Crisis Intervention- Chemical Dependency

1) Minimum 7 full pages (No word count per page)- Follow the 3 x 3 rule: minimum three paragraphs per part.

2)¨******APA norms

          All paragraphs must be narrative and cited in the text- each paragraph

          Bulleted responses are not accepted

          Don’t write in the first person 

          Don’t copy and paste the questions.

          Answer the question objectively, do not make introductions to your answers, answer it when you start the paragraph

3)****************************** It will be verified by Turnitin (Identify the percentage of exact match of writing with any other resource on the internet and academic sources, including universities and data banks) 

********************************It will be verified by SafeAssign (Identify the percentage of similarity of writing with any other resource on the internet and academic sources, including universities and data banks)

4) Minimum 6 references per part not older than 5 years- must be exclusively based on peer reviewed articles

All references must be consistent with the topic-purpose-focus of the parts. Different references are not allowed.

5) Identify your answer with the numbers, according to the question. Start your answer on the same line, not the next

Example:

Q 1. Nursing is XXXXX

Q 2. Health is XXXX

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Topic: Chemical Dependency: The Crisis of Addiction

1. Abstract (1/2 page)

2. What is Chemical dependency?

3. Statistics / Most common abused substance

4. Sociocultural determinants of substance abuse

5. Models of addiction

6. Dynamics of addiction

7. Interventions / Treatments approaches (pharmacological and non-pharmacological)

8. Other considerations in the management of Chemical dependency (including but not limited to management of behaviors, family considerations, challenges in the care of patients with addiction. 

 9. Examine evidence-based practice guidelines / research, nursing theories that support the identification of clinical problems, implementation of nursing skills in the care of adults with addiction.

10. Conclusion (1/2 page)

Part B Of A Statistics Project

  • Hypotheses testing: Show your hypothesis test and discuss any conclusions they suggest
    • State the hypotheses you will test and formally write them in proper notation
    • Give the results (reject, fail to reject) and explain what that means in a practical way.
  • Conclusion:
    • Discuss the weaknesses of your study.
    • To what population do you feel comfortable extrapolating your results? Why?
    • Give suggestions for further work in the area of your topic. Be sure to reference the situation as you discuss your conclusion. (this is a great time to seek out similar published research on your topic, is yours in line with those results? If not why do you think that is?
    • Explain what leads you to the conclusion(s) that you have drawn. 
    • What would you change if you started this project again? What considerations would you include?  Include any areas of caution that a reader or user of your work should be aware of as they make decisions.  Was the sample random, was the sample large enough, etc?
  • References in APA format.

potential neurobiology causes of psychotic major depression.

Address the following Short Answer prompts for your Assignment. Be sure to include references to the Learning Resources for this week.

  1. In 3 or 4 sentences, explain the appropriate drug therapy for a patient who presents with MDD and a history of alcohol abuse. Which drugs are contraindicated, if any, and why? Be specific. What is the timeframe that the patient should see resolution of symptoms?
  2. List 4 predictors of late onset generalized anxiety disorder. 
  3. List 4 potential neurobiology causes of psychotic major depression.
  4. An episode of major depression is defined as a period of time lasting at least 2 weeks. List at least 5 symptoms required for the episode to occur. Be specific.
  5. List 3 classes of drugs, with a corresponding example for each class, that precipitate insomnia. Be specific. 

Assignment: Skills Development Case

Getting Started

Understanding the relationship between fixed and variable costs is essential in predicting profitability at varying levels of production and sales. Performing cost-volume-profit analysis is the way accountants analyze this relationship. Part of this process is determining the contribution margin of a particular product.

Upon successful completion of this assignment, you will be able to:

  • Explain activity-based costing and how it differs from a traditional costing system.
  • Assign costs to cost pools using a first-stage allocation.
  • Compute activity rates for cost pools.
  • Explain why organizations budget and the processes they use to create budgets.

