Project 1 Summary Correction: Project 1 is the first of three projects you will complete in the first part of the Course (Social Policy). *There are four projects in this course (3 for Policy and 1 for ethics). For the first activity, you will be required to provide a general overview of your selected Social Problem from the topic selection list below and its importance from a social policy perspective. For the remainder of this course, you will use the same policy/topic to complete the following: M3A1 Project 2: Social Policy History Timeline •Provide a history including a timeline of the significant policies that address your selected social problem.. M4A2 Project 3: Social Policy Analysis Paper Select and conduct research on a topic from the following list: Social Problems: Sexism Unequal access to health care Mental illness Domestic Violence Discrimination against persons with disabilities **NOTE** I would like to direct my paper more on social policies in the mental health industry directly involving veterans with TBI. If you would like more references on this topic please let me know. I can give you access to the library for research I have found and whatever you may be able to find. *** https://my.excelsior.edu/group/library/home Your essay must include a brief discussion of a policy that addresses the social problem you have selected. Provide a general overview providing definitions when necessary. Include national, state, and local statistics where appropriate. Your conclusion should incorporate a summary of what you discussed, expressing your professional and/or personal reflection and how it relates to social welfare policies and future implications. Your essay should be between 3 to 5 pages. Include a title page, use 12-point font and be double spaced. Title and reference pages will not be considered as part of the page count for this activity. Be sure to use APA style format when citing any sources to support your claims. Use at least 3 references from within the past 6 years from journals or approved websites such as those of the US government, research organizations, universities, etc. Wikipedia, CliffsNotes and other study guide sites are not considered a valid source for references. •DiNitto`s Essentials of Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policy - Chapter 3 https://mbsdirect.vitalsource.com/#/books/9780205976348/cfi/6/22!/4/2/10/4/6/6@0:26.8
Traumatic Brain Injuries in Veterans Name Institution of Affiliation Date Traumatic Brain Injuries in Veterans Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are severe public health problems with possibly devastating effects and far-reaching consequences (Tbiac, 2014). These harms occur following a jolt or blow to the head or a piercing head injury that upsets the normal functioning of the brain. TBIs can cause death or an enduring disability that can considerably affect victims, their families, their societies and the state (New York State, 2012). TBI is highly predictable and preventable, but most of the energies and resources to the disorder go into treatment and rehabilitation, not prevention. It affects individuals of all ages and is the leading cause of long-term disability among youngsters and young adults. Matched with other conditions, the frequency of TBIs happening in the U.S. is approximately eight times greater than the number of breast cancer diagnoses and thirty-four times the number of new cases of HIV/AIDS (Nacho, 2013). TBI, also branded as the silent epidemic, has lately received greater attention as it has become the sig...