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Explore whether or not the theory can be used with individuals, families, and/or groups.

For this Assignment, you are to utilize the knowledge learned related to applying theories to individuals, families, and groups. You will discuss the concept of resilience, identify a theory, and apply the theory to a social problem.
Please respond to the following:
Resiliency is a complex concept that is much more than just surviving or getting through a bad experience. Discuss the meaning of resiliency as it relates to individuals, families, and groups.
Identify and discuss one specific social problem experienced by individuals, families, or groups that requires some degree of resilience to overcome (i.e., foster care, homelessness, divorce).
Identify and discuss one theory that you have learned about. Explore whether or not the theory can be used with individuals, families, and/or groups.
Using the theory you identified above, explain how that theory can be used to understand and promote resiliency associated with the social problem you identified.
Walsh, F. (2017). Strengthening family resilience. The Guilford Press.
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Please respond to the following:

Families face adversity every day: from struggles associated with the structure of the family unit to cultural or economic problems. Please use your assigned readings and the Library to research peer-reviewed studies to support your post.
Please respond to the following:
Identify and discuss one problem that a family, individual, or group might experience.
Based on the problem you identified, what factors might hinder or weaken resiliency?
What factors might promote or strengthen resiliency?
Walsh, F. (2017). Strengthening Family Resilience (3rd ed.). New York: The Guilford Press.
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DISCUSSION
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With your current identity, which of these three cultures, Greek, Sumerian or Roman societies would you want to live in? Give three substantive supports for your answer, taken from these or other references.
Please Note: Each discussion response must have a minimum of 125 words, spell checked, well written and citing references in support of arguments. Be sure to also respond to at least two classmates later in the week (making for a minimum of three posts total. More are encouraged)
FIRST DISCUSSION POST
As a woman, I don’t think that any of the ancient societies would be advantageous for the me to live in. If I had to choose one of the 3 cultures/societies, I would have to choose Ancient Greek, specifically Spartan. One of the reasons would have to be the simply fact that I would still be able to have my independence which is very important to me. I feel as if I have found my voice at a very young age and I can’t see myself giving that up for anything or anyone. To have the ability to live in an ancient civilization and not have to worry about being restricted as one would in other civilizations, is important. Coming for a Middle Eastern background, there are some aspects of the Ancient Sumerian society that still exist within the laws and social interactions. There are things that I, a modern woman, do not agree with. Another reason would be the amount of intellectual capital that the Greeks had. What the Greeks had to contribute to the politics, arts, and education are all things made me think about where I would want to be. Knowledge is power, power builds communities, and communities change the world. When it comes to Greeks, they have done that. Lastly, I would have to say that the ancient Greeks’ values were something that I have admired. The principles of loyalty, honor and a strong sense of community pulled me closer to culture. These are values that I hold dear to my heart.
Reference
Shaw, J. P. (n.d.). Western civilization and human development. Lumen. Retrieved September 25, 2022, from https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-esc-westernciv-humandevelopment/chapter/m2-1-ancient-greek-culture/
SECOND DISCUSSION POST
If I had to choose between the three different cultures of ancient times, I would choose Ancient Greek. In our article, “Greek views of Human Nature”, it states the Ancient Greeks viewed people as “greatly flawed” and having an attitude of “hubris”, however, it is also written that the embraced the “notion” of Eudaimonia” or better said, “human flourishing” (Greek Views on Human Nature; Campbell, J).
I like that the Greeks were encouraged to invest in themselves. Ancient Greeks are known for their contributions in art, poetry, education, philosophy and “athletic excellence” (Greek Views). I’d like to think that I would have flourished in Ancient Greece given the ability to grow as an individual and be applauded for it,
The roles of women during this time were not entirely different from most of the roles I carry now. They are of wife, mother, and housekeeper (www.bartlesby.com/Women-roles-Ancient-Greek). In Athens, a women’s status was pretty much equal to that of a slave (www.Griek-les). I would choose Sparta because women were considered far more important because they recognized that an educated woman could take over the business and household and keep them running efficiently while the men were gone for long periods of time in battle (Bartleby). Because of this, women were allotted education, to run their own business and even own property. At one time, over 60% of the properties owned were by women. Women in Ancient Greek times were also allowed to make wills, inherit wealth, get paid in jobs and free slaves.
The Ancient Greeks were far from perfect, but I wonder, if the people of those times were given a choice, strictly based on the treatment and freedoms of our time, would they choose now, or then?
Cite
Greek Views and Human Nature, article
Campbell, J. (1968/1949). The hero with a thousand faces. New York, NY: Pantheon Books.
www.bartlesby.com/Women-roles-Ancient-Greek
www.Griek-les
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What is the comprehensive assessment?

