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Apart of a Community? What is a community? A community is a group of people who have similar characteristics in common. They provide is with a sense of stability, they serve our needs, and they also accept us for who we are. When most people think of a community they automatically think about the neighborhood, town or city they live in, or the religious group they are apart of. No one really thinks about the people who are involved in high-risk behaviors as being apart of a community. Groups engaging...

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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...

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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...

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What Is a Community?

one’s community, it helps to understand what a community is and why they form. There are basically two parts to the definition of community. The first part of the definition states that a community is “A group of people living in the same locality and under the same government.” The second part of the definition describes a community as “A group of people having common interests. To me, this means that along with the two definitions, there are mainly two different reasons for which communities form...

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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...

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Belonging and Community

and Community. What is my current understanding of belonging and community? Well id have to say belonging is a big thing to teens and most people believe you have to dress a certain way or do something to fit into there apparent "community" but I definitely dont care what others think. Community to me is my friends family and people who mean alot to me. However that isnt the correct meaning, community is a bunch of people living in a certain area. I like to think my idea of a community is how...

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Therapeutic Communities

Alcohol Therapeutic Communities In today’s world, people each and everyday from a wide range of teenagers to adults, abuse substances such as illegal drugs and alcohol. Not all of these people are open to admit that they indeed have a problem, and could really use professional help from others to stop their bad habits before they become a larger issue than it already is. Lucky for the people who are able to accept their problem at hand, places such as therapeutic communities are there for support...

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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...

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Neighborhood and Communities

NEIGHBORHOOD AND COMMUNITY ASSIGNMENT The purpose of this assignment is to have you examine your neighborhood and to consider how your community is similar or different than urban Black communities. This will be an opportunity for you to critically examine your neighborhood, and to examine the values of your community and see how they compare and contrast with other areas where people reside in New York City. This assignment will be completed in two phases. The first phase involves your investigation...

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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,...

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