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Eric Erickson has eight stages of psychosocial development that are very significant and highly regarded. EricksonÃ¢â¬â¢s theory helps us understand life s lessons and challenges, that also help us grow. The first stage is caller, Trust vs. Mistrust, it starts at birth all the way until the age of one. During this stage infants develop a sense of trust when interacting with the people that provide them reliability, care, and affection. If they don t get this trust it will lead to mistrust. The consistent reliability they will develop will help them out in future relationships and help them feel secure as well. It will also help the acquire the virtue of hope, developing a sense of trust. If they don t acquire this virtue it will lead to theÃ¢â¬ ¦show more contentÃ¢â¬ ¦The fifth stage is capped Identity vs. Role Confusion, which occurs during the ages of 12-18 years. During this age adolescents search for a sense of self and personal identity. According to Erickson this stage is i mportant in the process of forming a strong identity and developing a sense of direction in life. Success in this stage will lead to the virtue of fidelity. Failure to establish a sense of identity will lead to role confusion of identity crisis. The sixth stage is called Intimacy vs. Isolation which occurs during the ages of 18 through 40. During this stage we concentrate on forming intimate, loving relationships with other people. Success in this stage will lead to the virtue of love. The seventh stage is called Generality vs. Stagnation which occurs during the ages of 40 to 65. During this stage people want to create things that will our lady them and crate positive changes that will benefit other people. Success will lead to feeling of usefulness and accomplishment while failure will result in shallow involvement in the world. Success in this stage will lead to the virtue of care. The last and final stage is a Kiev Ego Integrity vs. Despair at the age of 65 and above. During this stage people reflect on their life and either move into feeling satisfied and happy or a feel feeling of regret. Success in this stage will lead to the feelings of wisdom, while failure will lead to regret, bitterness, andShow MoreRelatedErikson s Theory Of Social Involvement Across The Entire Lifespan Essay1553 Words Ã |Ã 7 Pagesfar as development, the process of growing and maturing has been previously linked only with childhood. One of the first theorists Erik Erickson felt that development continues throughout life. Erickson believes that each stage in life resembles to specific opportunities that the society might have. EricksonÃ¢â¬â¢s theory defines the impact of social involvement across the entire lifespan. Each stage of EriksonÃ¢â¬â¢s stages is unique in their own way. 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Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Security Services Administration and Management The historical development of private security in the United States has changed drastically over the centuries. The need for private security has grown as well. There are many gaps and areas for intrusion within the current public law enforcement system, almost mandating the necessity for private security. We will write a custom essay sample on Security Services Administration and Management or any similar topic only for you Order Now As the need and expectations for the private security grows, so will the qualifications for these positions. Understanding the history of the industry development creates a way to learn from the past, and make necessary changes for the future. Private security is the backbone of the American culture, and will continually evolve to prevent and protect society from any type of potential harm. In past times, the private security industry was utilized as a means of backup to public law enforcement in resourcefulness and manpower. History dating back to the 1800Ã¢â¬â¢s shows that the police departments were few and far between and found to be commonly corrupt which created the necessity for private security. The people of these times had to utilize vigilante justice to enact some type of law enforcement. There was a need and a demand for private security. It was not until 1851 that the first national private security and investigation service was established by Allen Pinkerton (Ortmeier, 2012). After this, many individuals implemented other forms of security. For example, in 1853 August Pope had the first burglar alarm patented, and in 1858, Edwin Holmes produced the first central station burglar alarm (Ortmeier, 2012). Also, in 1958, Washington Brinks designed the first armored carriage for safe transportation of valuables. In 1899 SWAT was formed under the private sector classification. In 1909, William Burns created an international detective agency (Ortmeier, 2012). Essentially these private agencies have been around as long as the public agencies in the United States. In todayÃ¢â¬â¢s society, these private security agencies are essential for the protection and survival of businesses, individuals, and even government sectors. History has shown with the implementation of a new form of private security comes new threats against them. Private security does not mean just being a mall cop; there are thousands of private agencies in use today. There are certain factors that lead to the need to implement a significant growth within private security. This can be dated all the way back to the pre-Civil War era where the lack of public police was evident and resulted in the private industry to suffer a large monetary loss. In todayÃ¢â¬â¢s society, this threat has grown to a new extreme. After the horrific events that transpired during 9/11, it became apparent that the United States needed to make changes to prevent terrorism from happening on its soil again. Technology crimes are at an all time high; this creates a potentially greater need for global security. What started with a handful of private security options has grown into a significant number of agencies. Ã¢â¬Å"Private security is becoming a more significant force in public security and safety. 