Transcript: Presently, the Modernization Theory "suggests that economic dimension alone is insufficient and adds theories on institutional and social change" (University of Kentucky). Basically now social practices, values, beliefs, and customs are now in practice rather than non-economical elements. What Social Workers are doing now are: people centered activities appropriate services/technologies give new options to clients that they once did not have Social Work Interview/Presentation Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) For those who have behavior or communication problems: coloring to create an island where the social worker is able to see who is in the island, and the ones not included in the island like parents or siblings lets her know there must be a conflict with the people or persons who are left out Historical/Contemporary Views: For those with trauma or social economic stress: self-reliant development with natural resource share the burden through games or just simple communication with the social worker gets rewarded in the end In the past, this issue has been viewed as a "multi-dimensional process involving reorganization and reorientation of entire economic and social system" What has been done about this problem is the improvement of quality of all human lives through: helping raise people's living levels (help with income, services, educating them with the right knowledge) promoting human dignity through the growth of people's self-esteem conducted through conducive conditions giving people many choices of goods and services to increase their freedom (University of Kentucky) Contemporary View: Definitions of this problem: So they can address the gaps in services Fight for social justice issues So individuals or families can restore their capabilities to function in society and therefore accomplish essential life tasks and goals corruption of environment if someone feels as they have no choice but to do so in order to survive psychological illnesses due to chemical changes in the brain the children being at fault for the disorders they come with parent not having enough skills to guide their children in the right direction which causes communication issues and leads to sexual abuses occurring if it is not prevented Find community resources, to collaborate with primary care doctors, schools, or providers to better asses the client and his/her need, to make phone calls to families, and to be available at all times through a pager. Some of the issues involved with emotional instability: What Nidia Deals With: Bibliography Importance to Social Work: Historical View: Dearlin, L. I. (1989). The Sociological Study of Stress. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 30(3), 241-256. Doane, J. A. (2004). Family Interaction and Communication Deviance in Disturbed and Normal Families: A Review of Research. Journal of Family Process, 17(3), 357-376. Volkow, N. D. (2004). Drug addiction: The Neurobiology of Behavior Gone Awry. Journal of Neuroscience, 5(0), 963-970. University of Kentucky. The Concept of Development. 1865. <http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:HFiQ8xo6jvUJ:www.uky.edu/AS/Courses/GEO260/Powerpoint/Concept_of_Development.ppt+&cd=4&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us> Emotional Instability due to psychological trauma of sexual abuse: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) teaching clients skills that promote positive behavior changes in their lives Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) a therapeutic approach that help clients who have mental issues, bad behaviors, or trauma meet their goals Social Workers Response (Most Recent Developments): Reference on evidence based practice: Emotional support need: fear, anger, addiction, anxiety, frustration, depression, lack of communication, etc. need help to cope with this when these needs are not met, that is when it becomes an issue this happens due to too much stress or mental/physical illness Controversies: addictions: some say it is voluntary while others say there are long-lasting changes in the brain that undermine voluntary control (Volkow, 2004) stress: experimental circumstances that give rise to stress vs. naturalistic stressors (Dearlin, 1989) lack of communication: disorder in the child vs. patterns of conflict (Doane, 2004) Therapeutic support worker who works in an in home setting Main purpose is to work towards emotional stability and have clients develop to their full potential Finds resources/interventions for entire families or individual clients. Works with people from age 3-21 years old Addresses communication between the parent and the child, family relationships in general, behavior problems, parenting skills, traumas like sexual abuse that take place in home or school, social economic stress, addictions, development needs, etc.
