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  • Pharmacology Case Study

    Names and qualifications of all relevant personnel, with biosketch forms completed ● Key Individuals ○ Co-PIs: ○ Michael A. Burman Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology. K-12 Neuroscience Outreach Coordinator. PI on NIH AREA grant. ○ Edward Bilsky Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM. Vice President for Research and Scholarship. Senior faculty member and senior administrator at UNE, over 70 publications in opioid, addiction and pain fields with continuously funded laboratory for over 15 years. ○ Susan Hillman Ph.D. Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Co-PI on NSF GK-12 grant. Several recent presentations on science attitudinal assessment and education related to this grant. ○ Christian Teter Pharm.D. Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy. Several recent publications on illicit drug use in school populations. Specializes in psychopharmacology, abuse and addiction. ● Supporting Faculty ○ Olgun Guvench MD, PH.D. Assistant Professor of Pharmacology. NIH funding and publications in ligand-receptor interactions. ○ Karen Houseknecht Ph.D. Professor of Pharmacology. Over 50 publications on Pharmacology and Addiction. Co-I on NIH U01 award. PI on several R01s. ○ Glenn Stevenson Ph.D. Associate Professor of Psychology. NIH funding to study analgesia, opiate pharmacology and addiction. ○ John Streicher Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences. Research on opioid pharmacology and addiction potential.…

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  • Rachel Jones Takes Place To Study In International Education

    Each professor has a different experience but they all show the importance on creating and keeping a global community. Also, all of these professors have more than 10 years of experience in teaching. Therefore, the result of this small study may not be relevant for adjunct professors, community professors, or professors who are just starting this career. Also, in this sample, all of them experienced traveling abroad, thus this results may not apply for professors who did not traveled abroad.…

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  • Overcrowding Essay

    criminal justice system. One example was the emergence of Roper’s (1989) the Prison Review: Te Ara Hou: The New Way. This report emerged from a commission of inquiry into the prison system by the government (Newbold, 2007). A committee was set up for an investigation into the issue of overcrowding. The inquiry collected an extensive range of submissions from the New Zealand public, questioning for alternatives to this issue (Newbold, 2007). The aim was to synthesise all the immense data and to…

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  • Breaking Women Summary

    punishment by establishing polices like minimum sentences, expanded use of the death penalty, and the three strike law (McCorkel 6). The prison she visits is called Project Habilitate Women which is a habilitation prison. She claims that these habilitation prisons actually don’t help the women in prison, but instead break them down. They drill into their head that a crime “possesses a self” and “the person is the problem” (McCorkel 86). They try to convince the women who sign up for this program…

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  • Re Entry Definition

    This ideation pertains to the sociocultural aspects which in turn resulted in a breakdown of social control institutions. One aspect of which helped lead to the transcarceration effect pertains to failure of informal social control institutions within impoverished neighborhoods. Some examples of which include: churches, passing schools, close familial bonds, etc. A prime instance would be, financial assistance programs which originally served as pro-social controls have now diminished and in…

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  • Reflection On Neuroplasticity

    CMDS 366- Motor Habilitation Task
Reflection Neuroplasticity -Transference Neuroplasticity is the brains ability to change and adapt in response to physiological or environmental changes. There are 10 principles of neuroplasticity, we were assigned the principle of transference. Transference is when one learned behaviour has an enhanced affect on the acquisition of a similar behaviour. For this assignment our goal was to design a small case test to research motor habilitation and whether…

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  • Lawrence Ceasar Case Study

    It is with great pleasure that I recommend Lawrence Ceasar as the successor to the position of Executive Director for Compass Inc. I have known Lawrence for over ten years and had the pleasure of working directly with him for three almost four years and can attest to his work performance and management style. Ten plus years ago when I first met Lawrence, he was a Resource Coordinator in Prince George’s County. In my communications with him, he always displayed a high degree of integrity,…

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  • Incarceration Rhetorical Analysis

    To conclude, there has been a lack of care to those who suffer from mental illness. Asylums have been shut down, and most of the mentally ill have been confined in prison when they deserve to have better care. The Peter Wagner published in Prison Policy Initiative his article of “Incarceration is not a solution to mental illness,” where he informs how unfair the “solution” for mental illness is unfair. On paragraph six, Wagner states, “A variety of different studies were cited by Overby,…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Restrictive Procedures

    used to ensure they are not being over used. If these techniques are used all the time like time-out they lose effectiveness and are viewed more of a punishment. Documentation is used for psychologist to review the records for proof of progress the client is making. It also helps keep a consistent treatment, which is more effective. The use of the restrictive procedure should not only be the thing that is documented but also why, where, and when it was used. This helps the consistency as well as…

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  • College Admissions Essay: My Personal Experiences

    If someone told me a year ago that I would have the post-graduate job I currently hold today, I would have probably laughed. I am a habilitation technician, which is essentially a fancy title for an aid that assists children and young adults with special needs. Like many people, I grew up feeling a twinge uncomfortable in the presence of disabled individuals—not because I looked down upon or disliked them, but simply because I feared acting awkwardly or saying the wrong thing around them. When…

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