678,160 workers employed in private security compared with only 580,428 in public law enforcement. Private security in this country would continue to grow, increasing at a faster pace than public law enforcement. It is clear based on statistics, that private security in this country is larger than public police agencies and will play a more important role in crime prevention and security in the futureÃ¢â¬ (Clede, 1993). This need will continue to grow because public law enforcementÃ¢â¬â¢s numbers will always be regulated, and essentially there will never be enough manpower to meet the demands associated with it. As private security continues to grow, it continues to move toward professionalism. As the need grows so do the expectations. Ã¢â¬Å"Today private security is moving toward a new professionalism. In defining the desired professionalism, most authorities often cite the need for a code of ethics and for credentials including education and training, experience, and membership in a professional societyÃ¢â¬ (Fischer Green, 2004). Public law enforcement employees are put through excessive training to be able to adequately do their job and serve the public. They are not just handed a gun and a badge and told to protect the public. There are so many things that can go on when it comes to crime and corruption that individuals have to learn how to personally think and react properly when in a situation. This can be even more essential in many of the different private security areas. Colleges offer four-year training programs to aid in preparing that individual for their position in the private security industry. There are also certification programs that ensure that training is given properly for the agencyÃ¢â¬â¢s employees. Previously, the typical security guard was undertrained, underpaid, and unregulated. If there were no noticeable breaches, these guards would have to interact without any type of supervision. However, when events transpired, the company had to address the ill preparation given in providing this private security to whatever company they were protecting. Another factor that is changing the professionalism in private security is the demands associated with the position. There are many different private security agencies that deal with technology and specifications. This is an industry that virtually changes on a daily basis. The only way that these private security employees can successfully do their job is to have the proper education, training, and continual instructional feedback. The national security, financial industry, and personal privacy of the United States could potentially fall victim to a threat if these private security agencies are not fully capable of providing the necessary protection. In todayÃ¢â¬â¢s society, security professionals should take a special interest in the history of the industryÃ¢â¬â¢s development. Part of the improvement is dependent upon knowing what has and has not been successful in the past. History has a way of repeating itself, sometimes in different variations, but the outcome is similar. For private security professionals they need to know specifics regarding the history and progression within their individual agency. It could also be beneficial to gain the same knowledge on similar agencies as well. The history of a private security agency can also create a way for potential improvements. Employees can see the progression and understand that they are a vital part of the future. The changes that protected them yesterday will most likely be obsolete tomorrow. This necessity for advancement will allow them to see the equation that got them to their modern day practices and keep private security agents one step ahead of what they are trying to defend against. History is an important part of any professionalÃ¢â¬â¢s development; this is even truer when it comes to private security and its ability to protect and enforce. Private security is the backbone of the American culture, and will continually evolve to prevent and protect society from any type of potential harm. Over the past couple centuries this concept has gone from nonexistent to a dominate necessity for AmericaÃ¢â¬â¢s overall wellbeing. The private security industry has grown to be so significant because of the overwhelming corruption and dishonesty that is plaguing society. As the needs change so will the expectations, education, and requirements for the employees to effectively be able to facilitate the security demands. Private security agencies will continue to go with the demands to fill in the gaps that are left with the public law enforcement divisions and provide a much needed security that would not have been there otherwise. References Clede, B. (1993). Security officerÃ¢â¬â¢s manual. Minocqua, WI: Lakeland Pub. Fischer, R. J. , Green, G. (2004). Introduction to security. Amsterdam: Butterworth-Heinemann. Ortmeier, P. J. (2012). Introduction to security: Operations and management (4th ed. ). Boston: Pearson. How to cite Security Services Administration and Management, Papers