Transcript: Schedule & Bus Routes This situation is ideal, but in reality, Charlotte's outcome could have been very different. Income Conclusion Food Stamps & Insurance Daughters of Charity & Goodwill Job Search Continued - Insurance: $95 fee for 2014 year November 2, 2013: Begins job search with the help of the halfway Begins preparations for interview November 18, 2013: Gets first job at McDonalds - $184/week with taxes (25 hours/week) - 1025 Main Street November 19, 2013: Training and first day of work Weekly Grocery List Recovery Network of Programs - First Step Detox Medically monitored in-patient detox unit for alcohol, opiates, and benzodiazepines Used evidence-based treatment Has trained clinical staff Has medical interventions tailored to individual needs Job Search - Prepaid TracPhone: Samsung S380C Reconditioned - $9.99 60 minutes per month- $19.99 November 22, 2013: Gets second job at Merchandise Mart - $184/week with taxes (25 hours/week) - 3135 Park Avenue November 23, 2013: Training and first day of work Expenses = $ Charlotte's Timeline - Bus Voucher: $70 / month for ZipTrip bus pass - unlimited use According to the NDA, 40-60% of those with an addiction relapse at least once. April 10, 2013: Arrested for possession of marijuana April 14, 2013: Court date where plea bargain signed→ Court Ordered Rehab May 4, 2013: In Halfway house Regional Network of Programs; First Step Goodwill: 165 Ocean Terrace, Bridgeport, CT 06605 - Buys: spatula, lamp, other furniture, clothes for work (pants, blouses, jacket, etc) AA Meetings - Rent: $450 / month A Journey Through Poverty Elizabeth Broderick Chelsea Geremia Rachel Hurton Jessica Wyszynski Wednesdays - 7pm United Congregational Church 877 Park Ave. Open Big Book Meeting A Journey Through Poverty Name: Charlotte Small Age: 40 years old Marital Status: Single History: Charlotte has a high school education, a history of sexual abuse throughout her childhood, and an addiction to drugs and alcohol that began when she was 15 years old. After being arrested for marijuana, she signed a plea which led her to court ordered rehab. Currently she is living in a halfway house where her time is coming to an end. She is a smoker with a sporadic work history and has to continue checking in with a probation officer, stay in recovery, and attend AA meetings. $368/week, $1,472/month After taxes taken out Working two jobs 25 hours a week each job (50 hours a week total) Paid minimum wage After expenses, ~$ 300 left a month to save Insurance: ConnectiCare Charlotte does not qualify for any SNAP benefits due to her monthly income of $1, 472 APARTMENT Schedule & Bus Routes SNAP: Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program - Groceries, Toiletries, & Cigarettes: $500 / month ConnectiCare Solo $258/month Due to high cost, she chose NOT to purchase insurance and instead will pay the $95/year fee for being uninsured Due to her yearly income of $17,664, she does not qualify for the EITC which cuts off at $14,340 for single individuals Daughters of Charity: 1490 North Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604 - Rescue Mission- Furniture & Clothing Bank - Receives: mattress, pots, pants, utensils, plates, bed linens, towels, table, chairs, couch, etc HALFWAY HOUSE History November 20, 2013: Begins search for apartment with the help of halfway house - Decides to room with another woman leaving rehab, named Emily December 1, 2013: finds apartment on Iranistan Ave - Puts down first and last month's rent of $900 December 18, 2013: Moves into apartment - Goes to Daughters of Charity Found in: Stop & Shop and Goodwill Including: bananas, milk, cereal, soup, bread, peanut butter Required as part of plea bargain Set in Bridgeport, CT Finding a Place to Live
Transcript: In 2009, nearly 55,000 children and youth were victims of a sexual offence or physical assault. About 3 in 10 of these incidents were perpetrated by a family member. (Statistics Canada, 2011) Neglect is the most common reason for an investigation, followed by physical abuse, emotional maltreatment and sexual abuse. Girls and boys are equally likely to be abused, but boys are more likely to be physically abused and girls sexually abused. Where there is spousal violence, there is also child abuse in 30% to 60% of cases. Exposure to family violence is the most common form of emotional maltreatment of children. Children who witness family violence suffer the same consequences as those who are directly abused. A child who witnesses spousal violence is experiencing a form of child abuse. In 6 out of 10 cases of physical and sexual abuse, the victims have considerable problems with behaviour, negative peer involvement, depression, anxiety, violence to others, developmental delays, irregular school attendance, and inappropriate sexual behaviour.