"Community Helpers" Essays and Research Papers

  • Community Helpers

    Definition of Community: (Sarason) “a readily available, mutually supportive networkd of relationships on which one could depend Definition of Psychological Sense of Community (Sarason) perception of similarity to others acknowledge interdependence with other… Types of Community: 1. Locality-Based Community * Includes city blocks, neighbors, small towns… * Interpersonal ties based on geographic proximity exist between members * Individuals identify themselves by their locality...

    Community, Community building, Human bonding 1062  Words | 5  Pages

  • Community Diagnosis

    Independent Field Study Community Diagnosis in Public Health Question 1: What do you mean by “Community” or Write down the definition of Community? Answer: A cluster of people with at least one common characteristic (geographic location, occupation, ethnicity, housing condition……). Community is a group of people with a common characteristic or interest living together within a larger society. Question 2: What do you mean by “Community Diagnosis?” Answer: Community diagnosis is a comprehensive...

    Community, Environment, Epidemiology 444  Words | 3  Pages

  • Community Nursing

    Community as partner model To gain access to the community, the community must: - Perceive that a need exist - Believe that the CHN can help address this need - Perceive that its information and contributions are valued - Be assured of confidentiality for non-public information - Be involved from the beginning in this partnership Compare Neuman System Model & Community as Partner Model - the inner circle represents the community - the dotted circles represents resistance - spiritual, psyschosocial...

    Community, Demography, Economics 761  Words | 4  Pages

  • Community Assessment

    Community Assessment Nikki Shannon Johnston Walden University NURS:4011, Section 07, Family, Community, and Population-Based Care February 13, 2014 COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT 2 Community Assessment Community assessment is a core function for the public health nurse and involves getting to know the community. It involves identifying the needs of the community, problems...

    Community, Health, Health care 1592  Words | 6  Pages

  • Community in Psychology

    Study guide for community psychology 1. A count of the current number of drug addicts in a community is a measure of 2. A person who says, “everyone knows that…” is referring to – anecdotal evidence 3. A placebo is – the controlled group gets the placebo; doesn’t get TX but similar side effects 4. A positive correlation is a reflection of one dependent variable- 5. A powerful source of solidarity in communities as seen in the Harvard narrative is 6. A researcher...

    Community, Drug addiction, Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient 927  Words | 5  Pages

  • Community Spirit

    Dear Community Members, • Want to create a safe environment for your family? • Increase the value of your property? • Unify your neighborhood to create a safe, fun, spirited community? If you’ve answered YES to any of these questions, why not join us at Town Hall Community Center, located at 123 Main St. Frisco, TX 75035 Friday May 4th at 7:00 P.M. Food and Refreshments to follow. Bring your family and your neighbors. Consider what a safe, fun, spirited gathering of neighbors in your...

    Block party, Community, Family 568  Words | 3  Pages

  • Individuality and Community

    Individuality and Community Individuality shapes people and forms our communities based on the way people think. These communities are made up of various cultures and traditions, as well as, races and ethnic backgrounds. Culture is what unites us as human beings; it also divides us into different ethic neighborhoods. Even though each community is unique, some share similar aspects of different areas. Each community has to deal with certain hardships like stereotyping...

    Adolescence, Community, Culture 990  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Importance of Community

    Community is very important and has many factors like kinship, unity, and identity. Community helps society because it creates solutions, provides security and reveals dedication. It discovers truthfulness. Communities are part of everyday life and have positive affects on its members. Communities can be found everywhere and can be created anywhere. You may be unaware of it, but you are part of a community not only based on your location, but also based on your lifestyle,...

    Belief, Community, Education 1246  Words | 3  Pages

  • Community Theatre

    Community Theatre is often regarded as a very effective medium in which to portray the challenges and triumphs of a community. Through stories, such as Marmalade Gumdrops, the importance of certain areas of life can be addressed, and by using both physical and visual representations, a community can both create and visualise how challenges can be triumphed. Throughout history, communities have banded together to create what is now known as community theatre. By using people from the community...

