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  • Youth Aging Out Of Foster Care

    Project Plan Youth Aging out of Foster Care Project MGT573 Jun 18, 2006 Project Plan An estimated 9.2 million to 15.8 million children are considered “at-risk” in this country encompassing all ages from 13 to 19 years old. These youth are at-risk because they are at a crossroad: one leads to successful transition to adulthood, the other to dependency and negative long-term consequences. Youth typically considered or identified as at-risk are more likely to

    Essay Length: 3,463 Words / 14 Pages
    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Foster Care

    INTRODUCTION An ideal environment for the social, emotional, and developmental growth of children does not always exist in today’s society. Family units that have become separated due to family or behavior problems often contribute to delays in these areas. In order to promote continuity in the social, emotional, and developmental growth of children who have been victims of family disruption, children are often removed from the home and placed in foster care. Placement in the

    Essay Length: 1,436 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Monika
  • Foster Care: A Positive Alternative

    Foster Care: A Positive Alternative Many People have heard of foster care and have developed an opinion from non-factual stories or much altered stories about the system. Foster care has had a bad name placed on its shoulders because the majority of the stories told are the ones that went awry; when in all reality there are very few cases of foster care in which the children are in a detrimental environment. There are problems

    Essay Length: 1,778 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Youth Rebelliion In The 1950's

    History Essay By Ben Roberson During the 1950's there was significant social change taking place in America. Young people were dissatisfied with certain conservative aspects of society and their conduct reflected this. They embraced the rock and roll culture, the new style of music and also the new styles of dancing and dress that were associated with it shocked the older more conservative people. Young people were also quick to protest against the controversial issues

    Essay Length: 1,077 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Age Discrimination

    No matter how talented or experienced one employee may be over another, workplace history has demonstrated more than just a few times that the younger candidate is often the one to win the promotion. Age discrimination has become more than a minor inconvenience throughout the twentieth century; indeed, the issue has become such a hot potato within the workplace that laws have been forced into existence as a means by which to address the problem.

    Essay Length: 2,248 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: March 11, 2009 By: July
  • Was The 5th Century Bce A "Golden Age" For Athens?

    The 5th century BCE was a period of great development in Ancient Greece, and specifically in Athens. The development of so many cultural achievements within Athens and the Athenian Empire has led scholars to deem this period a "Golden Age." It is true that his period had many achievements, but in the light of the Athenians treatment of women, metics (non-Athenians living in Athens), and slaves it is given to question whether or not the

    Essay Length: 1,251 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Health Care

    Health care, what some consider being a basic human right, what our country considers to be a privilege to those who have the funds to support it. Unfortunately, today’s American health care system is no longer only negatively affecting the poor and uninsured, but is now affecting middle class suburbia. This paper will focus on the cause and possible solution to the recent upswing in bankruptcy filings due to medical health care costs. Harvard professors

    Essay Length: 791 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Health Care Providers

    What's the public's view of the U.S. health care system? Americans express broad and growing concerns as well as discontent with the U.S. health care system. Most of these concerns are based on cost, structure, and direction of a government run, tax-payer funded universal health system. ABC news/Washington Post conducted a poll showing those surveyed prefer a universal health system over the current employer-based system. The majority of those surveyed was dissatisfied with the cost

    Essay Length: 305 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Tommy
  • It Application In Health Care

    Introduction: After surfing for hours online, I have come across several interesting literatures that deal with the four core IT applications. I was overwhelmed by so much information that I couldn’t even decide which literature to choose. But alas, I have come across a litereature entitled Patient Safety: The Role of Information Technology . I was quite exstatic after I read this article because this is one of the project my organization is trying to

    Essay Length: 284 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Youth Gangs

    Within the past two decades, beginning in the early 1980’s a growing concern has been focused on what can be considered a social epidemic among the youth of our nation. This social distress stems directly from the rising number and over all abundance of youth gangs throughout the country. Gang mentality and social deviance of this form has been noticed and documented in this country for decades and possibly even being recognized over a

    Essay Length: 2,116 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Mcdonaldization In Health Care

    According to George Ritzer, bureaucracy completely dehumanized the social institutions in America. He sees the bureaucracy as having four components: efficiency, predictability, control and quantification. He terms this dehumanization of an institution as “McDonaldization”. One of the most prevalent examples in modern society is the health care institution. In the past, health care was more simplistic in nature. House calls were not unheard of, and doctors knew all of their patients and their families

    Essay Length: 1,852 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Drinking Age Consistent

    Drinking Age: Consistent So, should this Act of 1987 be enforced or not? It is my opinion that minimum drinking age of 21 that our society accepted should not be lowered. The following arguments will show the base of my view on this question. It is widely known that “a majority of college students under this age [21] consume alcohol… in an irresponsible manner. This is because drinking by these youth is seen as an

    Essay Length: 419 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Edward
  • Gilded Age

    How did the "Gilded Age" glisten? How was it tarnished? How did the progressives of the early 20th Century want to change the coating of their society? The Gilded Age glistened in many ways. It also tarnished in many ways as well. Some of the topics that were considered highly important during this time period included political issues, race relations, workers, class issues, agriculture, and reconstruction, and the ways that this time affected the women.

