American College of California Limiting Care Services to Target Populations HW Please write 5 sentences for each question and try your best I would greatly

American College of California Limiting Care Services to Target Populations HW Please write 5 sentences for each question and try your best I would greatly appreciate it Target Population
You must exhibit an understanding of ALL the terms and concepts. Each answer
must be a minimum of five sentences. The paper must be typed, 12 point font,
double spaced. I will be deducting for grammatical and word usage errors.
1. We limit care/services to target populations in a few ways.
Discuss how managed care in human services (gate-keeping),
less eligibility and means testing impact human services. Do
you think they are helpful or harmful?
2. Poverty. Discuss how poverty is defined in the United States.
a. 1996 changes in cash benefit programs, Transitional
Assistance, that serve the poor
b. What do you think are some of the pros and cons of services
to this target population? How should they change?
3. Discuss services for abused or neglected children.
a. What is the process for determining whether a child is
abused or neglected? Use the steps and situations outlined in
the reading.
b. Explain the difference between abuse and neglect.
c. Describe the continuum of care of services for abused or
neglected children.
d. Define caretakers and mandated reporters
4. Discuss the social and individual difficulties in deciding
whether to remove children from the home or preserve the
family. Include the possible effects on the children and the
legal principle involved in balancing children’s rights with
parental rights.
5. Victims of Domestic Violence –Describe this target population
that we have covered in class. Include:
a. Characteristics that define the population. Who are they and
what are the causes of domestic violence? Include warning
signs and how domestic violence progresses in relationships.
b. What are some of the reasons that women do not leave
abusive relationships?
c. Describe the services offered to victims of domestic
violence and how they have changed since VAWA.
6. People who have a serious mental illness. Describe this target
population that we have covered in class. Include:
a. Characteristics that define the population.
b. What are the eligibility guidelines for receiving the service
c. What have been some of the effects of
d. Describe the continuum of care available to this population
and include some of the problems faced in obtaining
appropriate care vs. incarceration.
7. Elders –Describe this target population. Include:
a. Characteristics that define the population. Who are they and
what changes have caused an increased need human service
assistance in the community?
b. What are the benefits and eligibility guidelines for receiving
social security?
c. Describe Medicare and Medicaid services and how they impact
nursing home care.
8. Homelessness is a major problem in today’s society. Describe
one homeless population. Include
d. Characteristics of the various homeless populations
e. Causes of homelessness
f. A description of homeless shelters and other services for each
of the homeless populations.
9. Discuss services for people who have a substance abuse
problem. Describe this target population. Include:
a. Characteristics that define the population. Who are they?
b. What are some of the causes of addiction?
c. What are the effects of addiction to the individual and to
d. New approaches to treatment of this population.
10. Discuss services for people who have a developmental
disability. Include:
a. Characteristics that define the population. Who are they and
what are some of the causes of developmental disabilities?
b. How are services to children who have a disability
c. Describe the continuum of care available to adults in this
population and how this promotes normalization.
d. What are the eligibility guidelines for receiving adult
Maslow hierarchy
Needs all of those things to grow
Police officer
Social worker
Food pantry
Child care
Retirement home
Church community
Physical food stamps
Health care
Fuel ass
Food pantry
Group homes
Social security
Trans assist
D.V services
needle exchange
psych hosp
B+G club
Natural fulfillment
Self help ;the use of one’s own efforts and resources to achieve things without relying on
Privatization taken from gov
Target population
Volunteer not -all credential no paycheck no training
vs service worker
Executive branch-budget role work take idea and put it to action ceo president ,vice
president press
Legislative- make laws that go to effect decide money control budget house of reoresentive,
power of first string
Judicial branch
Whose of value and whose not at value
Social valued
Liberal and conservatives
More gov involvement liberal ideas more individuals
Liberal notion
Geographic area -specific budget only for that area
Beauacracy – steps/ levels of administration you need to get approval before you can demo
anything slows everything down
catchman area limits where you can go limits money
4 general categories in human service agencies
Admin ceo
Direct care
Support staff secratecary
Gate keeper
Continutuve care- different levels of care keep people independent from falling
Honeymoon disillusion
TrephiningWere all biased
Drilling hole in head to let evil spirits out
450 B.C- ancient Greece
Hippocrates oath
Caused by medical problems not devil
300-700 A.D. Medieval period- dark ages
Learning was by devil
Only 1 catholic christian church
poor-treated somewhat
1400-1600 Renaissance/reformation
Cultural changes
Less elegibility
WEALTH= singh the god knows you are good
Poverty=bad moral character-not liked by god
Charles Darwin survivlal of the fittest
1950 first drug for mental illness- distutauilization
Girl racist no equality
Headsrart preschool fior poor , toys
Medicare poor
Medicare poor/disability
New Housing built
Urban renewal- knock them down
Every town had a place for poor low income services job for kids job
4 year college until Late 60 great society collage board exam used to be free
Catchmen area
Target population only that are gets that help
Managed care in human services – Medicine in human services gate keeper
Not enough money,
Saves money, saves money gatekeeper stop services right there
Means test- see if you made enough money to get helped
Positive- if its funded its there, objective evaluation
Negative-if its not then its not, 10 years
Less eligibility-give less in help than the lowest paid in the wok force
Continuum of care -diffrent services for diffrent needs
Have strong attachments for political issues
Liberals – all in together helping everyone
Social responsibility
Conservatives -people should help themself not providing help think people should be independent
State shouldn’t get involved in human services
Liberal democrat
Republican conservatives
privatization taking things that the govt used to do and then having a private company do the work
Better product for cheaper price
Private company pays less to hh worker fewer benefits
bureaucracy boss onto of boss a system of Government
Red tape beauacracy
And you
Non profit agency 4 types
administrators-C.E.O ,other executives
Support staff- secretarial, maqintenance
Direct care worker- case manager, advocates ,direct support prof., coordinators x
Keeper gate
Continuum of care different levels of service In the community
Causes of poverty drug abuse
Racism,lack of education, lack of jobs, disability
Criminal justice , tax ,
Natural disasters
Changes in medical care
Living longer
history Social history
Ethnicity rules Different foods Traditions
Beliefs Different rights Dress Hobbies
Child discipline
Woman role Self sufficiency Music Education
Class structure Life expectancyNatural
Health care
Elder treatment
Child care raising
Work Money
1. understand your own culture
Biases encapsulation
2.Learn about the other cultures
3. feel comfortable talking about differences
4. Relook your biases keep/throw out some
Are you ready for the test??
