Discussion Question 1
What have been the effects (discuss at least three) of state parity laws and the use of mental health care? Describe and explain the role of two organizations that are advocates for the mentally ill?
Discussion Question 2
Review articles on the subject of long term care. What is long term care? According to your readings, do most Americans have long term care insurance? Do Americans feel that they need long term care? Why or why not? What is your personal position on long term care?
Week 2 Assignment
Health Disparities Based on Socioeconomic Status
For this assignment, review the literature about child poverty in rich countries to develop an understanding of health disparities based on socioeconomic status. Then, address the following points:
- Describe the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and the span and focus of the work underway.
- Describe the problem of lack of health care for children and propose some solution(s) to the problem.
- Based on this narrative, describe how you would evaluate a program, as a health care leader, to improve its delivery and efficiency in providing health care to children.
- Integrate other research and examples you have found on health care and children from other disciplines that provide excellent support for the discussion and your recommendations/solutions.
Your paper must be five double-spaced pages (excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Utilize a minimum of three to five scholarly sources that were published within the last five years, and cite them in APA format.