Voyage of the Iceberg: The Story of the Iceberg That Sank

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Yet, on the negative side of the debate, the introduction of the profit-motive into public assistance may reduce service access and quality to highly needy, and therefore, “costly” clients. The MPP degree is earned in a two-year, full-time program consisting of a core curriculum, a policy internship in the summer after completion of the first year, a second-year policy analysis project, and elective courses chosen from those available on the campus (including but not limited to those offered by the School).

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Workplace Health, Safety and Welfare: Workplace (Health,

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NAWRS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association. 1.1 For the purposes of this manual, the definitions in the Indian Act and the various funding agreements apply. 1.2 Additional general definitions necessary to interpret this manual include: 1.2.1 Active Measures – A program strategy to increase program integration with other government departments, invest in welfare-to-work initiatives to decrease income support dependency and to increase the employability of eligible income assistance clients. 1.2.2 Age of majority – The age at which a person is granted the rights and responsibilities of an adult in accordance with provincial or territorial legislation. 1.2.3 Assisted Living Program (AL) – The funding program to provide social support services to individuals on reserve who require some type of non-medical assistance with their daily activities. 1.2.4 Authorities – Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) funding and program authorities received from Treasury Board, see Section 8.0. 1.2.5 Child – A person under the age of majority in the relevant province or territory. 1.2.7 Catchment area – The geographic area being served. 1.2.8 Family Violence Prevention Program (FVPP) – The funding program designed to support culturally appropriate family violence prevention and protection services for First Nation families, on reserve. 1.2.9 First Nation Child and Family Services Program (FNCFS) – The funding program designed to support culturally appropriate prevention and protection services for First Nations children and families, ordinarily resident on reserve. 1.2.10 Income Assistance Program (IA) – The funding program designed to provide needs-tested last resort income support, to individuals on reserve previously referred to as social assistance. 1.2.11 National Child Benefit Reinvestment (NCBR) – A funding program that provides community-based supports and services for children in low-income families on reserve. 1.2.12 Ordinarily Resident on a Reserve (specified communities) – Unique circumstances exist that support considering individuals living in some non-reserve communities or who are members of land-less Indian Bands as being "ordinarily resident on reserve" for the purpose of being eligible to receive programs and services.

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The Autonomy Myth: A Theory of Dependency

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W.) prepares students with a commitment to humanitarian values, knowledge of U. If this amount were increased to the equivalent of one adult working full time throughout the year, the poverty rate among these families would drop by two-thirds. Economic events like the oil crises of the mid-1970s at first were viewed in Keynesian terms, as down-cycles to be buffered by counter-cyclical government spending. It then reviews the political economy of social policy as contextualised by the cumulative impact of the three major policy processes of 2009: the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA), the Report of the Special Group on Public Service Numbers and Expenditure Programmes (the McCarthy report), the Commission on Taxation (Government of Ireland, 2009) and Budget 2010.

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Dealing with Domestic Violence: Study Guide (Exploring the

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Married parents are easily the most effective insurance against child poverty, but increasing the rates of married childbearing has never seriously been considered as a tactic in the War on Poverty. Efforts will be made to involve families and children in decisions which affect their lives as far as this is appropriate. 42. Programs have attempted to address many dimensions of poverty at once. Warned by his political advisor Dick Morris that opposition to welfare reform could cost him re-election, Clinton eventually bowed to pressure and signed the bill.

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Urban Health Research in Developing Countries: Implications

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Understanding the impact of social spending on growth is critical to ensure that trade-offs do not bias spending against social development or growth. Upon such request, the institution shall prepare the Assurance as instructed by OLAW and in accordance with IV. South Africa has experienced declining economic growth rates over the past two decades, with the average annual growth rate of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) falling below the annual population growth rate.

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Depression and Globalization: The Politics of Mental Health

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Immigration Immigration presents unique issues in child welfare. D.,clinical assistant professor of Dietetics &38; Nutrition at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health &38; Social Work, received the prestigious 2016 Rickard Leadership in Pediatric Nutrition Award [...] Last month, outstanding faculty members and administrators from various disciplines whose work in 2015 demonstrated significant impact in their respective fields were honored at a reception held at the Ronald W.

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Economic Interests and Institutions: The Conceptual

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None of the proposals currently being advanced by either conservatives or liberals is likely to fix the fundamental problems with our welfare system. The basic shape of the state-federal public welfare system formed by the Social Security Act remained largely intact until 1973 when the Congress federalized the cash assistance programs serving adults (Aid to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled) into the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. Workers in or having had atypical jobs are also more likely to be excluded from unemployment benefit systems since they may have broken employment histories or may not have made sufficient contributions – this has longer term pension implications but short term benefit implications.

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Poor Women, Poor Children: American Poverty in the 1990s

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Through the entire course of the intervention, engage family in recognizing and using its own strengths and resources. 36. Health and education�s share of the national budget has remained virtually static over the same period. 3. As noted above, behavior change is particularly difficult to realize and requires multifaceted approaches using tools from a variety of fields and across sectors, including health psychology, health behavior and education, health communications, community psychology, program evaluation, public policy, and behavioral economics.

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Child Protection and Education (Policy, Practice, Research)

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Society may be consumed with the issue of abuse, but Lindsey points out that hunger, disease, and despair is what should be addressed by the system. Using the Swedish social assistance poverty measure, poverty peaked in 1996 at 11 percent. The disappointment many in the child welfare field have with the family preservation services is that it represents a reemergence of the standard residual model which has captured the opportunity for reform and may divert reform energy from the larger and far more important task of ending child poverty.

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Contemporary Environments for People with Dementia

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The new liberal Germans of the early nineteenth century, however, sought to break away from absolutism, enlightened or not, taking Enlightenment rationalism and applying it to the marketplace, while at the same time having to put up with older forms of mercantilism and absolutism in matters of political economy. Poor families in Indian communities face additional barriers to employment because of their geographic isolation, lack of access to basic necessities (like telephones), as well as stereotypes and discrimination by employees due to ethnicity or personal/family histories.

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