    Audience, Audience theory, Community 904  Words | 3  Pages

  • Community Service

     Community service Final Report on community service at St. Rose Nursery Before actually partaking in community service, I always thought of it as a means of overworking students for the employers to save money, but after actually getting myself involved in it...I realized that doing community service is actually a privilege for us the volunteers. It gives us an opportunity to gain experience, widen our skills and get a better understanding of the hard labour and it is a process that essentially...

    Believe, Community, Fertilizer 1238  Words | 6  Pages

  • Community Assessment

    Community Assessment Katlin Magi University of New Mexico Nursing 431L- Community Assessment The 87110 zip code area is located in the Bernalillo county of Albuquerque, NM.  Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico and was founded in 1706 by Don Francisco Cuervo y Valdes and named after the Duke of Albuquerque, the viceroy of New Spain. Albuquerque is a home for many cultures and traditions passed down for generations. The 87110 zip code area is a diverse community of areas with...

    Albuquerque metropolitan area, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Community 1108  Words | 6  Pages

  • Community Service

    Effective community service involves the ability to overcome stereotypes and judgments, as well as having a genuine passion for helping others while building the capacities and competencies of the clients we serve. An individual cannot truly engage in effective community service without understanding that these principles are necessary to fostering change in institutions and creating a positive healthy relationship within the environment. Volunteering at the Capital District Psychiatric Center...

    Community, Greek loanwords, Individual 1589  Words | 5  Pages

  • Community Service

    MGT 538 – PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND ETHICS REPORT: COMMUNITY SERVICE - “VISIT FOR US” AT RUMAH ANAK-ANAK YATIM BAITUL HIDAYAH, PUCHONG PREPARED BY: AFIFFAH FATHIYYAH BT MOHAMED YUSOF 2011730131 NORHIDAYAH BT NORAZMAN 2011129641 NOR ZALINA BT ITAM RAZALI 2011994405 NUR HAYYU FARAHIN BT JEOFRY 2011339985 NUR SHUHADA BT ISHAK 2011766749 SITI AISYAH BT ASRUL 2011510269 SITI NOORAINI BT HASHIM 2011593523 GROUP: BM2203A DATE OF SUBMISSION: ...

    Community, Member of Parliament 706  Words | 5  Pages

  • Individuality vs. Community

    Communities Filled With Unique Individuals There are many people in the world who go out of their way to make themselves more unique and more of an individual, as well as people who will do anything to just be a part of a crowd or a community. Is it possible for an individual to be strictly an individual and not a member of a community, or visa versa? Although everyone is their own person, and has their own unique personality, thoughts, and beliefs, we are all a part of a community, whether that...

    A Good Man Is Hard to Find, Community, Flannery O'Connor 1339  Words | 3  Pages

  • community based tourism

    purposes". LITERATURE REVIEW: The concept of Community-based Tourism (CBT) can be found in the work of Murphy (1985), where aspects concerning tourism and developing local communities are analyzed, and in a further study by the same author in 2004 (Murphy and Murphy, 2004). Along with these two studies, there are several other research papers analyzing the relationship between tourism and local communities (such as Richards and Hall, 2000). This concept paves the way for new...

    Community, Local government, Sweden 2151  Words | 8  Pages

  • Community Justice Models

    Abstract My paper describes the four community justice models; involvement, partnership, mobilization and intermediary model. I expanded on the neighborhood watch since it is a perfect example of the mobilization model. In addition, I vouched for the involvement model as being the most effective approach to community justice strategies. In community justice several approaches have been made in order to help members of the community and the justice systems develop a critical understanding of...

    Community, Crime, Criminal justice 1427  Words | 4  Pages

  • Scottsdale, Az Community Assessment

    Running head: SCOTTSDALE: COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT AND ANALYSIS Scottsdale: Community Assessment and Analysis Jennifer Hensley Megan Kehrli Isha Maina Maribel Martinez Kelly Simpson Lisa Taylor Grand Canyon University: NRS-427v Community Health February 3, 2013 Scottsdale: Community Assessment and Analysis Scottsdale, Arizona was incorporated in 1951 and is the sixth largest city in Arizona (City of Scottsdale, 2013). Scottsdale is 184.2 square miles located in the picturesque...

