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Causes and Prevention of Burnout

O Define burnout. o Describe some of the individual, cultural, organizational, supervisory, and social support factors that cause burnout. o Describe various individual, job role, and organizational methods to prevent burnout. o Examine your own personality and share how you react and respond to personal and wor

Music Middle Ages to the Renaissance

What changed and why from The Middle Ages to The Renaissance. Based on how people lived, their way of life, the jobs they held (especially in music), and the clothes they wore. Based on this how has music changed?

Human Services agency and Businesses

I know managing a business is different than a human services agency. The only thing I know though is a human services agency deals more with feelings and a business deals with people on another level. What do you perceive as the main differences between managing a human services organization and managing a business? Ar

Human Service Organization

Thanks for being here for me througout my studies. Hope you can help me with this. Thanks much. Address the following questions in the paper about a human service organization. o What are the organizationâ??s vision and mission? o How is the organization governed and staffed? o What

Technology in hospitals

I require a one page paper (single spaced) regarding the positive and negative effects of technology on hospitals as a social institution. At least four credible references must be provided. Also, the talking points that have been provided must be thoroughly addressed (see attachment) along with any other positive or negativ

Stastistical Significance and Tests

Please see attachment. Thanks for all your help. After reading the article assess its effectiveness according to APA guidelines. Q1.Assess in 100 to 150 words the presentation of the material. Is the content formatted clearly, and is it stylistically sound? Does it adhere to APA guidelines for expressing ideas and reducin

Foundational Aspects of Social Interaction

In the United States the prevalence and prosecution of corporate crimes has increased. You have been asked to provide insight into this and recommend ways to decrease the occurrence of these types of crimes. Research the topic of corporate crimes and address the following: * What is corporate crime and what types of co

Life Chances

What did Max Weber called life chances or ability of an individual to attain the following? Assistance is needed with this D.B. explain how an individul's ascribed social class position at birh may affect what Max Weber called life chances, or the ability of an individual to attain the following "good things" that a society val

Max Weber's Concept of 'Life Chances'

Explain how an individual's social class position at birth may affect what Max Weber called "life chances"?* - Describe how "life chances" may affect an individual's life goals (positive or negative). - In what ways may "life chances" be irrelevant? - Give examples of how the concept of "life chances" operates i

Stanford Prison Study Analysis

Chapter two of your text describes The Stanford Prison Study done by Philip Zimbardo in the early 1970s. After reading the outcome of the experiment discuss with your classmates how Zimbardo's findings apply to similar real-life events happening today. Be sure to find and present examples of the concepts introduced in the experi

Sociology and politic question

Political parties are now faced with new challenges and needs as the economic fallout of several years worldwide recession is assessed. Voters obviously are voting for change in democratic nations such as the United States and Great Britain. The government of Greece is facing a tragedy of recession, bankruptcy, tightening the

Political Diversity in the Developing World

Developing countries have many similarities such as low levels of productivity, high population growth, low levels of living (this refers to their GNP), vulnerability in international relations, imperfect markets, and dependence on agriculture and primary exports. They also differ in many ways such as their population and geogra

Cultural Critical Thinking

Watch the videos below. Identify at least five cultural issues in the videos. In 400-600 words, discuss the cultural issues and select the framework(s) that could be used to analyze and understand the cultural issues. Please be sure to demonstrate how the framework could be used by directly applying the factors of the framewor

Walt Disney World as a secular and sacred place?

Disneyland as a Sacred Place (describe how it functions as a sacred place, including how it meets criteria for common elements and cultural function, as described above.) I tried to write this paper three times and I just not getting it to make sense. I just need help. This is for Mythology and I didn't pick this topic. But

Society Social Structure

What role do groups play in a society's social structure? Could you give me 2 examples of groups, describing how these groups are influenced by their norms and sanctions?

Advocacy & Mediation

Identify a philosophy and individual approach to advocating and mediating within a specific agency setting, such as Planned Parenthood, Adult Probation, the Department of Behavioral Health Services, or Advocates for the Seriously Mentally Ill.

Family Violence

What are the demographic, psychological, and social characteristics of battered women and husbands who batter?

Love & Marriage

Is romantic love universal as a reason for marrying? How might it be beneficial to not expect love to occur until after marriage? Is love a social construct? Is love really sexual attraction? If love is important then why do people divorce for other reasons?


I am doing a paper and do not know how to go about this part, it does not need to be lengthy. 200-300 words Summary of Interview of a Social Service Agency on Their Use of Advocacy 1 Agency or organization and the title of the interviewee 2. The advocacy role this individual plays within the agency 3. The populations se


This is a 2000 word paper and this is the only part I need help on. Address the issue of advocacy in the human services field. Choose a specific population to write about: my population is the homeless. Include a personal perspective on how you as an advocate may assist with problems such as housing, treatment, short- and

Social Change: American Society

Describe a social change that occurred within the last 50 years in the United States. Next, describe a social change that you think will occur within the next 20 years. Why does social change generally receive resistance,including in-text citations and references. Also include enhance the written message (discussion) by highligh


Again this so confusing to me. Hope you can help me to understand. Thanks. Differentiate between field studies, quasi-expermental, and randomized experiments in human services research. Describe each research method and explain how it contsibates to the understanding of human services.

Reliability and Validity

Describe observation and measurement as they relate to human services research. Refer to Ch. 4 and 5 of Beginning Behavioral Research and address each of the following points: o Define and describe the types of reliability. Provide examples of these types of reliability as they apply to human services research or to hu

Socialization and Change

You have been asked to address the importance of social institutions as they relate to the study of sociology. Please address the following: 1.How does studying social institutions help sociologists understand society? 2. Provide 2 examples of prevalent social institutions found in the American society, and explain their

Scientific Method

I would appreciate any help I can get to complete this paper. Thank you. ? Describe the scientific method and the fundamentals of research. Address each of the following: o Define the scientific method. How does it relate to human services research? o Define mixed method research and describe its strengths. Provide an

Quantitative and qualitative research & Humane Treatment of Subjects

Hope you can help me with these. Thanks much. What are the basic principles for humane treatment of human subjects in research? Is informed consent necessary in behavioral research? Why? Define quantitative and qualitative research. Describe how to decide whether to use a quantitative or qualitative research methodology.

Gender Discrimination Legal Issue

Prepare a written legal issue analysis of a newspaper or magazine article that discusses a legal aspect of a specific diversity issue, such as harassment, ADA, and so forth. Summarize the diversity issue, analyze the legal concerns, and present your thoughts and beliefs regarding the issue. In presenting your thoughts and belief

Considering a Domestic Violence Problem

Please help with the following sociology problem. Include at least 300 words in the solution. Why do some victims of violence, such as wives, continue to stay in abusive situation? How may we deal with that?

Human Rights - Feminism

1. How has contemporary feminism altered the debate on human rights? 2. How active should the US be in ensuring that all nations respect the human rights of their citizens?