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HS 235 Week 1 Supporting Reading and Discussion Activity
After reviewing the Legislative Website Review linked sites, what did you discover? Do you have an understanding of how the legislative process works? 

Write a 350-word short answer response indicating your understanding and bill discovery. 

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HS 235 Week 2 Policy Brief
Resource: Ch. 2 of Social Welfare, p. 64 Class Activity 2

Define and analyze the terms policy brief and think tank.

Study one or more policy briefs developed by the organization such as the Urban Institute, Brookings Institution, Hoover Institution, Cato Institute, or some other think tank.  

Create a PowerPoint presentation of 10- to 12-slides. 

Include in your slide presentation each action item: 

Define Policy Analysis.
Locate an example of a policy brief using the internet
How does it compare to the description of a policy analysis presented in this chapter? 
Write your own policy brief of your own on a topic of special interest to you.   
A good policy brief will include:

A summary of the issue with a correct citation.
Not use first person.
A clear summary of the argument.
Touch on all the main points of the issue.
Be concise, and uses correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation. 
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HS 235 Week 3 Supporting Reading and Discussion Activity
Resource: Social Welfare, Chapter 7, Introduction

List the top programs utilized for helping needy families.

Consider how Lyndon B. Johnson took an initiative to make a war on poverty. What were some of the tenets of his reform ideals? You will find an extensive list in the Preface of the Social Welfare textbook. 

Write a 350-word short answer response indicating your understanding and bill discovery. 

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HS 235 Week 3 General Types of Public Assistance Programs
Review major policies and programs. You can utilize the Legislative Review web links in Week One to conduct internet research.

Consider the following public assistance programs: TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), SNAP, Medicaid, SSI, Public Housing, and Free/Reduced School Lunch, Vocational Rehabilitation, The Americans with Disabilities Act, The Older Americans Act, Medicaid, Medicare, Gay Rights Legislation, Minimum Wage Legislation, Affirmative Action and No Child Left Behind Act.

Note. It is impossible to capture all the complexities of social welfare in a single list. There are benefits, policies and programs that may not have been captured. You may find something of additional interest to report.

Create a 6- to 10-slide PowerPoint Presentation giving a brief history of each of the programs listed above.

Be sure to include eligibility requirements, and a brief timeline on when the program was instituted with dates of significant program revisions.

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HS 235 Week 3 History of Public Assistance
Review the following government websites/links:

http://www.ssa.gov/history/pdf/histdev.pdf
http://www.ssa.gov/history/jh25.html 
Research 3-5 milestones on the timeline from 1935 to 1966.

Write a 350- to 700-word summary of your understanding of "Public Assistance" and how and why it was necessary.

Include in your work the historical perspective.

Consider the following questions:

What was happening in the nation?
Why was public assistance needed?
Did public assistance fill an "unmet need" in society? 
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HS 235 Week 3 Public Assistance Program Review
Read the article from the social security adminstration located at http://www.ssa.gov/history/jh25.html and perform the following:

Use the articles or videos from this week's reading as a resource and guide as an aid to completing this assignment. 
Conduct an internet search and locate information about Jane. M. Hoey. Who was she? What did she accomplish?
Read each sub topic of the article (in purple, there will be 9 subtopics)
Consider the textbook statement from DiNItto (2011) where it states, "'Everyone is on welfare' because the government helps all people, some directly through social welfare programs, others through various tax incentives" (p. 28). 
Write a 1,050-to 1,400-word paper answering the following questions:

Why is there a need for public assistance?
Does your own personal view of public assistance create roadblocks for helping people in need?
Do you believe public assistance is a solution to community problems? Do you believe public assistance can add to community problems?
Respond to the Nitto statement whether you agree or disagree.
If you were tasked with creating a public assistance program to help in your community, what would you call the program, provide 3 guidelines to your program, and write a mission statement related to your program.
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HS 235 Week 4 Social Insurance and the Landscape of Needs in America
Review your textbook, readings, videos and internet research to locate the description of each program, Social Security, Medicare, Unemployment, and Worker's Compensation 

Write a 1,050-to 1,400-word summation of these national programs. Also include in your summation answers to the following questions:

Do you have personal security in the Social Security Program?
What other options are there for Social Security and if you could change something about the program now, what would it be?
Do you think Workers Compensation should be modified in any ways?
Visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics, look up your states unemployment. What factors do you believe contribute to the unemployment rate?
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HS 235 Week 5 Social Insurance in a Global Society
Review this weeks' readings, videos and conduct your own research. 

Discuss the pros and cons of social insurance in the United States as compared to other countries. 

 In your investigation be sure to cover the following areas of discussion:

Who should get healthcare in America?
How should healthcare be paid for?
Is Universal healthcare an option in the US?
Discuss the mental health and substance abuse parity law passed in 2008.
What is the Affordable Care Act?
Create a 6 -to 10-slide presentation addressing the areas of discussion. 

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HS 235 Week 5 Supporting Reading and Discussion Activity
DeNito discusses the concept of the "deserving poor" (p. 193-198).  What makes these groups "deserving" based on societal standards?

Respond to the concept and the question in 350- words.  

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