Assessment, Diagnosis & Interview Techniques
Chapter 4 in the text presents information on various alcohol and drug assessment instruments that can be used during the substance abuse-dependency assessment. The use of motivational interviewing (MI) techniques, as developed by W.R Miller and Rollnick (2013) are included to help counselors work with initial client resistance and ambivalence to counseling. Students are introduced to The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5, American Psychiatric Association, 2013) and will learn about Comprehensive Assessments, and Minnesota’s Direct Access which replaced the former Rule 25 process on June 30, 2022.
Note: Students majoring in Alcohol and Drug Counseling will complete further studies in Assessment in the required core course HSCD 302 Assessment of Substance Use Disorders.
Learning Objectives
By the completion of this module, the student will be able to do the following according to the two conditions below:
Condition 1- completion of quiz 4 according to course standards (refer to syllabus):
Differentiate between abuse and dependency
Recognize approaches to improving accurate diagnoses
Examine a Comprehensive Assessment example
Understand Minnesota’s Direct Access process
Condition 2- completion of week 6 writing assignment relating to the text and resources:
Demonstrate critical thinking and reflection by completion of Week 6 writing assignment in one or more paragraphs relevant to Assessment, Diagnosis, and Interviewing Techniques.
Minnesota’s “Direct Access” and “Comprehensive Assessments”
Overview: Direct Access is the process in Minnesota in which publicly paid substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services can be accessed by individuals who are eligible for financial help. Direct Access allows an individual to go directly to an enrolled Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) provider they choose to receive a comprehensive assessment and access care immediately. Direct Access removes barriers of timing associated with going through a placing authority, allows for individual choice, and removes duplication of comprehensive assessments.
How does Direct Access support client choice?
Direct Access allows for an individual to choose where they would like to access treatment. Individuals will be able to seek out the provider of their choice from the enrolled provider list. In the Direct Access process, there is no service agreement with a specified level of care and treatment location that the individual must follow. The Direct Access process allows for the individual to have a comprehensive assessment completed and then choose the provider and level of care they would like to participate in; up to the highest level of care determined necessary. i.e. An individual may be assessed for residential level of care, but due to a number of circumstances, they are only willing to participate in nonresidential care. This is an example of downward deviation occurring.
How is the Direct Acess/client financial eligibility determined?
People who qualify can get help paying for substance use disorder treatment through their local county or tribal office. Federal, state, and county governments put money into a Behavioral Health Fund (BHF) so that Minnesotans with low income can get needed treatment. For more information view the Behavioral Health Fund Eligibility Guidelines 2022
Clients are entitled to have substance use disorder services paid for by the BHF if the client:
Is enrolled in Medical Assistance (MA)
OR
Meets specific household size (HHS) and household income (HHI) limitations. Information about the HHS and HHI can be found on the MN DHS website: DHS Get Help
What is the comprehensive assessment?
The comprehensive assessment and comprehensive assessment summary go hand in hand, and are sometimes just referred to as the comprehensive assessment. There is no single, Commissioner approved or mandated “tool” or form for a comprehensive assessment. There are elements that are required to be included in the comprehensive assessment and summary and this can be found in 245G.05