    Air pollution, Community, Health 1831  Words | 6  Pages

  • Neighborhood Watch and Its Effect on the Community

    Neighborhood Watch and its Effect on the Community The Neighborhood Watch program is one of the oldest forms of organized community crime prevention in the United States. Its history dates back as far as the late 1960s. As a method of fighting and preventing crime in residential communities, this program has shown to be very effective. This paper will cover the beginning of the Neighborhood Watch program, its growth up to the present day, and a few of its success stories. Neighborhood Watch...

    Community, Crime, Crime prevention 1540  Words | 5  Pages

  • My Community ~ Cultural Diversity

    where. The majority of the members of my community do look like me. My community has been predominately white for many years. The total population for my neighborhood is 63,000 people. Of that number 34,500 are whites, 16,400 are African-Americans, 11,900 are Hispanic, 2,700 are Asians and 7,000 are other races. The only way that members of my community look the same as I do is that we are all creatures of God. When you talk about members of the community looking different from me then we get into...

    Community, Ethnic group, Hispanic and Latino Americans 1438  Words | 4  Pages

  • What makes a true community

    Catholicism and Community Presentation T: According to the secular definition of community; is it a group of people living in the same area with particular characteristics in common. Within the community there is a feeling of fellowship for others, common attributes, interests and goals. Communities are everywhere and they have a big impact when shaping who we are. That is why it is important to surround oneself with communities that reflect and lead us to who we really are. In terms of Catholicism...

    Community, Form of the Good, Happiness 925  Words | 3  Pages

  • Role of Communities in Disasters

    Community-based Disaster Risk Management 1 KNOWLEDGE NOTE 2-1 CLUSTER 2: Nonstructural Measures Community-based Disaster Risk Management 2 KNOWLEDGE NOTE 2-1 Prepared by Rajib Shaw, Kyoto University, and Mikio Ishiwatari and Margaret Arnold, World Bank Community-based Disaster Risk Management 3 KNOWLEDGE NOTE 2-1 CLUSTER 2: Nonstructural Measures Community-based Disaster Risk Managment Local communities play a key role in preparing for disastrous events such as the Great East Japan...

    2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, Community, Disaster risk reduction 1864  Words | 7  Pages

  • Contemporary World of Community Organisations

    present worldwide, consisting of various community organisations that are driven by the human desire to assist others without gaining personal benefits, and bring about social change (Hudson, 2009). Categorised into three aspects, the basis for such organisations include professional and industrial associations, member benefit groups, and charities. As the not-for-profit sector becomes increasingly influential with providing hope, advocacy and policy for communities, a majority of its successive strength...

    Community, Management, Non-profit organization 720  Words | 3  Pages

  • Eth316 Community Profile Paper

    Community Profile Presentation The City of Kelsey is an environment friendly and diverse community with residents from different ethnicities and backgrounds. The City Kelsey where most people regardless of the entry-level position have an opportunity to find a job. One of the largest employers is Smith System consulting, followed by Huffman trucking company own and managed by family members. This community has a diverse population of professionals on different fields such as consulting, transportation...

    Community, Environment, Golf 1352  Words | 4  Pages

  • Community Needs Assessment

    Research Method Paper A Community Needs Assessment Research is conducted in a variety of different ways using different methods and methodologies. How these methods are used is imperative to how clear and accurate research will be. Community needs assessment is a research method used by many researchers that assists in finding gaps within a particular target group within a particular community. Throughout this paper I will discuss what a community needs assessment is and when and how it is...

    Community, Original research, Qualitative research 1609  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Community Immersion Requisite of Nstp

    The Community Immersion Requisite of NSTP – An Overview SUMMARY OF UNIT 1: The Community Immersion Requisite of NSTP – An Overview Immersion by definition is complete involvement: involvement in something that completely occupies all the time, energy, or concentration available. Thus, an NSTP student should define Community Immersion as an approach of developing among them the concept of empowerment and service as they reach out to the deprived, depressed and unprivileged communities and...

    Community, Doing It 1383  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Impact of Community Service

    Community service is one of many ways to help the surrounding community and make society a better place. There are many different forms of community service which include volunteering at local hospitals, churches, fire stations, clinics, and schools as well as other public or private organization within the community. Each task preformed at any of these establishments may help improve not only the economy of the society but help the performance of the organization. The efforts put forth to better...

