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    Introduction Community Health Centers of Florida (CHC) is a healthcare organization that serves the local community by offering comprehensive medical and dental care, health assessment, health education, screening, radiological and laboratory services and prescription drugs. Located in Central Florida, this health center serves 57,000 uninsured, under-insured, and Medicaid patients. The organization has 62 healthcare providers including doctors, dentists, nurse practitioners and hygienists. These professionals offer medical care in pediatrics, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology and optometry. The organization has about 400 employees and the majority of healthcare delivery is via outpatient clinics. Electronic Healthcare…

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    Clarkston Community Health Center is a nonprofit organization that provides free Medical service that runs every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm. According the website clarkstonhealth.org (2013), it is mostly designed to establish a patient-centered medical home to enhance an economically feasible, culturally and linguistically sensitive continuum of care for all patients including health screening, primary and preventive healthcare to the refugee, needy, underinsured and uninsured population.…

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    San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center, Inc. http://www.movinglivesforward.org 1. The type of prevention is: Secondary Prevention a. This agency provides secondary prevention to its cliental because it primarily focuses on a high-risk population: people with serious emotional disorders, severe and persistent mental illness. 2. The main functions of this agency are to: ease clients into everyday life by helping them reach their highest potential, offer individualized and…

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    create a positive change in my community. Therefore, I began brainstorming for ideas. I had various ideas and solutions to those ideas, but no actual direction. However, one thing was certain, I wanted to work with children in foster care. I took into account past volunteer experiences, but I was still unresolved. It was not until another student approached me with an idea, to help the youth at the local Youth Crisis Center. I wanted to create a “bright spot”, and show the children at the Center…

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    97, 99/100 97 1. If I was an administrator of a community mental health center, I would probably not make a huge deal about proper boundaries. They are still important and I would address them, but I do not think I would hold an all staff meeting, unless boundaries became a serious concern. At the time of being hired, I would probably create a form in addition to all of the other new employee paperwork. The form would simply be all of the rules clearly stated regarding what the rules are in…

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    Sociologists spend a good deal of their time studying how the social environment affects the individual and how an individuals’ health is impacted by these factors. When exploring the life of an individual, it is important to consider the environment in which they reside. This can be as large as their country or as small as the home and family. One micro-society that is important to consider is the neighborhood. The term neighborhood has many definitions. From a political aspect, a city may…

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    helping relationship (Saleebey, 2013). A community needs assessment is designed to find the strengths a community possess, as well as any resources it has available. An assessment may be conducted to the best way to address the needs present in that community. This assessment can be in the form of survey handouts, focus groups, interviewing those who are invested in the community or leaders in the community The community that will be discussed is the Guatemalan-Maya Center in Lake Worth,…

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    conditions. Naturally, this can be of mutual benefit to clients and providers alike. It can be the basis in which an augmentation in services occurs or when a change in policy is needed. When a deep understanding of an environment is developed, social services can be tailored to address the needs of the community. In order to produce a rounded illustration of clients and the deficits of a community, social workers cannot be complacent in practice. Situational awareness provides a keen mind in…

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    northern Brooklyn while it operated from 1914 to 1982. The hospital served residents living in a community built around industry and considered a rawer area of the city. As the hospital aged, its facilities declined and the level of care which could be provided for patients degraded to the point that the hospital was closed as the Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center assumed and could better fulfill the responsibilities to the community. The opening of the new center incentivized the city…

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    How can I save my community when it needs me more than ever before? That is the precise question I ask myself every day when I get ready to perform my responsibilities as a volunteer for Lincoln Hospital Recovery Center at Segundo Ruiz Belvis. Lincoln Recovery Center is a substance abuse center, which main objective is to help those individuals with drugs and alcohol related issues. Segundo Ruiz Belvis is a Diagnostic and Treatment Center, also located in the South Bronx. Substance abuse is one…

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