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  • Significant Achievements In Community Health

    attack on the nation in 2001 and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Federal, state and local agencies are bettered prepared to handle attacks, disease outbreaks, and severe weather. The Implication for Lubbock Some of the biggest implications for Lubbock include increased mortality factors and social factors that negatively impact the community. According to the Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI), Lubbock has increased mortality rates among certain populations, such as, patients with chronic lower respiratory disease, diabetes, childbirth, and unintentional injuries (“Lubbock County, TX”, 2015). Social factors, such as poverty and violent crimes, are high in the Lubbock county area. One saddening implication for Lubbock is the increasing trends of child abuse and neglect. Unfortunately, Lubbock has one of the highest rates of child abuse and neglect in Texas. Poverty and child abuse and neglect go hand in hand. A child who is raised in a family living below the poverty line and making approximately $15,000 annually are 22 times more likely to be abused (Wang, Putteet, & Ashley, 2013, p. 15). To better protect these children, Lubbock county has two programs: the Center of South Plains and CASA of the South Plains. The Center of South Plains is a group who assist the Lubbock law enforcement in prosecuting child abusers. The CASA of the South Plains is a program made up of volunteers, who are Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). This means that they can…

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  • First Bank Swot Analysis

    The four main regions are Lubbock County, Lynn County, Scurry County and Mitchell County. Each region has its own chairman and each branch within the region has its own President. Decisions are made within each market without consultation from the other regions. This means that the officers that know the customer’s background and know the current market are deciding on the outcome. This enables decisions to be made quickly and without having to ‘jump through a lot of hoops.’ With the growth…

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  • Analysis Of More Is Caught Than Taught By John Lubbock

    More is Caught Than Taught Is there such a thing as a natural born killer? Can someone be born bad? Criminals would have us believe they are not responsible for the crimes they commit because they have no choice in becoming a criminal. They tell us they are criminals because of faulty DNA. Avoiding punishment is no doubt the reason many criminals have made this argument, but British naturalist and politician John Lubbock would never agree with them and to the contrary, he would hold them…

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  • How To Write A Narrative Essay About My Middle School Life

    The middle school phase is a crucial stage in everyone 's life. It’s a transition between child and young adult. Everything changes during this time, but for me this was even more true. The summer between my seventh grade school year and my eighth grade school year I moved from Lubbock, Texas to Independence, Missouri. This has been undoubtedly the biggest change I’ve ever experienced and has had an enormous effect on me and who I am today. Lubbock, Texas is a great place to grow up in with a…

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  • Addiction To Death: The Trial Of Jonathan Wayne Nobles

    the trial of Jonathan Wayne Nobles. He was a criminal that was charged with a double-homicide and was sentenced to death. Rehabilitation is proven to happen with anyone if they set their mind to it. From being a drug addict, Nobles struggled but eventually gained strength to seek God; his faith enabled him to express regret by trying to forgive himself and make mends. Growing up, Jonathan Nobles became addicted to drugs at age 8 (Blanco). He said that he turned to drugs and alcohol because of…

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  • Informative Essay On Poverty

    does provide resources and good schools for families living in poverty. Lubbock has many resources that I found online that provide families with help when they need it. There are also some programs in the schools that help children that are living in poverty to make sure they get what they need at school. On the Texas Tech college of Human science website there is countless resources that are offered to parents, and families. These resources are all local level. There is an organization…

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  • Ms. Simpson Teacher

    and respect to Ms. Simpson; she is a lovely and compassionate person that made everything we learned a wonderful experience. An instance of an enjoyable experience was when we were learning about photosynthesis. Instead of having us just sitting there and reading about photosynthesis, she took us outside, she had set up a lot of beautiful flowers and plants. I remember seeing tulips and daisies. She would pluck and show us all the parts of the flowers and about photosynthesis. Ms. Simpson is the…

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  • Firstbank Executive Summary

    Figure 3 depicts FirstBank as sixth in the Lubbock market with 6.92% of the market, which consists of 25 institutions. Market growth in Lubbock remains moderate but steady. The Bank experienced at .33% increase in Market share from 2014 to 2015 increasing from 6.60% to 6.92% respectively. Of the top six competitors in figure 3, FirstBank’s primary goal is to overtake Lubbock National Bank in fifth place. Besides Lubbock National Bank, there is no other community banks in the top six. This…

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  • Physical Therapist Assistant

    The average salary as I said earlier is close to 70,000 dollars per year the actual 72,818 dollars every year in the Lufkin- Nacogdoches area. Ways you can benefit from this career are you can grow closer to some people, you get to help people, and by doing so it makes you feel better about yourself. Education required is your two years associate’s degree, your national licensure examination. It cost about one fourth of the price of a four year public institution. It will take about…

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  • My Pursuit Of Happiness

    the things that bring you joy are irreplaceable. Going through this exercise and looking back at old pictures of me and my family before and after I left home remind me of how much my mind set has changed and how much I have learned. The cliché saying “There’s nothing like family” that I would hear all the time actually became real to me and I understood the true meaning of what family is and what it provides. I learned that if you truly love what you do you will never work a day in your life.…

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