    Charitable organization, Charitable trust, Community 1025  Words | 3  Pages

  • Community Service as a Graduation Requirement

    Mrs. Shafer IU English 19 December 2011 Community Service as a Graduation Requirement A wise person once said, “If you light a lamp for someone else, it will also brighten your path.” This particular quote has helped me realize that not enough teenagers are helping their community become a more desirable place to live. Implementing community service into the senior project outline as a requirement would ultimately benefit the students and the community. Not only will the students become more aware...

    Civil society, Community, Culture 1680  Words | 5  Pages

  • Community Assessment Reflection

    Community Assessment Reflection Cynthia Caston NUR/405 March 31, 2013 Willadene Walker-Schmucker Community Assessment Reflection Community Health Partnerships It is so important for different agencies in the community to partner with each other, this helps ensure that people get directed toward the community resource they are in need of. In my families community The Clay County Health Department does eligibility assessments and referrals for social services in addition to all the services...

    Community, Health, Health care 846  Words | 3  Pages

  • Community Conceptual Model

    Community Conceptual Model Community Conceptual Model Conceptual models are effective guides and tools used for nursing practice. They merge concepts and ideas providing a framework for how to think or demonstrate the elaborate connections between concepts, structures, or a system. They categorize existing interrelationships amid concepts into ways that can effectively direct actions and interventions. The objective of this paper is to define and examine the social ecology model and its...

    Community, Ecology, Health 1296  Words | 5  Pages

  • Racism in My Community

    Racism in My Community ETH125 04/21/11 Emily Keniston Racism in My Community My neighborhood is somewhat diverse and quite large. Even though you may see people of various nationalities, the population in my neighborhood is predominantly Latino and White. However, the town I live in is mainly Latino by 48.0%. The chart below shows the population by race within Round Lake Beach, IL. Black 4.3% Caucasian 35.2% Asian 3.0% Indian 1.3% Other 4.5% (Muni Net Guide, 2001) Most of the members...

    Community, Ethnic group, Hispanic and Latino Americans 1483  Words | 4  Pages

  • Future of Rural Communities

    574 in 2000. (Gorman, 20) Is the future of Franklin, Nebraska a steady decline with an end as a ghost town in the future? Franklin has a chance to reverse this trend with lots of community involvement, and by taking immediate action. There are many obstacles in the way of meeting the goal of making our small communities more livable and desirable. In the case of Franklin, there is a core group that has been in charge for many years and that is not easily convinced of the need to change. “Why change...

    Broadband, Community, Economic growth 1320  Words | 4  Pages

  • Race and My Community

    2013 Race and My Community I have wondered what it would be like if everyone in my community was the exactly the same as the next person. When I think about this I wonder how it would be different if we were all exactly the same race, from the same cultural background and the same ethnicity. Throughout my local community, Henderson, Nevada, many differences can be seen and I am thankful for that. The cultural differences and many races and ethnicities make this community what it is. Henderson...

    Community, Ethnic group, Las Vegas metropolitan area 1608  Words | 4  Pages

  • Communities and Crime Prevention

    effectiveness of community-based programs to prevent crime. The three programs I am going to look and discuss are community mobilization, after-school recreation, and the removal of criminogenic commodities (specifically gun buy-back programs). First, let’s take a look at community mobilization. The definition of community mobilization is greatly varied, “from the creation of formal community development organizations to the mobilizations of resources from outside the community to help solve local...

    Community, Concealed carry in the United States, Crime 1182  Words | 3  Pages

  • Vadola Community Windshield Survey

     Community Windshield Survey Lauren Vadola Professor Marshall Community Health Nursing Chamberlain College of Nursing January 13th 2014 This study was conducted in the community of Staten Island, a.k.a. Richmond county is one of the five boroughs of New York City. The intention of this survey was to obtain a full assessment through visual observations within the surroundings of the community. There are many variations of the definition of community, recent nursing literature...