Who can provide comprehensive assessments?
Comprehensive assessments must be completed by a provider enrolled as a Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) provider for Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services to provide, bill, and receive payment for SUD services
Eligible providers may include the following:
• Licensed Residential SUD treatment programs
• Licensed Nonresidential (Outpatient) SUD treatment programs
• Counties
• Tribes
• Recovery Community Organizations (RCOs)
• Hospitals
• Federally Qualified Health Clinics, and Rural Health Clinics (As long as they also have a substance use disorder program license)
• Licensed Professionals in Private Practice
A licensed professional in private practice must be someone who is licensed under Minnesota Statutes 148F, or is exempt from licensure under that chapter, but is otherwise licensed to provide alcohol and drug counseling services; practices solely within the permissible scope of the individual’s license as defined in the law authorizing licensure; and does not affiliate with other licensed or unlicensed professionals to provide alcohol and drug counseling services.
• Licensed Withdrawal Management programs
Detailed information about the phasing out of Rule 25 and the implementation of Comprehensive Assessments can be found on the MN Dept of Human Services (DHS) website at: https://mn.gov/dhs/partners-and-providers/news-initiatives-reports-workgroups/alcohol-drug-other-addictions/sudreform/
Assignments
Read Textbook Chapter 4
Watch the video Introduction to Motivational Interviewing (17:22)
Read DSM-5 document
Review the PDF of 245G Comprehensive Assessment Elements
Review a Comprehensive Assessment example and Comprehensive Assessment Summary
Complete Chapter 4 Writing Assignment
Complete Quiz 4 (content from this week only)
Optional Reading
Summary sheet comparing the former DSM IV Alcohol Abuse/Alcohol Dependence criteria to the newer DSM V Alcohol Use Disorder criteria (used for diagnosis):
Comparison Between DSM-IV and DSM-5.pdf

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You must cite all resources using apa format.

DISCUSSION:
Read Health Insurance and Children with Disabilities. (click the link for PDF Full text, please; do not read only the Abstract). Evaluate this article in terms of the proposed benefits to children with disabilities and challenges in providing universal healthcare to them.
What do you think? Policies like managed care are an example of the outermost layer in Bronfenbrenner’s model (see Module 3 e-book chapter titled: Human Exceptionality in Context) – and serve to remind us that social policies can have a direct effect on an individual child.
Please post a response, and remember to respond to two other people’s postings. You must cite all resources using APA format.
Note:
Your main post should be substantive – at least 200 words, not including the Discussion questions or references. Each discussion response/reply to me or others must have a minimum of 125 words, spell checked, well written and citing references in support of arguments. Active participation is required.
In your reply to others: You could include additional research info (don’t just share a website link, explain what you found, summarize the info, and then share the website link), or, provide a few suggestions based on the class reading/additional reading, or explain why you agree or disagree with your classmate. Always provide at least ONE citation from the reading to ‘support’ your discussion.
1ST DISCUSSION POST