(Royal Canadian Mounted Police) domestic violence can cause damage emotionally, physically and developmentally. put at risk of developing severe anxiety and depression. at risk of developing behavioral and cognitive problems FAMILY SERVICES OF GREATER VANCOUVER: ABUSE PREVENTION AND TRAUMA TREATMENT Our Mission: “ We are a community based not-for-profit organization dedicated to strengthening people, families, and communities. We provide a diverse range of professional support and counselling services to those who are experiencing challenges in their lives”. Services Individual and Family Counselling Youth Services Community Education and Development Addictions Prevention & Treatment Abuse Prevention and Trauma Treatment Intensive Family and Parenting Support Child/Youth Special Needs Support Employment Services Adoption Services Employment Assistance Early intervention program that helps children and youth to understand and deal with violence in their communities by exploring topics about healthy relationships. They focus on children and youth who are vulnerable to becoming involved in unhealthy relationships. Services consist of: School based therapeutic groups, presentations to elementary and secondary classes, community education and outreach, facilitator training and RSVP ambassador programs(mentorship for students) School-based program offered to all Vancouver school boards free of charge and is completely done by referral from the school All funding is provided by private organizations Abuse Prevention and Trauma Treatment Respect Safety & Violence Prevention in Youth Relationships (RSVP) WHAT: forms of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse expressed by a family member seeking to control other members WHO: women and children are most often the victims however, men too can be victims WHERE: domestic violence takes place all around the world but has different forms in different places WHY: violence is used as a way to gain control over the other family members The RSVP program is definitely meeting its mandate. It does a great job in teaching children and youth how to deal with and to recognize abusive relationships, and to also gain more insight into self-awareness better engaging the parent’s involvement and awareness Requiring that commitment from the government to support such programs like the RSVP should be lobbied by local communities and we should continue fighting for change Facts and Statistics Literature Approaches RSVP Groups Group therapy Strength-Based Play Therapy Children Affected By Family Violence Children Affected by Family Violence program is definitely meeting its mandate and is doing an excellent job at both treating victims of domestic abuse and preventing domestic abuse from happening. The only thing that the CAFV could be doing to make things better would be incorporating more parent-child interaction during the therapeutic process Respect Safety & Violence Prevention in Youth Relationships (RSVP) Respect Safety & Violence Prevention in Youth Relationships (RSVP) Respect Safety & Violence Prevention in Youth Relationships (RSVP) Individual counselling—including art and play therapy (MICRO) Children’s support, educational, and therapeutic groups (MICRO & MEZO) Support services to parents—including group and individual counselling (MICRO & MEZO) School activities designed to address the prevention of violence—including parent information sessions, staff development, classroom presentations, and groups for students (MEZZO) Community outreach and education (MACRO) Children Affected By Family Violence Children Affected by Family Violence “Emerging Strategies in the prevention of Domestic Violence” The 3 levels of prevention strategies available: Primary, Secondary and tertiary “Children exposed to domestic violence: conclusion from the literature and challenges ahead” one of the hardest things to do is gain access to the children especially the ones
Transcript: Framework By: Isabella Franzone Race Zachariah is being treated unfairly because of his race. He wants to testify against Jaggery for being treated unfairly. Zachariah was not the one caught for having the round robin it was Barlow, yet Zachariah go blamed and got 50 lashes. Racist? Race Unfair? When Charlotte first meets Zachariah she judges him right away because of his race. Right away she says he is her inferior because he is the cook and the only black man on the ship. Why Why Did Charlotte Judge Him? One reason is because she doesn't know any better she comes from a very rich family and that is how she was taught. Another reason is she didn't really know him and she only judged him by what she was taught. Now Charlotte and Zachariah are friends. Target market Is Zachariah Treated Unfairly? Zachariah is treated unfairly even though he is a free man. Only because of his race He wants to testify but no one will believe him against a white man that has power. If Captain Jaggery denied it they would just believe him and drop the case. <img
