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The Study of Social Services Organizations

- The study of social services organisations, their structure, strategy and the quality of services they provide is significant to outcomes for service users and to professional development. A sociological perspective defines an organisation as a “social unit” constructed to carry out a specific function in order to reach a specific goal (Fulcher and Scott, 2007). How the organisation reaches its goals is dependent entirely upon the type of membership, mechanisms and motivations behind the function....   [tags: social services organizations,]

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Project Plan Overview: Los Angeles County Dept of Social Services

- Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services has been struggling to accomplish a well organized computer system that was supposed to minimize the work of the employees, minimize the consumption of paper, decrease the number of errors and make the service for the customer faster. The bid for a newer, innovative and technological system began at $1 million dollars in 1995 (www.articles.com) . Many contractors sought the opportunity to make the County's dream come true. In this paper, I will attempt to describe a proposed project that will enable the County to fulfill the need for a faster service, more accurate, cutting unnecessary paper work for the employees and the lowest p...   [tags: Project Overview Los Angeles Social Services]

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Social Service And Social Services

- Imagine a woman with little to no education, saddled with over five children, and forced to raise them all without an active father figure living in the household or providing financial support. The woman in this situation would more than likely depend on the social services available in her state for assistance unless she came from a wealthy background which is not typical. Whether one agrees with the notion of a program helping someone who has obviously put themselves in a negative situation is irrelevant, as social services are necessary resources needed to help in keeping the economically disadvantaged in a functioning state....   [tags: Sociology, Social work]

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Social Networking Services And Social Networks

- Social networking services (SNSs) refer to the platforms that build social networks or social relations among people who share interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections (“social networking service”, Wiki). Those services become so popular nowadays to enable people to connect with friends and share information quickly. The early potential form of social networking is the computer-mediated interactions, like the service of Usenet and BBS. Then the generalized online communities started to show some feature functions of SNS—grouping people into chatting room and share personal information....   [tags: Social network service, Facebook, MySpace]

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The Issues Of The Canadian Social Services And Social Justice Domain

- To begin, Case Critical is a sixth edition book that gives readers deep insight on the history, the challenges and the possibilities in the Canadian social services and social justice domain. The author Ben Carniol is a social work professor at Ryerson University and has over forty years of experience, which has helped contribute to social work education. Carniol discusses social services and social justice starting from the early 1400’s until the 20th century. This book is definitely educational and a good read....   [tags: Sociology, Social justice, Social work]

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The California County Department Of Social Services

- The Fresno County Department of Social Services mission statement is “The Fresno County Department of Social Services (DSS) serves some of the most ethnically and culturally diverse communities in the State of California. Our programs are designed to promote services to ensure that individuals and families will be safe, self sufficient, healthy, out of trouble at home, in school or at work”. The In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program provides services include house cleaning, shopping, cooking, laundry, grocery shopping and personal care to low-income elderly individuals or disabled or blind individuals to remain safely in their home....   [tags: Sociology, Social work]

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Social Services For At Risk Clients

- Social Services for At-Risk Clients: The Case of Alice Doe and her Bipolar Disorder / Substance Abuse Dual Diagnosis In Miami-Dade County, Florida, Banyan Health Systems offers programs that help treat at-risk clients, such as Alice Doe, who suffer from a dual diagnosis. They tout that their programs reflect a “deeply-rooted commitment to transforming lives in a therapeutic approach to treatment that motivates change” (Banyan Heath Systems, 2011). The extensive types of programs offered at Banyan Health Systems, coupled with the multiple location choices, make this a good choice for Alice Doe to consider....   [tags: Bipolar disorder, Mania, Health care, Hypomania]

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A Bus Ride For Social Services

- On August 31, 2016, I took a bus ride to social services off Summit Avenue. I started off by getting on the bus on Tate street (bus 2), which ended up at the bus depot. The bus depot is the main stop where all buses meet to exchange passengers so that passengers are able to get all over Greensboro from one location. While at the bus depot, I felt confused and out of place. One can understand why an individual would be disorientated and or confused on what bus to get on. Therefore, I went to the main building where passengers buy bus passes to ask what bus I need to transfer on to get to Guilford County Social Services....   [tags: Bus, Public transport]

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Social Services and Homeless Families

- Social Services and Homeless Families Working in the homeless service field I have witnessed many families that are trying to make a living for themselves, but do not have the resources or the skills to live independently. As a housing specialist I have assisted many families by encouraging them and teaching them skills to maintain permanent housing. Although my profession consists of obtaining permanent housing many families have different factors or hurdles they have to overcome. Most of these families have experienced traumatic events such as domestic violence or drug use within the household....   [tags: Poverty, Skills, Permanent Housing, Independence]

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The Social Services Program

- The social services program in the organization will be redesigned so that the data stored in the 13 standalone PCs in all 3 locations can be shared over a secured network. Using the standalone personal computers for storing information generates constraints in accessing data from a different location and encourages data replication in different centers. A network of PC with a shared database will enable the effective distribution of information between the three ImprovedLives centers and promote a faster delivery of high quality services to customers....   [tags: Customer service, Sales, Customer]

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