Elder, L. (February 2008). The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking Concepts and Tools. Foundation for Critical Thinking Press.


250 words

Quantitative Methods in Health Services Management

“Planning Tools” Please respond to the following:

Suggest the major benefits of utilizing a flow chart to define and improve a work process. Outline the key steps required to construct and develop an effective flow chart.

Determine why one should include time value of money in any financial decision. Elaborate on how this will facilitate better financial decision making.

  • Posted: 3 months ago
  • Due: 18/10/2018
  • Budget: $10

Case Analysis 950-1200 words

Read this description of Paul’s previous job. Then write an analysis based on the instructions at the end. 

Please submit your case analysis 2 here.

Length: 950-1200 words

Please write your case analysis with Microsoft Word.  Note that all papers in this course require APA format.  This PowerPoint file on APA gives a brief overview. 

For additional information: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/1/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.  And this YouTube video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGUfeM91mW8 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

A minimum of three (3) credible references is required. Use the Webster Library databases instead of random unknown website which are often not credible for research.

  • Posted: 3 months ago
  • Due: 17/10/2018
  • Budget: $20

Healthcare Quality Assurance Article Reviews

Healthcare Quality Assurance Article Reviews

Visit the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. website .  On the screen page, under the heading “Topics,” choose one of the following:

  1. Primary care

  1. Managed care

  1. Mental health

  1. Long-term care

  1. Public health preparedness

Click on your selected topic and choose two articles from those listed. Read both articles. . Prepare a one- to- two page summary (excluding title and reference pages) for each article. Each summary must be formatted according to APA style 


I need it by 6pm EST Monday November 19, 2018. Please include a title page and reference page also.