Transcript: After Retirement 2. The Giva Student Scholarship terms of this scholarship for who $1,000 towards tuition Top 5 Best places to work 1. The Verizon Wireless HopeLine Scholarship for who only 3 $1,500 towards tuition Students who study social work: 87% female students 13% male students What they do By hire: Rutgers School of Social Work, Newark I'll retire at the age of 65 NJIT for 3 years. Rutgers for their School of Social Work for 2 years Then I'll die Salary There are 2 scholarships for Rutgers at the moment Different types My road to life ft. Social work by: Hafsa about 650,000 people have a degree in social work estimated 811,200 by 2020 Scholarships What I want to do involved in the community (both) the chill grandparent travel I want to utilize my Bachelor's in Science. Then, I'll be a School Social worker I also want to be a professor Child and Family Social workers School Social worker Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers Community Social Workers Medical Social Workers Military Social Workers All Social Workers typically need an MSW to work in the field What is social work The Basics By pay: Social workers help people cope with issues in their everyday lives, deal with their relationships, and solve personal and family problems. White Plains, NY NJ Los Angeles, CA Chicago, IL Oakland, CA Nassau, NY It's not only for women. Well, kinda... The starting salary New Jersey's Social work Salary C,F,S SW MH & SA SW MD & PH SW All Other fields A profession for those with a strong desire to help improve people's lives. Percentages Statistics Salinas, CA San Francisco, CA Springfield, MA-CT Bakersfield-Delano, CA Baltimore-Towson, MD Retirement Education Social workers currently: 85% female workers 15% male workers
Transcript: Amanda Kerr, Kaitlyn Smith, Peyton Barber, and Kimiria Sewel Nursing Homes Hospice Clinical BSW, MSW, State Licenses Federal law (42 CFR 483. 15) requires that all skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) provide "medically related social services to attain or maintain the highest practicable resident physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being." Full time social worker with at least a B.S. degree required or "similar professional qualifications" Administration on Aging (AoA). (n.d.). Retrieved April 9, 2015, from http://www.aoa.gov/Aging_Statistics/ Aging. (n.d.). Retrieved April 13, 2015, from https://www.socialworkers.org/pressroom/features/issue/aging.asp Donahue, Michelle. (February 2014). Social Worker Job Description. Retrieved from http://seasonshospice.org/career-opportunities Healy, Lynne. (2008). International Social Work. New York: Oxford University Press. Hospice Advantage. (n.d.) Our Team. Retrieved from http:www.hospiceadvantage.net/hospice/our-team Morrow, R. (n.d.). The Hospice Social Worker. Retrieved April 9, 2015, from http://dying.about.com/od/thepalliativecareteam/f/hospice_social_worker.htm National Association of Social Work. (n.d.). Social Work Profession. Retrieved from http://socialworkers.org National Council on Aging. (2015). Standards and Accreditation. Retrieved from http://ncoa.org.national-institue-of-senior-centers National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. (2011). Hospice Care in America. Retrieved from http://nhpco.org Nursing Home Model Job Description - National Association of Social Workers. (n.d.). Retrieved April 9 , 2015, from http://www.naswma.org/?90 Social Work Career Center. (n.d.). Retrieved April 10, 2015, from http://careers.socialworkers.org/ Social Work Policy Institute. (n.d.). Retrieved April 13, 2015, from http://www.socialworkpolicy.org/research/social-work-services-in-nursing-homes-toward-quality-psychosocial-care.html (n.d.). Retrieved April 10, 2015, from http://www.nhpco.org/sites/default/files/public/Statistics_Research/2014_Facts_Figures.pdf Complete a social history and psychosocial assessment for each resident, develop a written plan, and ensure or provide therapeutic interventions Administrative Hospitals Advocacy Educate the staff regarding role of the social worker and the psychosocial needs of residents and their families including problems of aging and disability, rights and responsibilities, how to recognize abuse, neglect, and mistreatment, and health and social services available to them Services cont. Social workers work in a variety of setting and maintain multiple jobs all while taking care of their patients. The elderly population is increasing and it is important to inform people that there will be a need in social workers within the next few years. Geriatrics Social workers address the needs of vulnerable populations which are also seen through palliative care. Areas in which social workers practice palliative and end of life care include health and mental health agencies, hospitals, hospice care, home