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1

What 7 challenges trigger interventions not typically tied to convention?

Local, regional, and National social, political, economic, healthcare, environmental and spiritual

2

Service providers need to develop _________________

Awareness, knowledge and skills relative to working with social populations.

3

Non-Profit Organizations (NPO’s) are ______________.

Abundant in number and foci is targeted services

4

NPO’s (Non-Profit Organizations) use their surplus money (revenue) to ___________.

achieve their goals......they use their profits for self-preservation and expansion.

5

NPO’s (Non-Profit Organizations) require completion of _____________

“Articles of incorporation”-legal documents submitted to the state where the service will take place that allows NPO’s to then transact business.

6

Two types of Non-Profit Organizations:

1) membership
2) board-only

7

2 of the wealthiest NPO’s include :

1) Bill and Melinda Gates
2) Howard Hughes Foundation

8

Homelessness is __________.

A significant challenge locally, state-wide, and nationally

9

Homelessness estimates suggest.......

That 3.5 million people with 1.35 million children are likely to experience homelessness in a given year.

10

Homelessness is difficult to measure.......

Pinpointing the exact number is virtually impossible especially since numbers reflect that persons in shelters and on the Street

11

2 types of homelessness:

1) chronic
2) situational

12

Which states have the largest homeless populations? (6 total)

1) Alaska
2) California
3) Nevada
4) Oregon
5) Colorado
6) Hawaii

13

What percentage of the homeless population are single men?

94%

14

What percentage of the homeless population are families?

4%

15

What percentage of homeless population are unaccompanied minors?

2%

16

What percentage of homeless population are veterans?

40%

17

What special challenges are involved with homelessness?

1) personal preservation
2) untreated medical conditions
3) lack of nutrition
4) lack of regular bathing and self-care
5) freezing to death
6) shelters can’t accommodate the large numbers
7) safety for individuals
8) couples, families

18

What percentage is chronic homelessness?

20%-25%

19

Transitional housing stays include:

175 days for men
196 days for women
223 days for families

20

What is the purpose of hospice care?

Bringing comfort and self-respect to persons in the final year of their life

21

How does hospice care fulfill its purpose?

Pain is controlled, patient is emotionally supported, decisions among family members and the patients regarding post-death are made.