I think that managed care is very important for an individual child because not every disability is the same. For example, a child with autism might need physical therapy, but another child might not. Large shares of children with special health care needs also had insurance coverage that their parents considered inadequate because it did not meet the child’s needs (13 percent), did not cover costs adequately (28 percent), or did not permit the child to see needed providers (9 percent) (Szilagyi, 2012, p. 126). If children don’t receive managed care based on their needs, they won’t be able to show improvement. For many people with exceptionalities, schools and the health care system play a large role-both as microsystems, which include interactions with the people (teachers, school administrators, doctors, nurses), and as mesosystems, ecosystems, and macrosystems (Staff, n.d.). All kids need to have some type of insurance, whether or not it’s through the state or private insurance companies. If children don’t have insurance, they won’t receive the services or care they need. If a child doesn’t have insurance coverage, there is a possibility their health and behavior by decrease tremendously. Many programs are run off of insurance, and if the child is not insured, they won’t be able to participate.
The two main health insurance programs are Medicaid and SCHIP (known since 2009 as the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP). Nearly half of children with special health care needs who have insurance are covered by one of these two programs; 90 percent are enrolled in Medicaid, and the other 10 percent in CHIP (Szilagyi, 2012). I have seen where some companies accept one insurance but not the other. This issue causes a delay in receiving services for the child.
References
Staff. (n.d.). Book: Human Exceptionality in Context. Retrieved from Suny Empire State College: https://mylearning.suny.edu/d2l/le/content/292048/viewContent/8160903/View
Szilagyi, P. G. (2012). Health Insurance and Children. Futur of Children, 27.
SECOND DISCUSSION POST
For children born with special needs, access to adequate and affordable health insurance is essential. By examining Bronfenbrenner’s model of social ecology, we can understand the importance of a strong and supportive health care system for someone with special needs. Microsystems, such as schools and health care systems, have the most impact on those with special needs. Access to medical procedures, prescriiption drugs, regular doctor check-ups, specialists and therapists, and assistive technologies, are just some of the services that health insurance covers. But for uninsured or underinsured children, these options are unreachable and can place a financial burden on the families that pay out-of-pocket. Szilagyi (2012) states, “nearly 2 of every 5 special needs children are either uninsured or inadequately insured” (p.123). Medicaid and CHIP are government programs that provide the bulk of health insurance coverage for children that have special health needs. By providing such coverage, families can properly provide for their children’s medical needs. The long-term effects of having adequate health insurance on children with special needs has not been evaluated. But it is commonly assumed that “by increasing the level of care children with disabilities receive and the degree of functioning they achieve, health insurance could have later effects on outcomes in adulthood” (Szilagyi, 2012, p.132).
Microsystems, like proper health care, have the most impact on an individual’s life. Making health insurance affordable and accessible for children with special needs should be a top priority. The medical care one receives in early life can predict and dictate the quality of life they have in adulthood. If we want to prepare our youth to be contributing members of society, then we need to take care of their health needs when they are young. Enrolling all eligible children into public health insurance programs, like Medicaid, CHIP and others, will increase the positive outcomes for children and families with special health needs. While universal healthcare is not available in the US, the assistance programs such as Medicaid provide some relief to families that cannot afford private insurance. Taking advantage of the programs available would alleviate some of the financial burden that children with special health needs face. Knowing how Microsystems impact an individual’s life only solidifies the importance of social programs such as Medicaid.
PLEASE REPLY TO BOTH DISCUSSION ABOVE
THANKS