    Community, Health, Manhattan 1307  Words | 4  Pages

  • Diversity Creates a Perfect Community

    DIVERSITY CREATES A PERFECT COMMUNITY “Our answers guide our actions, influence our decisions, and inspire our dreams.” (Early) We are molded by our surroundings, the very essence of a community; a community is made up of people who have similar mindsets. A good community is made up of good people, who are living the good life. The definition of a good person, as well as a good life, varies between individuals. To some sixth and ninth graders, good people are those who act in genuine or authentic...

    Barack Obama, Community, Ethnic group 2090  Words | 6  Pages

  • Why Community Service Is Important

    Do you feel community service is important to a community? Why or why not? Explain your answer in two or three paragraphs. Community Service is important for many reasons. Taking part and volunteering teaches compassion and understanding. One of my favorite things about community service is that there are opportunities and choices everywhere! You can volunteer for something you really believe and have an interest in, and can volunteer as much or as little as you'd like or have time for. Since...

    2005 albums, 2006 singles, Community 973  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Importance of Schools to a Community

    Running head: The Importance of Schools in a Community "The Importance of Schools in a Community" Community Development Executive Summary This case study will focus on the effects of a redistricting decision in Calvert County, Maryland. There were three possible plans that were being considered. The redistricting plans centered on the opening of a new elementary school in central Calvert County. The proposed plans would all have profound effects on three different schools and many neighborhoods...

    Calvert County, Maryland, Community, Education 809  Words | 3  Pages

  • Community Health Team

    Community Health Teams Mobilization RATIONALE Fast track “Kalusugan Pangkalahatan” and achievement of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), particularly for the poor Ensure that all families are visited by health workers Increase presence of health & social sector in the community Promote health seeking behaviors Provide information on health and social services, Philhealth benefits, and accredited health facilities FUNCTION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH TEAMS (CHTS) Health teams guarantee that...

    Childbirth, Community, Health 422  Words | 3  Pages

  • Community Immersion 1 notes

    RECORD SESSION!!!!!!!!!! Community Immersion Meeting 1 Notes I. Introductions (20 MINUTES) a. Introduce myself b. Student introductions (TAKE ROLL) b.i. Name b.ii. Home town b.iii. What brought you to USC’s SSW? c. Review syllabus and CI schedule II. Communities (10 MINUTES) a. Overview a.i. We start the SSW program with a study of communities because communities offer people formal and informal resources, social networks, and social capital which support them in their daily life—and...

    APA style, Community, Ethnic enclave 1316  Words | 5  Pages

  • Omaha Community Paper

    Essay One: Community When I think of community, I think of a much larger concept. It becomes a large mess of interests, values, and sub-categories, which make it impossible to digest the large capacity the word community holds. Community is a mess and yet manages to maintain its wholeness and withhold larger amounts of diversity. Individuals in a community can be different ages, ethnicities, or come from different backgrounds, and incomes. The concept of being apart of a community goes beyond...

    Community, Individual, Individual rights 1423  Words | 4  Pages

  • Globalisation: a Study of Traditional Communities in Change

    Globalisation: A Study of Traditional Communities in Change It has been argued that social changes in the contemporary world have resulted in local communities not being sustainable in its traditional form. Globalization has been a leading component of this social change that has accelerated in recent times. Hawkins (2006) has defined globalisation as a process by which the world’s societies and cultures are becoming increasingly interconnected and interdependent. Whilst this process has helped...

    Community, Culture, Globalization 1432  Words | 4  Pages

  • Sentencing: Prison and Community Corrections Goals

    traditional fines. 6. Describe what a sentence to community service entails. 7. Explain what day reporting centers are. 8. Describe how remote-location monitoring works. 9. Explain what residential community centers are. 10. Identify the major features of boot camps. 11. Distinguish between a policy-centered approach and a program centered approach to planning intermediate sanctions. 12. Define community corrections. 13. Explain what community corrections acts are. Chapter Outline Intermediate...

    Community, Corrections, Crime 1635  Words | 7  Pages

  • Community Problems - Our Responsibility

    both our communities' and nations' ills, we have walked down a path which leads us away from being self-reliant and independent. Why can we not affect changes in our communities to everyone's benefit when it is within our abilities? Why must we always ask the government for help to solve community problems when there are more serious national problems to be dealt with? These community problems would ultimately distract the government from focusing on national problems. Indeed, each community must be...