Health insurance, fuel assistance,
Abuse -physical , emotional
Neglect food
Mandated reporter
Human services
Screen out – no investigation
Screen in -investigation ,evidence
Involuntary-care and protection court
5% of kids taken away
Continuum of care
Wrap around services
Home maker
Counting parenting
Health care adoption
Why look at the rights of the parentsBeliefs ,religion, culture
Always want to be right
Can lie
Why look at the child
Negative they can be confused ,
Not sure
Domestic violence biggest murder
Victims ethnics, culture, society are show up in levels of society
Lare percent will be hurt in woman’s life
Desire to beat and control
Sexual abuse
Walker cycle
Scared to leave
Hope that person will change and you want to believe that they would change
Emotional abuse that they have received makes them feel enadequet being told you cant do anything
makes you believe that is true
Secret sight so they cant be found
If its safer for woman to be placed outside of the community the move her out
To get them away from a abusive situation
Help them get resettled with finding a job housing
Teens a good segment of teen homeless, abuse has come because of people who identify as lgbtq get a
hard time with there parents most time with social situation because society has not provided them
with protection
Big issues rinse if they can be fired from there job if they identify a s gay or lesbians and they are
trying to remove those restrictions.. going to supreme court if they dont agree that somebody can be.
Gay or lesbian or trans that they can be let go from work and they can get discrimination.
Continued ;problem trans^^/
Poverty levels have gone down baby boomer wasted all there money but we have a significant drop
of poverty in old people because of services
More service for older than children?? They speak up for themselves, were all going to be old ,old
people vote
67 social security entitledmeant they have to give it to you
120k income you get taxed for social security and matched by employer
More than 150k and you dont put anything for social security
For elders medicare health insurance for old folks, covers 80% of cost of health care unmatched
qualification be very poor have few assets some medicine get covered
Elders are the least poor group (most of human service pie)
Very large percentage on end of life care hospice care
Hospis end life of care
Alzhimers – brain disease what happens is diffrent parts of brain starts to die off
Late 70 early 80 now in early 60s if used alot of drugs have used other exposures of poisons and
chemical and there is no pills or treatment some pills slow it down a little
Medicare dosnt cover nursing homes only Medicare does(insurance for poor people)
You have to spend any cash you have all of it turn in retirement savings house is givin up to gov’t
Look back 5 years to see who you given money too cant give it to kids, relative within 5 years or they
will have to pay it back
Once all person money is gone then state steps in , single most care given is nursing home care
grandmas using the money not babies
Protection for abuse and negated for elders, elder services in every community and they work just
like DCF
There are hotlines
People who have a physical disability
Whole systems for veterans
Disability-school system covers people from age 3-22 all special education and they have to provide
accommodation so hold learns and progress
Mostly funded locally
0-3 yr old early intervention
Noticing a delay
Least restrictive enciorment—home intervention, few hours, few classes, seperate classes,,seperate
schools,12 month program, residential school
Adults-americas with disability act (ADA) you have to participate in things that regular people can
do, ramps brail accessible bathroom special help for disabilities
Reasonable accommodation -changes in environment to make changes for them to be able to work
like wheelchair entrance if they have all qualifications, l
Lifetime disability that prevents you from working your eligible for social security disability
70% od applications are denied it is not easy to get on disability you have to have all types of
Medicare record all types of history. Be tested hire a lawyer..long term
Required to receive treatment from the department of mental health
D.M.H- Seriose
Diagnosis – schizophrenia
clinical depression
Impairs life functions
Clubhouse program privatized
State employed )Case Management -gatekeeper
Residential service – privatized
Supported living, group homes
***brain disease***Causes- genetic (nature)
Experiences (nature)
Is there money to fund?
Eligibility ^^^^^^
StigmaSelf medicate
Mass rehab
Able to gain
Regular employment
Reasonable accommodation
Goal Include mental health in health care
Insurance therapy group therapy hospitalization
4000 to 40 beds
DMH- children services only for medicaid eligibility services
Wrap around services
Income therapy ,
Case management
1;1 case management
Result of lawsuit
8yrold avarage homeless
Single parents
Low wages
Housing cost
Domestic violence
Medical expenses
Sick kids
Lack of daycare
Mental health
Low wages
Leaving jail
Aging out of D.C.F
No drugs or alcohol in shelter dry shelter
Families therapy prevent them from being single
Education training vocational
Affordable daycare
Subsidize housing
Drug rehabilitation
Addiction prevention
Bill help
Affordable health insurance
Support for domestic violence
Minimum wage
Medical help
Aging D.C.F funding for houses, family, education,
Program for social support family therapy
Budgeting courses
job/vocational training
Help and maintain job
Home making
Support groups
Living on a budget
Individual causes
Systematic causes

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