Chat with us, powered by LiveChat Week 5 – Children in Foster Care and the Court System - Essayabode

As you watch Removed Part 1, describe what you see. What are the red flags – the risks to the children? Are there any strengths? How would you help this family? How would you help the foster parent, teachers, etc. understand the girl’s (Zoe) behavior? Do you agree with how her case was handled? Make sure to support your answers with facts from the Lesson Material.

· Summarize what happens in Removed Part 2. Are you surprised by the turn of events? Based on what you’ve learned, if you were the Case Worker, how would you have handled this case? Make sure to support your answers with facts from the Lesson Material.

· Conclude your entry with your “take-aways” – what did you learn, agree with, disagree with, want to learn more about, etc.? How do you feel about what you watched?

Week 6 – Poverty, Homeless and Pregnant Teens (this is graphic)

Shelter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUfNbNBFwRI

Questions for Week 6

· As you watch this video take notes on the different teens they spotlight. Which story stands out to you the most (summarize it) and why?

· How does that story relate to the Lesson Material? Make sure to support your answers with facts from the Lesson Material.

· What are your thoughts about the staff who work with those teens? The work they do is not easy. What qualities do you see in them that enables them to do what they do?

· Conclude your entry with your “take-aways” – what did you learn, agree with, disagree with, want to learn more about, etc.? How do you feel about what you watched?

Week 7 – Addressing the needs of military families

Easter Seals and Military Families: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVDAVy2Isyo

A look at challenges for military families. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KK2XQ0avTl0

Questions for Week 7

· Start off your journal entry by providing a summary for each video.

· If you were working with military families, based on what you’ve learned this week (and your own experience if applicable), what are the top “concerns/risks” for them? Make sure to support your answers with facts from the Lesson Material.

· What are some strengths that military families possess that are often overlooked?

· Conclude your entry with your “take-aways” – what did you learn, agree with, disagree with, want to learn more about, etc.?