    Community, Federal government of the United States, Form of government 1003  Words | 3  Pages

  • Community and Public Nursing Reflection Paper

    Community and Public Health Nursing Reflection Lorraine Gambino NUR/405 May 6, 2013 Bonnie Schoettle Community and Public Health Nursing Reflection Incorporating preventative recommendations into clinical work can be a complicated and multidimensional obligation. According to Silva, Cashman, Kunte, & Candib, “addressing preventative recommendation alone for patients in a typical day requires in excess of 7.4 hours” (2012). Health care providers are also aware that within the community...

    Addiction, Community, Drug addiction 899  Words | 3  Pages

  • Community and Health Psychology: Impact on the Lives of Individuals, Communities, and Society

    PYC4811 COMMUNITY AND HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY Assignment 1 Unique number: 536709 Student number: 46338462 Assignment 1: 536709 PYC4811 Student number: 46338462 Index 1. Introduction 3 2. Historical background 3 3. Aims and approaches 4 4. Theories 5 5. Critiques 5 6. Conclusion 6 7. References 6 2 Assignment 1: 536709 PYC4811 Student number: 46338462 Introduction According to Orford (1998:36) Community Psychology(CP) is about...

    Applied psychology, Clinical psychology, Community 1447  Words | 6  Pages

  • Kenya Voluntary and Community Development Project.

    Kenya Voluntary & Community Development Project is a Kenyan Non-Governmental, nonprofit, on political organization organized as a community service, developmental and humanitarian organization made up of young and vibrant volunteer coordinators, nurses, medical doctors, social workers, teachers and community development workers. KVCDP volunteers are the largest humanitarian responsible for using volunteers as a tool in national development in Kenya. We are noted for the first class treatment rendered...

    Community, Health, Health care 922  Words | 6  Pages

  • Community and Family Studies - Support Networks

    1. Explain the different between formal and informal support networks available to families. (5 MARKS) Support Networks provide assistance for individuals, families and community groups. These can be either formal or informal. Individuals, families and groups rely on themselves, each other and their community to meet their needs and wants. Formal Support Networks provide individuals and/or families with a particular service or support that they are in need of. These organisations can be found...

    Assistance, Childcare, Community 1055  Words | 3  Pages

  • community insight

    Pamela C. Rubiano MLS CWTS Insight Last December 20-21, 2013 we conducted a community immersion in Barangay 8a Upper Madapo hills Davao City. At first, I was very iffy about attending immersion. I didn’t see the entire point of attending something that didn’t seem to mean much to me, But as the days wore on during my immersion, I came to realize how blessed I was in...

    Community, Community service, Learning 1049  Words | 3  Pages

  • Community Development

    A written proposal outlining a project based on community development principles to assess and address health inequalities within a particular community. Health inequalities are likely to affect different population groups in a variety of ways. Certain groups of people and particular factors are linked to an increased risk of experiencing health problems. Commentators such as McKeown (1979) have made the case that medicine has a small impact as a determinant of health. Others have also argued...

    Community, Community development, Health 1846  Words | 6  Pages

  • Community Engagement

     Brooke Bodzer Community Engagment April Bellback 4-20-13 Getting Teens Involved What does the word community mean to you? The range in diversity in answering this question makes it difficult to all together define the word, however, the answers will generally evolve around “People, togetherness, or grouped society. Community is more than a term however. In order for a community to exist, there has to be a formation, a development, and a solid plan to proceed striving for stability and...

    A Great Way to Care, Adolescence, Community 1565  Words | 5  Pages

  • Community Service

    Community Service Thaakat in Urdu means the quality or state of being strong, someone or something that gives strength, a source of moral and mental power or encouragement. Strength, courage, and validity are all synonyms of Thaakat. Thaakat Foundation is a non-profit organization that aims to inspire and promote charitable giving. Volunteer work opportunities are offered among students and young professionals while striving for curiosity and care of global society. One of Thaakat Foundations...

