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Proposed Grand Challenge Ideas

Proposed Grand Challenge Ideas

Dec 3

Effectively use technology in social work practice

Use technology- to access client’s medical record online For example, in the home health care, social workers should be able to electronic medical records via technology while they are providing psychosocial service in the client’s home. They also exchange the… continue reading

Dec 3

Can social work promote ecocity citizenship?

1. The state of the world is challenged by issues of inequality, population change, and environmental justice. Global climate change threatens many populations through weather related disasters and loss of habitats needed for a sustainable livelihoods. It is imperative that… continue reading

Nov 25

Integrating innovative platforms for healthcare reform into Community Based Organizations to empower these organizations to create interdisciplinary teams to tackle high rates for chronic and mental illnesses in large Urban Communities

The title for my submission is as follows “Integrating innovative platforms for healthcare reform into Community Based Organizations to empower these organizations to create interdisciplinary teams to tackle high rates for chronic and mental illnesses in large Urban Communities.” This… continue reading

Nov 25

Affordable Housing

I see affordable housing as a public health problem. It is difficult to provide effective interventions to assist people with other problems if their basic needs are not met, and over and over again the primary basic need that any… continue reading