Resources

  • Textbook: Managerial Accounting
  • Article: Virtuous Leaders & Organizations

Instructions

  1. Review the rubric to make sure you understand the criteria for earning your grade.
  2. Read the Skills Development Case S5-2, “Analyzing Cost Behavior and the Impact on Profit,” at the end of Chapter 5 in the textbook.
  3. Complete the Skills Development Case S5-2. Submit a one-page document with your response to Case S5-2. Please incorporate the “Virtuous Leaders & Organizations” article perspective into your response.

Political polarization, communication and solution

After watching Ted Talk video: “How to have better political conversations” by Robb Willer

How to have better political conversations | Robb Willer (Links to an external site.)

Answer following questions:

  1. According to the author, what are the main causes of this increasing political polarization in America?
  2. Describe and examine the author’s solution to this problem of polarization. Would it work? Explain.
  3. In your opinion, Is polarization bad for democracy? Why or why not?
  4. Describe the impact of polarization on government ability to fight coronavirus.

Use questions above as guidance for your topic sentences.

In case you use outside resources, do not forget to provide proper citations.

Instruction for submission

Ted Talk Analysis 1must be submitted online through Canvas.

Format of paper must be MS word (or PDF), double/ spaced,12 points font, 1-inch margins, minimum 300 words.

Name of file must be as follows:

Student last name _name of assignment (E.G.: Torbica_ TedTalkAnalysis1)

 Late submission will result in grade 0 or taking points off.

Historical Financial Statements

  • Historical Financial Statements, Projected Financial Statements, NPV Calculations and a Cost Sheet for the strategy in an Excel document 
  • Matrices, which must be exhibits/attachments in the appendix and not part of the body of the analysis (The Strategy Club has excellent templates/examples for exhibits and matrices: http://strategyclub.com/free-student-template/

Deliverables for Case Study: Matrices Assignment 

1.  Existing mission, objectives, and strategies. 

2.  A new mission statement (include the number of the component in parenthesis before addressing that component).
Great mission statements address these 9 components: 

  • Customers: Who are the firm’s customers? 
  • Products or services: What are the firm’s major products or services? 
  • Markets: Geographically, where does the firm compete? 
  • Technology: Is the firm technologically current? 
  • Concern for survival, growth, and profitability: Is the firm committed to growth and financial soundness? 
  • Philosophy: What are the basic beliefs, values, aspirations, and ethical priorities of the firm? 
  • Self-concept: What is the firm’s distinctive competence or major competitive advantage? 
  • Concern for public image: Is the firm responsive to social, community, and environmental concerns? 
  • Concern for employees: Are employees a valuable asset of the firm? 

3.  Analysis of the firm’s existing business model. 

4.  SWOT Matrix and Analysis (comes from researching the firm, industry, and competitors).  It is important to know the difference between causes and effects in the SWOT analysis. Causes are important, not effects.  Focus on internal and external analysis when completing this matrix.  This matrix should be based on research and contain quantifiable metrics.  There should be 8-10 items in each quadrant, with research support for each item. 

5.  Once the SWOT Matrix and Analysis is created, construct the TOWS also known as the Bivariate Strategy Matrix. 

6.  Group Map – create this based on the firm as a whole or a specific SBU, clearly identify which method you chose and why.  

7.  Competitive forces analysis, use PESTLE and Porter’s Five Forces as the foundation for this analysis.  Clearly identify the factors that are impacting the firm, research is required to support the position taken in your narrative. 

legislature

In this assignment, you will select and discuss two juvenile cases, the crimes committed, and the various criminal justice theories that may help explain the crime. Have the juvenile courts and juvenile corrections been adequate in the prosecution and punishment of minor persons accused and/or convicted of these crimes? Do you feel that legislation needs to be changed to influence either the punishment or rehabilitation of suspects accused of these crimes? Do you feel the victims or their families would support the legislation changes you are proposing? Why or why not? Do you feel that this legislature targets one group more than others (i.e. gang populations, lower socio-economic status populations, etc.)? Be sure to apply fundamental concepts of the administration of the justice process in your reflection. Your paper must be formatted in the following manner:

The paper must be approximately 1000 words in length (roughly 3-4 pages). Only the body of the paper counts towards the length APa styles

Case: Spanish Vines

1. Does it make sense for Spanish Vines to consider entering the Colombia market?
2. Which of its existing labels or brands should Spanish Vines introduce in its Colombia launch strategy? Be specific regarding house versus partner brand, label and type of wine.
3. How can Spanish Vines begin moving Colombian customers through the purchase process? Specifically, what kind of message should it use, and what media channels should it use?
4. What are the biggest challenges Spanish Vines will face when establishing its brand(s) in Colombia, and how can it overcome them?

