Week 4 Reaction Paper
After reading the assigned sections in Chapter 2 of the text (TITLE: Human Services in Contemporary America AUTHOR: William R. Burger (10th ed.) ISBN: 978-1-305-96684-0 )and reviewing the learning resources for this week, in a 2-4 page Reaction Paper, please address the following questions:
- Describe three (3) critical criminal justice issues.
- What has been done about those issues?
- What should be done to address those issues?
- Why is HIV/AIDS a social problem that warrants attention from human service agencies?
Please make sure that your paper is written in the proper APA format, including specific references to the learning resources used in its preparation.
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and drug abuse in America, from 1992-2002.
Review the websites and articles related to Criminal Justice issues:
- Critical Criminal Justice Issues (https://wilmu.blackboard.com/
bbcswebdav/pid-11161780-dt- content-rid-65752944_1/ courses/12247.201810/12247. 201810_ImportedContent_ 20170822033507/Critical% 20Criminal%20Justice%20Issues. pdf) Think link contains a booklet that highlights critical criminal justice issues, as determined by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs. This resource should be used to complete your Reaction Paper assignment this week.
- Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics (http://www.albany.edu/
sourcebook/) This site was created by the University at Albany, Hindelang Criminal Justice Research Center. It is a comprehensive source of statistics related to criminal justice issues, across the United States.
- National Criminal Justice Reference Service https://www.ncjrs.gov/viewall.
html This site contains a topical index from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS), which is a federally funded resource offering justice and drug-related information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
Review the websites and articles related to HIV/AIDs epidemic:
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention: HIV/AIDs https://www.cdc.gov/
hiv/default.html This site includes comprehensive information about HIV/AIDS, from the CDC. It includes information from who is at risk for contracting the disease, to policies and prevention programs that have been proven to be effective.
- HIV-AIDS The Science Inside https://wilmu.
blackboard.com/bbcswebdav/pid- 11161780-dt-content-rid- 65752945_1/courses/12247. 201810/12247.201810_ ImportedContent_ 20170822033507/HIV-AIDS%20The% 20Science%20Inside.pdf This link contains a booklet that takes a comprehensive look at HIV/AIDS.
- Surviving AIDs http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/
aids/ This site contains interactive activities related to AIDS research, and what scientists are learning about preserving the immune system to keep infected people from progressing to AIDS.