care, nursing homes, senior centers, schools, courts, child welfare, and family service agencies, correctional systems, substance abuse programs, and employee assistance programs. They have the ability to assist the patient in some of the most difficult decisions that they have faced. The social workers must be culturally competent and knowledgeable about their own beliefs. The care that the social worker helps provide workers to support both the patient and the family and provide them with coping strategies. When confronting issues related to palliative and end of life care, social workers have a multidimensional role as clinicians, educators, researchers, advocates, and community leaders. Specifically with hospice, the social worker will assume responsibility for the development, implementation, and management of psycho-social services provided to hospice patients and families in the home care or residential setting Promote and protect resident's rights and the psychological well-being of each resident A professional social worker working with adults age 65 and over. They have graduate level education and field experience in geriatrics, gerontology, and aging They help find solutions for older adults and families that address the personal, social, and environmental challenges that come with aging. Main goal: to maintain and enhance the quality of life Hospice and nursing home locations throughout the country; policy formation with the challenges faced by social security system In 2010, there were over 5,000 hospice organizations nationwide According to the national council on aging there are over 200 accredited senior centers nationwide. Assist seniors in accessing services available to them Assist with insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid forms Do assessments to help determine support programs to help seniors remain independent Local: Bethany House part of EAMC-10 bed unit -Located in 14 States -Assist in healthcare
Transcript: - Types of therapy- psychoanalysis, rational therapy, client-centered therapy, Alderian psychotherapy, behavior modification, Gestalt therapy, reality therapy, transactional analysis, neurolinguistic programing, and encounter approaches. - They focus on - personality theory, behavior pathology, and therapy. - Therapy = how to change unwanted emotions & dysfunctional behavior. - 5 ways of Changing Unwanted Emotions Meaningful activity Changing self-talk Changing the Distressing Event Some people utilize negative ways such as abusing food or drugs & suicide. Nature v. Nurture Psychotic disorders (e.g. schizophrenia) can result in long-term unemployment dependence on services social isolation substance use homelessness Between a quarter to half the homeless population suffer from a mental illness Consider your self-talk, emotions, and actions in the following scenario: You and your roommate share the electric bill, and you discover in the morning that your roommate has carelessly left the bathroom light on again all night. Social Work & Counseling Psychotropic drugs create temporary relief for symptoms of anxiety, depression, and tension. High risk of dependency and possibly abuse Recomended that drugs be accompanied by counseling Eating Disorders Is a determinant of whether a person displays chronic mental illness (i.e. no label, no illness) Traditional stereotypes define the role of the mentally ill Self-concept is affected by social interaction Society labels person Person enacts role of label/mental illness making it "real," Society accepts their mental illness Labelling Social Worker's Perspective Preventing psychotic disorders in high risk young adults are managed within these domains: Health Social connectedness Self-actualization Safety Basic needs Created By: Elaine Watkins, Maymi Sarr, Randi Payne, Rukaiya Attrawala, & Tehya Posey How to Counsel: Build a relationship Exlplore problems in depth Explore alternative solutions Medical model Therapeutic approaches "A disease of mind" possibly caused by heredity/genetics Labels patients with ‘incurable’ diseases No distinctive diagnosis for illness Interactional model Focus is on social interaction and the avoidance of labelling all abnormal acts as mental illness 3 types of disorders: Personal disabilities Antisocial acts Deterioration of the brain with associated personality changes What is mental illness? Rational therapy indicates that "the primary cause of all our emotions and actions is what we tell ourselves about what happens to us." What are some examples from your own experiences? Because a quarter to half the homeless population suffer from a mental illness, it's likely you'll encounter someone that does. How would you, as a social worker, offer your service? Homelessness Article: Preventing Schizophrenia and Severe Mental Illness by Devylder Bulimia Nervosa Binge eating followed by extreme methods to stay thin Majority