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“Trends in Nursing” students attend “Nursing, the Community and Legislation” seminar

Four students enrolled in Trends in Nursing attended a seminar at the New Jersey State Nurses Association regarding the legislative process. As a result of what they learned from the seminar, the students interest was piqued, motivating them to follow a bill through the legislative process regarding mandatory overtime. Subsequently, they attended a senatorial committee meeting where they witnessed first hand the importance of their participation in the political process, as well as how their support and involvement could make a difference within the community. After reflecting on their experiences, they decided to prepare a document describing this process as…

“Managerial Accounting” and The American Cancer Society: A Blending of Business and Community

Business and Public Service is a dynamic, forward-looking department that believes there is more to earning a degree or certificate than textbook knowledge. Working with community leaders and business partners, Raritian Valley Community College has developed innovative programs that help students develop professional skills as well as foster entrepreneurship and civic responsibility. Internship opportunities are available to help gain hands-on experience. Website

Human Behavior and the Social Environment

Course Description: The course will examine individual, group, organizational and societal theories of human development and their relevancy for social work practice. Students will use the theoretical paradigms presented to examine individual and social issues arising in social work practice. Fifteen hours of field work are required as a context for applying class room learning and preparing a case study for class presentation.   Required Texts: Zastrow, C.H., & Kirst-Ashman, K.K. (latest edition). Understanding human behavior and the social environment. Belmont, CA: Brookes/Cole. NASW Code of Ethics, most recent edition. Other assigned readings will be provided from: Fine, M., Weiss,…