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  • Food Insecurity Case Study

    Introduction The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food insecurity as “limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods or limited or uncertain ability to acquire acceptable foods in socially acceptable ways.”1 Nearly 12% of people living in Virginia are considered food insecure, and these rates are even higher in the southeastern portion of the state. The cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth have food insecurity rates close to 19%.2 Many of these individuals are children, and the effects of childhood hunger are often detrimental on a child’s development. Their growth may be hindered, academics may suffer, and overall well-being may be compromised. 3 Another side effect from childhood hunger is one…

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  • Hunger-Free Food Program Pros And Cons

    The name of the policy that I am going to further explore is, The Child Nutrition Reauthorization Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (P.L 111-296) under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). The NSLP reauthorizes its program every five years and the latest policy update was the Healthy, Hungry-Free Kids Act of 2010. This policy authorized funding for federal school meal programs and increased access to healthy food for low-income children. This policy required the one that came before it,…

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  • Case Study Of The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance System

    B. USDA/FNS--what? The USDA/FNS has been mentioned a few times through this point. You may have questions as to what they do. Here is an overview of what they do. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is a fully federally funded program through the United Stated Department of Agriculture/Food and Nutrition Service (USDA/FNS). SNAP is administered through each state under the policies prescribed by FNS. In other words, they are directly responsible for making sure that SNAP (and…

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  • Obesity In Society

    controlled now before it escalates into our future as a society as a whole. This epidemic can be helped by empowering caregivers, providing healthy food in schools, creating access to healthy and affordable food, and increasing physical activity in our lives. Years ago, obesity was not nearly as prevalent in society. The numbers…

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  • Employee Violation Report

    Stinson has committed an Intentional Program Violation (IPV) by intentionally making a false or misleading statement or misrepresenting, concealing, and/or withholding facts from the FSSA at the time of interview. In the following narrative, I will outline the evidence we have compiled against Vickie. An Application for Assistance was signed on April 20, 2016. The application interview was completed with Vickie on May 12, 2016. During that interview, the State Eligibility Consultant (SEC)…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Unintended Births

    non-use of birth control methods. Both married and non-married adults have unintended pregnancies due to incorrect use or failure of birth control pills (BCP 's), diaphragms, condoms, contraceptive jellies, intrauterine devices (IUD 's) and any other mechanical contraceptive method. The failure might actually be due to the product being defective from the manufacturer (incorrect drug dosage in the BCP, defective IUD 's, etc.) Other failures occur because of improper use of the product. BCP 's…

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  • Essay On Childhood Obesity Epidemic

    There are many causes as to who is responsible, with both parents and society sharing the blame. Clearly, staying active and eating healthy is important, as is education for consumers regarding the food they eat, and how it affects them. Being obese as a child can cause huge health problems not only in the present, but in the future as well. Not only is it a physical problem, but childhood obesity has lasting psychological effects. These effects are due to uneducated americans, lack of physical…

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  • Penn State Hershey Diagnostic Summary

    Medicine, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Petrovic-Dovat completed her psychiatry residency at the UCLA San Fernando Valley Psychiatry Residency Training Program and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program at the University of Wisconsin School Of Medicine. Before psychiatry residency, she did postdoctoral research fellowship at the Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, at the Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology. As the Associate Director of Pediatric…

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  • Our Changing Welfare System Essay

    The main focuses of this agency are to protect vulnerable individuals and promote and maintain self sufficiency. Division of Youth Services The Division of Youth Services (DYS) service juveniles that have been adjudicated delinquent by the MS Youth Courts. The agency provides counseling, education, rehabilitation, supervised probation and treatment services. The agency has community services programs, Adolescent offender Program, Therapeutic Group Home, and Institutional Programs (Annual…

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  • Social Worker Roles

    the personnel would consist of care coordination, health department, Case manager, crisis worker, social worker if needed and community based programs. They would link the client with resources that can help them, if those services are not provided by Aunt Martha’s. Social Worker Role There is a professional social worker at Aunt Martha’s. the role of a Social Worker at this agency would depends of the type of service that the client needs at that time. The role can range from therapist,…

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