affected are women, with a rising number of men Binge Eating Ranges from mild to several depending on the individual's BMI (body mass index is a measurement of a person's body mass in respect to their height....mass divided by square of height). Episodes that occur t least weekly for a 3 month period Emotional/Behavioral Problems and Counseling Both can determine risk factors/probability of developing mental illness By genetic mutations in DNA; heredity By childhood growth and development Nature - described as something you can't control 'fully' Nurture - is influnced by your enviornment (e.g. Cultralistivc sultre or individualistic?) Mental illness connected to herdirty in the nature of DNA genetics. Ex's Tranquilizers Antipsychotic drugs Antidepressents Case from Dr. Perry's Notebook: Virginia and her chronically underweight daughter Laura. Person displays unwanted emotions Emotions aren’t tolerated by family/community, call to health professional Psychiatrist assigns label Social worker would try to intervene before symptoms of mental illness/psychosis becomes chronic. Psychotropic Drugs Anorexia Nervosa Intense fear of weight gain exhibiting with corresponding behavior Focus on persistent food or energy intake restriction Disturbance in perceptions of one's body Questions for Discussion another way of labelling -Episodes that occur at least weekly a three month period -Usually set-on in adolescent years because of stress -2-3 out of every 100 women in America is negatively afffectedby an eating disorder Therapy Works Cited DeVylder, J. (2015). Preventing Schizophrenia and Severe Mental Illness Research on Social Work Practice. Vol 26, Issue 4, pp. 449 - 459 Perry, B., & Szalavitz, M. (2006). The boy who was raised as a dog: And other stories from a child psychiatrist's notebook : What traumatized children can teach us about loss, love, and healing. New York: Basic Books. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development. (2011). The 2010 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to
Transcript: Pyt is a Danish word that doesn’t have an exact English translation. It’s more a cultural concept about cultivating healthy thoughts to deal with stress. Ali Tapper Intro to Social Work April 2019 Pyt: The Support Group Finder App Intro Looking to find a mental health support group nearby? There's an app for that! Introducing Pyt (pronounced "pid") The all-in-one convenient place for locating support groups using a customizable filter option Have the opportunity to leave reviews and rate groups to help others find the best fitting group Also connected with ride sharing apps & public transportation maps Customizable Filters Filters Location of group Type of group concentration/focus area Day of the week Time of the day Who is running the group social worker, organization, counselor Amount of people in attendance big, medium, small sized groups Map Group Finder: Boston Add forms of transportation including bus and train stops connect with ridesharing app Types Types of Support Groups Offered: Grief/Loss Counseling Anxiety & Depression ADD/ADHD Caregiver Support Dual Diagnosis Support Families for Children's Mental Health Diagnosis Eating Disorders Postpartum LGBTQ+ Survivors of Sexual Assault & Many More Reviews Opportunity to rate & review the group Leave additional notes that could be helpful to future group members Why is this app needed? Why? Support groups are often put on by various organizations specializing in different focus areas There is no central database to locate different types of groups While it may be difficult to see an individual counselor due to availability and wait times, support groups offer another form of immediate support Being able to rate and review groups in one place may be helpful for other's looking into finding a group Having a customizable filter helps to find the best fitting group for the individual in need Goals of the App Goals Help connect people to local support groups Increase attendance at support groups Increase communication between mental health organizations and individuals within the community Help find immediate support for individuals in need Decrease the stigma surrounding mental health services Work with inpatient and outpatient programs to recruit individuals who would benefit from group setting Where to start? Start Pick a city that excels in health care: Boston Crowd source for start up money Go Fund Me, Kick Starter, Private Benefactors Connect with someone who can create the app Tech savvy individuals Connect with mental health organizations that offer support groups Compile a list with diverse areas of focus Connect with inpatient & outpatient facilities for networking Look into advertisement for the app Connect with ride sharing groups and public transportation for resources Then launch the app!
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