a. 1 in 5 women did not receive timely prenatal care in 1996,
according to a report by the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services, The Initiative to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic
Disparities in Health.
b. Percent of teen mothers (ages 15-19) who
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A. Focus on causes as well as consequences
B. Appreciate the unique characteristics of client populations as well
as the individuality of clients
C. Includes a population focus that subdivides into relative-risk
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3. " Payment
Medicine - fee-for-service or cost basis
Public health - fixed budgets
A. Expansion of Medicine
Specialization - American Board of Medical Specialties
recognized 70 subspecialties in 1992.
Great advances in "high-t
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3. New Public Health" (20th century)
A. Began to address issues besides communicable diseases. Public
health now included:
Promotion of preventive health examinations
Maternal and child health
Establishment of well
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A. The creation of Social Security pushed many social workers into
administrative roles of these new programs.
B. Recommitment to reform
C. More working class into the profession
D. Civil Rights/The Great Society
Tackled issues of social j
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3. The Progressives (1900 - 1917)
A. Continued the reform that came as the Settlement Movement
matured. In NY, the Settlement House put social workers in public
schools; developed school lunch program; anti-tenement groups
struggled for be
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1. Charity Organization Societies (1870 and beyond)
A. Major economic depression in the 1870s.
B. COSs were created to organize the public and private charities
that had proliferated during that period.
C. COSs attempted to apply principle
a. In 1996, the teen birth rate was 54 per 1000 teens (ages 15-19).
This was a 12% decrease from 1991. However, the rate was still
slightly higher than 10 years ago.
a. The U.S. has a teen birth rate higher than any other industrialized
Biomedical research to develop birth control options.
Biomedical research to develop reliable pregnancy test.
Biomedical research to improve health outcomes for teen mothers and
Educating teens on risk facto
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1. Why PHSW Issue
A. Prenatal care can reduce the incidence of low birthweight.
Mothers who received no prenatal care are three times more likely
to have low birthweight babies than mothers who received first