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A1: Understanding the Role of Juvenile Probation
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The role of juvenile probation is to reduce recidivism and to maintain and return youth as law abiding members to the community. Probation officers are tasked with balancing the responsibilities of community safety, youth safety and rehabilitation and tre

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Author:
Resource Center for Family-Focused Practice
Date Added:
07/26/2016
Alcohol Problems: A Health Promotion Approach Module Guide
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Remix and Share
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The module will help you to develop an understanding of the various consequences of alcohol abuse and of the research processes used to measure this. The rest of the module will provide you with approaches to preventing alcohol problems, ranging from policy and environmental changes to educational and rehabilitation programmes. Some of the readings were chosen to illustrate the main concepts of the module using the following themes: youth, women, and fetal alcohol syndrome.

Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OER Africa
University of the Western Cape
Author:
Kirstie Rendall-Mkosi
Lucy Alexander
Nandipha Matshanda
Date Added:
02/27/2012
Broken Bones & Biomedical Materials
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Students are introduced to the concept and steps of the engineering design process and taught how to apply it. Students first receive some background information about biomedical engineering (aka bioengineering). Then they learn about material selection and material properties by using a provided guide. In small groups, students learn of their design challenge (improve a cast for a broken arm), brainstorm solutions, are given materials and create prototypes. To finish, teams communicate their design solutions through class poster presentations.

Subject:
Engineering
Health, Medicine and Nursing
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Angela Lamoureux
Connie Boyd
Emine Cagine
Hilary McCarthy
Katherine Youmans
Robin Scarrell
Suzanne Sontgerath
Terri Camesano
Date Added:
09/18/2014
The Essential Guide to the Physical Therapy Aide
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No Strings Attached
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This textbook has been designed to be an introductory training to the entry-level position, Physical Therapy Aide. As part of College of the Sequoias Physical Therapy Aide program, this textbook was used alongside hands-on lab training to train students to work as Physical Therapy Aides. It discusses some of the history and current context of Physical Therapy, provides instruction on common PT Aide job activities (like modalities and transfers), introduces general physiology, reviews commonly-used medical terminology, and, in an effort to embed necessary remediation for the PT Aide program, also includes effective career skills and habits, like business letter writing, resumes, effective communication skills, and appropriate workplace conduct.

Subject:
Applied Science
Career and Technical Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Erik Armstrong
Joe Sousa
Date Added:
05/15/2016
Media Construction of Social Justice
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This curriculum explores how social justice movements over the past 180 years have been perceived bypeople in the United States and how the U.S. media has constructed that public perception. Eachunit includes three lessons, each one devoted to a different media form including visual images, filmclips and song excerpts. The subject areas covered include U.S. history, African-American studies,criminal justice studies, immigrant studies, labor studies, Latino studies, LGBT studies, media studies, peace studies, sociology and women's studies among many others. The kit will be of particular interest to high school American history teachers and college level social justice studies professors.

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U.S. History
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Activity/Lab
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Diagram/Illustration
Homework/Assignment
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Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Ithaca College
Provider Set:
Project Look Sharp
Author:
Sox Sperry
Date Added:
03/07/2013
RC 631 Syllabus
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No Strings Attached
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Syllabus of open, free, and low-cost readings.

Course description:
Professional rehabilitation counselors who work with clients who are Deaf or have disabilities at various points in their lifespan will often also work with family members. Therefore, the purpose of this course is to provide graduate students with information that will provide an understanding of the nature and needs of individuals at all developmental levels, from birth to old age. Family systems and how families who have members who are Deaf or who have disabilities will be
explored. Topics for this course will include the following: (a) a general overview of the expanded family life cycle; (b) an explanation of six developmental stages; (c) an introduction of family counseling theories and clinical application; (d) a demonstration of how to use genograms to track family history through the family life cycle; and (e) an understanding of how diverse characteristics including gender, spirituality, age, ethnic or cultural background, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status impact the family throughout the lifespan.

Subject:
Special Education
Material Type:
Syllabus
Author:
Chungfan Ni
Date Added:
03/14/2019
Swimming with Sea Cows: Manatees
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When manatees were first seen by Columbus, he thought they were mermaids..but he had been at sea for a long time! Today these gentle marine mammals are threatened by loss of habitat and collisions with boats. This video segment explores the endangered manatees of Florida and their struggle to survive, as well as some of the people who are working to save them. Please see the accompanying lesson plan for educational objectives, discussion points and classroom activities.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Mathematics
Oceanography
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Jonathan Bird's Blue World
Provider Set:
Jonathan Bird's Blue World
Author:
Jonathan Bird Productions
Oceanic Research Group
Date Added:
03/01/2007