References
Szilagyi, P. G. (2012). Health insurance and children with disabilities. Future of Children, 22(1), 123–148. https://doi-org.library.esc.edu/10.1353/foc.2012.0000

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Why do you think they are important?

How would you summarize the film in 5 sentences?
Identify two things things from the film that had an impact on you. Why did you choose them? Why do you think they are important?
The film is clear that the in the long view of history, the rate of violence has declined. What are two things you think can be done in your community, city, state and/or country to “continue on the path of declining violence”?
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With the passing of public laws 90-538, 99-457, and 99-457 the laws opened services for young children with disabilities and required states to provide a free and appropriate public education for every eligible child between 3 and 5 years old (hardman, 2017, p.57).

DISCUSSION:
BEING INCLUSIVE AND GETTING SUPPORT.
This discussion is based on your reading of Chapter 3 of the text book HUMAN EXCEPTIONALITY 12TH EDITION MICHAEL L HARDMAN M. WINSTON EGAN CLIFFORD J. DREW, Inclusion and Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Early Childhood and Elementary Years. In this chapter, you learned about evidence-based inclusive schools, and about the importance of diversity, acceptance and belonging. These are buzz words today.
In schools today, how would the discussion (and handling) of “diversity, acceptance and belonging” be different than in schools in the year 1970?
If you were a parent in 1970, what challenges might you face addressing an issue of “diversity, acceptance and belonging” with the school administrators that impacted your child’s schooling?
Please post a response, and remember to respond to two other people’s postings. Please support your answers with appropriate citations and references of external sources.
Please note:
Your main post should be substantive – at least 200 words, not including the Discussion questions or references. Each discussion response/reply to me or others must have a minimum of 125 words, spell checked, well written and citing references in support of arguments. Active participation is required. Please see “How You Will Be Evaluated” info located under Course Information.
In your reply to others: You could include additional research info (don’t just share a website link, explain what you found, summarize the info, and then share the website link), or, provide a few suggestions based on the class reading/additional reading, or explain why you agree or disagree with your classmate. Always provide at least ONE citation from the reading to ‘support’ your discussion.
FIRST DISCUSSION POST:
In schools today, the discussion and handling of diversity, acceptance and belongings be different than schools in the year 1970 by how society’s perception has change over years. Board of education, and society has develop major changing that which compensate various opportunities, and aids. Like different school curriculum for children with disabilities. Base on the reading of chapter 3 “Changing Era in the lives of Students with Disabilities”, Hardman et (2017), suggested the many differences instructional programs, special services are making in the lives of early childhood and elementary schools years children (Hardman et al., 2017, p. 49). Hardman et al (2017) explain ‘partial, inclusive mainstreaming and full inclusive education’ for kids with disabilities. And they are consisted of a child getting specialize education in a general setting rather than being a full special Ed class. These kids can get to experience and be a part of and have a sense of belonging with other peers who are not disable (Hardman et al., 2017, p. 50). If i were a parent in 1970, challenges might i face addressing an issue of “diversity’, acceptance and belongings” with the school administrator that impacted my child’s schooling would have been, denial of opportunities for my child to participate in various program in school due to my child disability. It would of been hard to address these issues, since the law back than did not applied much to school age students with disabilities. My child would not have access to speech therapy, occupational therapy and a para, and my child would of been lack of his and her education (Hardman et al., 2017, p. 51).
Hardman, M. L., Drew, C. J., & Egan, M. W. (2017) Human Exceptionality: School, Community and Family, 12th Edition. Cengage Learning: Boston, MA.
SECOND DISCUSSION POST:
Before 1970, being a diverse learner and having exceptional needs would isolate you and disconnect you from society. Students would not be allowed to attend the public schools if they were labeled “disabled.” Children with special needs were not provided services, accommodations, and therapies in an inclusive setting with their peers. Hardman et al. (2017) state “for most of the 20th century, comprehensive educational and social services for young children with disabilities were nonexistent or were provided sporadically at best” (p. 57). Schools today place and provide services to children with diverse needs in a much more understanding and thoughtful way. With the passing of public laws 90-538, 99-457, and 99-457 the laws opened services for young children with disabilities and required states to provide a free and appropriate public education for every eligible child between 3 and 5 years old (Hardman, 2017, p.57).
With children receiving the help they need to be included in public schools and receiving services to help them learn with their peers, society has become more understanding and accepting of people with disabilities. Their acceptance into the public school system provided them with a chance at an equal education and a sense of belonging and acceptance in society.
If I were a parent of a child with special needs in 1970, I would face many challenges. Services like Early Intervention, Head Start, IEPs, IFSPs, developmentally appropriate practices, age-appropriate placement, inclusive schools, individualization, response to intervention (just to name a few), would not exist and would not be used in my child’s education. My child would not have a sense of belonging to their school or community. They would most likely feel isolated, lonely, and angry at their limitations. The school would not be accommodating to my child’s special needs. If my child needed extra help because of their disability, the school most likely would not have the resources or the knowledge of how to help my child.

References
Hardman, M. L., Egan, M. W., & Drew, C. J. (2017). Human exceptionality: School, community, and family (12th edition). Cengage.

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The statement of the problem includes a) a brief background placing the importance of the problem in social context; b) a discussion of why it is important to study with respect to social work practice, policy and research; and c) a very brief and preliminary review of related literature in this area of study should be integrated into the statement.

A typewritten statement of the research problem selected for study. The statement of the
problem includes a) a brief background placing the importance of the problem in social context; b) a discussion of why it is important to study with respect to social work practice, policy and research; and c) a very brief and preliminary review of related literature in this area of study should be integrated into the statement.

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Resiliency

Resiliency
Resiliency is much more than just surviving adversity or bouncing back after facing adversity. Please use the assigned readings and the Library to research peer-reviewed studies to support your post.
Please respond to the following:
What does it mean to be resilient?
Create a brief fictional case study of a family, individual, or group that further illustrates what it means to be resilient.
Explain how a multilevel systemic view is necessary to fully recognize the degree of resiliency the family, individual, or group possessed in your fictional case study.