    Civil society, Community, Community service 908  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Church as Forgiving Community: An Initial Model

     The Church as Forgiving Community: An Initial Model Michael Page Liberty University Summary The topic covered by this article is about the power of forgiveness and the Church posing as the initial model of a forgiving community. Forgiveness interventions have shown to decrease anxiety, depression and anger while increasing self-esteem and hope. (Magnuson & Enright, 2008) The article focuses on the process of forgiving as a learned action that must be...

    Business process modeling, Community, Forgiveness 1129  Words | 6  Pages

  • Discourse Community

    11/22/14 Discourse Community Essay Best Buddies Discourse community, a term given multiple definitions, has been most consistently defined as a group of people, who normally meet in a certain place, that have texts and practices in common. John Swales, the author of The Concept of Discourse Community, gives a list of six characteristics a group of individuals should uphold to be considered a discourse community. Even though a few of John Swales’ characteristics of a discourse community are shown in the...

    Buddy Holly, Communication, Community 1279  Words | 6  Pages

  • BAREFOOT COLLEGE As an Inspiration for the Under-Privileged Communities

    Empowerment Writing on BAREFOOT COLLEGE As an Inspiration for the Under-Privileged Communities By: Larissa Kristany 2011330026 The Faculty of Socials and Politics University of Catholic Parahyangan Bandung 2013 “For 40 years, our ‘Barefoot Professionals’ have brought sustainable change to their villages all over the world. The demystified and decentralized ‘barefoot approach’ of community management, control, and ownership has demonstrated the power of simple solutions.”...

    Civil society, Community, Non-governmental organization 2129  Words | 7  Pages

  • Comparing Public Health and Community Psychology

    PYC48011: Assignment 1 Unique Number 536709 PYC48011: Community and Health Psychology Unique Number 536709 Iani de Kock Assignment 01 55258336 Write an essay in which you critically compare and contrast the community psychology and public health approaches to social problems. Article 25 of the The Universal declaration of Human Rights: (1) Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, ...

    Applied psychology, Community, Human rights 1084  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Importance of a Flood Free and Clean Living Community

    that will solve the old and same problems experienced by the people in our area. A program that will inset active community participation through voluntary work, for this program will let the people see the importance of a flood free and a clean living community.         Problem : The number one problem in our community is flood. This problem is not new to the people in the community because it has been experienced several years ago and yet there is no solution being made. Problem is, people are...

    Cleanliness, Community, Flood 710  Words | 3  Pages

  • Community Psychology and Public Health Approaches to Social Problems

    Community Psychology and Public Health approaches to Social Problems All change, individual or collective, stems from discontent or dissatisfaction with the status quo. The same is true of mainstream Psychology. The 1940’s through to the mid 1960’s gave rise to Community...

    Applied psychology, Clinical psychology, Community 1049  Words | 4  Pages

  • Community Psychology

    The term ‘community’ cannot be defined from one perspective due to its complexity and the complex reality or context in which it exists and as well as the complexity of human nature. Community psychology is mainly concerned with individuals, groups and the community as a whole. Community psychologists have their own definitions of the concept ‘community’. Those studying community are introduced to new explanations to the terms community and community psychology for a better understanding. These new...

    Community, Community building, Community psychology 1133  Words | 4  Pages

  • Online Communities.

    Online Communities. To start off my essay I would like to stress on the fact that an online community is not created online communities evolve and flourish. Most of the well built online communities take time and effort to establish them. In this essay I will be covering topics like how people interact in an online community, also will be looking at how to facilitate a successful online discussion and how to evaluate the success or failure of an online community. With the dawn of the new...

    Community, Community building, Facebook 1879  Words | 6  Pages

  • Modern Communities

    John Puls Skolnick ENC 1101 5/4/2013 Modern Communities The values and characteristics of a healthy community have remained largely unchanged over the years; however, with the invention of online communities they have become significantly more impersonal. Accepting people for who they are and showing empathy towards others are indispensable values of a community. The values of a traditional community as outlined in Azar Nafisi’s essay “I believe in empathy” and Sarah Adams’s essay “Be cool...

    Azar Nafisi, Community, Community building 1515  Words | 5  Pages

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