    Essay Length: 490 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: July
  • Disease And Treatment In The Middle Ages

    Disease and Treatment in the Middle Ages The Middle Ages were tough times when it came to disease and medicine. There were numerous types of sickness and disease that flooded Europe during the Middle Ages. Not helping the situation, the medicinal knowledge of the people of Europe of the time was not up to par. Some of the diseases and illness that were running rampant during these times were pneumonia, leprosy, and the plague. The

    Essay Length: 760 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Doggy Day Care

    To: David Hemlock, Building Facilities Manager From: Frank Shumier Date: March 29th 2008 Subject: Dog care service needed The Need We are in desperate need of a new service; the service of an dog care facility in our building. The reasons for needing this facility are as follows; 1) Many coworkers, including myself, are in need of dog care. 2) Due to long hours that we work we do not have the required time needed

    Essay Length: 259 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Yan
  • Prenatal Care

    Affects of Prenatal Developement There are many causes of possible harm to a developing baby; including things like environmental concerns such as toxic chemicals, fumes and poisons, to drugs including smoking and alcohol. These things can hinder the fragile process of prenatal development or even terminate the pregnancy. As a pregnant mother, one would probably wonder how to prevent these things from happening. I believe that proper prenatal care will ensure a much greater

    Essay Length: 468 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Jon
  • Issues Affecting The Aged

    How would you feel if you needed assistance to get out of bed each morning or whenever you saw family members you could not recognize who they are? What about someone having to help you grocery shop, get dressed, or eat each day. These types of issues are what the elderly go through everyday. There are many issues which the elderly go through everyday ranging from mental to physical to issues which one has no

    Essay Length: 800 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Jon
  • Why Should Organizations Care About Humas Rights?

    On the one hand, nowadays, business corporations wield a huge power and influence in the world. The influences that business organizations have are even more important than the influence of worldwide organizations. While the power of this kind of institutions such as United Nations are based on moral pressure, the power of business organizations is more real, governments want the investment and the prize of foreign currency. There is a huge interest from both sides,

    Essay Length: 268 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Ageing And Its Effect On Language

    The dramatic increase during the 20th century in the number of people reaching old age has helped to continue a long tradition of research into the effects of ageing on human cognition. In the past the plurality of humans departed, by current standards, early in life with sound mind. While the modern individual is no longer troubled with small pox or polio, he is however, in a race between death and mental deterioration. To live

    Essay Length: 1,653 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Jack
  • Youth Gangs

    Gangs are a violent reality that many people have to deal with in today's cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being part of a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long-range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short term the answers are much easier to find. On the surface, gangs are a direct result of human beings'

    Essay Length: 1,441 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Television Is Destroying Today'S Youth, But Don'T Blame T.V., Blame The Parents.

    Ever since television was invented, it has become increasingly controversial every year since. So many programs and movies shown on television have become increasingly violent and show sexual innuendos and sexual content. If you were to turn on the six o’ clock news, you would hear about the murders and the kidnappings and the rapes and all of the horrible things which happen in society, presented in a neutral manner which makes them all seem

    Essay Length: 1,292 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: regina
  • Observable Trends Of Race, Age And Gender

    Observable Trends of Race, Age, and Gender Over the past week I have been observing many things around NC State’s campus. I paid close attention to the types of people doing work in relation to race, gender, and age. The types of jobs I observed were the wolf-line bus drivers, Raleigh city bus drivers, construction workers on campus, and food service employees at University Towers. On average, the wolf-line bus drivers were middle aged Caucasian

    Essay Length: 326 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Monika
  • The Age Of Jackson

    The Age of Jackson by Arthur Schlesinger Jr. is a book that is best described as a history of ideas, and particularly of the idea of democracy as it expanded in the 1830s and 1840s, embracing universal suffrage and economic as well as political egalitarianism. The book very much reflects the time in which it was written and the debates which it was part of, and, like much history of the period, seeks to refocus

    Essay Length: 755 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Politics In Guiiled Age

    I. The "Bloody Shirt" Elects Grant 1. The Republicans nominated Civil War General Ulysses S. Grant, who was a great soldier but had no political experience. i. The Democrats could only denounce military Reconstruction but couldn't agree on anything else, and thus, were unorganized. 2. The Republicans got Grant elected (barely) by "waving the bloody shirt," or reliving his war victories, and used his popularity to elect him, though his popular vote was only ahead

    Essay Length: 452 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: July
  • The Gilded Age

    The term “Gilded Age” is applied to the years between 1865 and 1900 because the era was so wealthy. The word “gilded” refers to something coated in gold. During this time period, many things were going on in various topics, like politics and labor. Politically, the government became laissez-faire. Between the Republicans and the Democrats, presidential elections were very close. The Republicans consistently carried the North in presidential elections, while the South was solidly

    Essay Length: 308 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Stenly

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