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    Homeless Youth

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    The Relationship Between Homeless Youth and Sex for Survival Each year in the United States over one million youth under the age of 18 are homeless (Warf, et al., 2013). There are many factors that may contribute to a young person becoming homeless such as disagreements with parents or step-parents, pregnancy, sexual orientation, school performance, substance abuse, and physical or sexual abuse occurring in the home (Warf, et al., 2013). No matter what led the youth to homelessness, they face…

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    What are the aims of the Cultural Comprehension Resource, and how effective do you think the activities in the program are in achieving these aims? Aim: To improve and promote positive outcomes for young people through increasing harmony, safety, empowerment and wellbeing (O’Shaughnessy et al, 2011). Objectives: Decrease culturally related violence and improve safety for school students. Promote harmony, diversity, acceptance and tolerance amongst school students amongst school…

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    We would need to adapt the way we communicate with children and young people as they may not completely understand what we are saying. For example, the younger the person is the more simpler and clearer we should communicate. If the child is very young, we would need to talk in a way they would understand. This can include talking in a generally more simple way. We may need to talk with a different tone of voice than we usually would to keep the child engaged, as the may get distracted easily…

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    studying sources as well as materials to reach new conclusions and establish facts. For this reason, research is very crucial, especially when it relates to children and young people. It requires that various concerns relating to consent, ethics as well as the methodology of dissemination be in the best interest of children and the young people. There is a significant impact originating from the influence and nature of variations in the relationships that exist between those being researched and…

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    These young people commit horrible crimes when they are young and end up getting very long sentences (Rideau). A person who commits a crime in their twenties doesn’t need to be in jail for the rest of their lives. This won’t help the person at all, and it obviously hasn’t reduced crime at all. It does no good for our society to exile a young person for the rest of their lives. As I stated before, it would be more beneficial…

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    these sites are cool at first, they can lead to an addiction to social media. Being addicted to social media can bring on many downsides to a person 's life. For instance, it can be very hurtful to the grades of young kids. Instead of studying and figuring out their school assignments, young people will be spending a majority of their time on social media. This can really cause their grades to plummet. Social media even affects older people in the way that it hurts their ability to function…

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    this as the causal factor for this horrific incident. The stigma that video games have been receiving from all types of people, young and old is just inexcusable and can go on no longer. People who say "Video games are polluting are children 's minds with violence" are wrong and I will give examples of the actual mental and physical effects that video games have on a young person.…

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    (QYS) is a community based organisation that was established in 1978, operating in the Townsville region. QYS is the largest agency operating in the Townville area with a specific focus on youth. QYS offers a wide range of services and programs to young people between the ages of 12 and 25. While QYS is a not for profit, non-government organisation, many of the programs offered by the agency are funded by the State and Federal Governments. QYS relies on close partnerships with government…

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    Many young people receive a significant volume of pressure to live up to their families ' expectations. Additionally several parent expectations can damage a child 's self-confidence, self-image, and mentality. Even if the parent means well, children can perceive their good intentions in a different manner. As a Mexican-American Richard Rodriguez felt pressure from his mom and other family members to shield his dark skin from the sun, he speaks on his insecurities in Complexion. Rodriguez…

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    His theory however doesn’t look at the resilience of children and young people, as he believes that all children are the same so will be unable to fully to cope with the situations; children are able to cope with different circumstances on various levels and it will all depend on how resilient they are. While younger children may not be able to cope with the loss or even fully understand it older children may be able to cope with situations. Harris (1998) believes that parents do not shape…

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