TEXAS GOVERNMENT

Lesson 4 Writing Assignment

Select ONE of the following topics to answer for the Lesson Writing Assignment. The writing assignment should be a minimum of 500 words. You should find most of the information you need to complete the assignment in the chapter, but you are allowed to use outside sources as well (such as news articles or government websites).  DO NOT simply copy the information word for word from your sources.  If you use information directly from the textbook or another source, it should be cited in the text and the properly formatted citation should be provided at the end of the assignment.  All assignments will be analyzed with Safe Assign to identify possible plagiarism.

1.  Read Chapter 9, including “You Decide: Voices of Texas: Elected or Appointed Judges?” and write an essay answering the following questions:

  • How well does the racial and gender composition of the judiciary reflect the demographics of the state’s population?
  • Should judges be elected or appointed?  What are the arguments for electing judges?  What are the arguments for appointing judges?
  • Should the selection system vary according to the type of judge?  Why or why not?
  • How should judges be selected in Texas?  Is there a way to make the process less political?
  • In the case of elected judges, should judges recuse themselves or abstain from cases that affect their largest campaign contributors?
  • How informed do you think the public is about judicial elections and judicial candidates?
  • If you were voting for a judge, would you take the time to learn about the candidates and their qualifications or would you vote based on party affiliation?

2.  Read Chapter 12, including “You Decide: Voices of Texas: Abortion Policy in Texas,” and write an essay answering the following questions:

  • How does Texas compare to other states with regards to providing services for poor citizens?
  • What is the age and race/ethnicity breakdown of the uninsured in Texas?
  • What programs are used to provide coverage to the uninsured? How are those programs funded?
  • What steps has Texas taken to influence abortion rates in the state?
  • Does Texas’ sonogram law violate free speech for the physician?  For the patient?
  • Should the state pass laws mandating what information physicians share with their patients?

3.  Read Chapter 13, including “You Decide: Voices of Texas: Cite and Release: Necessary Cost-Savings or Soft on Crime?” and write an essay answering the following questions:

  • Are all defendants treated equally in the Texas criminal justice system?  Why or why not?
  • Why do you think certain groups are overrepresented or underrepresented in the prison system?
  • At times the integrity of the criminal justice system has been called into question.  What are some of the events that have led to this situation?
  • What is cite and release and why was it implemented?
  • Do you believe that more counties should adopt cite and release?  Why or why not?
  • Discuss at least two changes that you believe would increase fairness in the criminal justice system.

Online assistance for writing assignments is available through the Writing Lab in Blackboard.  Select Enroll from the dropdown box by the EnglishTutor link.

Government Homework

VII Scholarly Activity

Select one of the following in relation to Code Enforcement, Public Administration, or Communication: 

A nation-wide trend that has created/may create an administration problem within your department. 

A nation-wide trend that has created/may create a problem within your department. 

A nation-wide trend that has created/may create a problem related to fire suppression within your department. 

A nation-wide trend that has created/may create a challenge for maintaining effective fire prevention within your department. 

A nation-wide trend that has created/may create obstacles to achieving training/education goals and objectives within your department. 

A nation-wide trend in the business world that has created/may create a challenge for the fire service in general.

Discuss the use of communication technology, networks, and the internet as resources in solving the problem or conquering the challenge.

Also identify which of the 16 life safety initiatives are applicable to this assignment.

This assignment should include a cover page and have minimum of 2.5 pages (not including the cover page and identification of life safety initiatives). Content lines should be double spaced.  You are expected to use information you learned from this course  You are also encouraged to supplement your personal experience.  Your assignment must be written using the APA format, including citations and references.