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
3rd Place Next stop: Orlando International Airport. This is the day IÃ¢â¬â¢ve been waiting for patiently for nine months, and it was finally here. 28 heads on the bus anxiously ready for the weekend of their lives. IÃ¢â¬â¢ve never felt the feelings I was experiencing right now. I was so confident in myself and my team that we were going to do amazing. I knew that I was going to get a good nightÃ¢â¬â¢s sleep and wake up tomorrow bright eyed and bushy tailed. The day finally came, where I was going to be competing on that National floor with my 27 best friends at the National Dance Team Championship. Not just because we were in Walt Disney World, but it truly was the most magical experience IÃ¢â¬â¢ve ever had. I felt as if all eyes were on us as soon as we walked into the Performance Center. The pressure was on, as everyone was counting on us to take that first place title. We will write a custom essay sample on Third Place or any similar topic specifically for you Do Not WasteYour Time HIRE WRITER Only 13.90 / page Our performance couldnÃ¢â¬â¢t have been more perfect. It was absolutely breathtaking. Everyone was speechless and so many teams, parents, and coaches came up to us and congratulated us on what we had just done. These compliments said so much about our performance. Walking off that floor, I already knew in my gut we did it. It was finally time for awards and the anticipation was killing me, however, I knew that it was all out of my hands now and there was nothing more we could have done to put on a better show. Twelve teams made it into finals including us. Patiently, we waited to hear our name get called, and then it came down to top three. Ã¢â¬Å"In third placeÃ¢â¬ ¦ Seminole High School!Ã¢â¬ said the announcer. I was in complete shock my knees started trembling and my eyes started to fill with big, hot tears. This was the best thing we couldÃ¢â¬â¢ve asked for because Seminole was our biggest rival, and they were the only reason standing between us and the first place trophy. The next two minutes were the longest two minutes of my life. Soon enough they called second place and it wasnÃ¢â¬â¢t us. Oh my gosh! This could only mean one thingÃ¢â¬ ¦ Ã¢â¬Å"Anddddd in first placeÃ¢â¬ said the speakers. Ever since I won UDA Nationals in 2017, I honestly think I have become a better person all around. Because this event affected me positively in so many ways it made me realize if you put your mind to something, you can truly accomplish anything, whether itÃ¢â¬â¢s by yourself or with others. The most important part for me was not the fact that we won Nationals. It was how we worked together for nine months and as a team made our dreams into realities. Winning this title has taught me so much more than just teamwork and leadership skills. I found out things about myself I never knew I had in me that I will cherish and hold onto for the rest of my life.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Medieval Feasts essays When I say the word medieval, what is the first thing that comes to mind? No, I am not talking about anything that has to do with the devil. I am referring to the time period long ago. Youve heard of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table right? In the middle ages, people came together and had great feasts. The food in the Middle Ages was very different from the food today. Their dinnerware was quite different too. They also had different ways of being entertained at these great social events. Hop in to that time machine because we are about to go into the past to experience a feast of royal proportions. Feasts were always held in the Great Hall in a kings or lords castle or manor and usually began around eleven in the morning. The tables were full of color and decoration. Beautiful tapestries hung from the walls. The Great Hall at one end had a raised platform (like a stage) called a dais. On the dais there would be a table where the lord, his family, and the most important guests sat. All the other tables were set perpendicular to the dais. Musicians (called minstrels) sat in a gallery ( a type of balcony facing the Great Hall) and played a fanfare as the food was brought in by an army of servant. There were three servants that are the most important of all: the carver, cupbearer, and sewers. The carver cut up the different meats while the cupbearer carried the cup to anyone who wanted a drink. Only the lord had his own cup, everyone else shared. Sewers served the food and made sure everyone was near a trencher, a plate made of stale bread from which everyone ate their food. The food was divided into portions called messes and shared among several people. Very important people had their own portions. The Middle Ages was not the cleanest time period in history. Usually, when a cook gave instructions, it included the phrase put your hand into ...
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Chinese Head Tax and the Chinese Exclusion Act in Canada The first large influx of Chinese immigrants to stay in Canada came north from San Francisco following the gold rush to the Fraser River Valley in 1858. In the 1860s many moved on to prospect for gold in the Cariboo Mountains of British Columbia. When workers were needed for the Canadian Pacific Railway, many were brought directly from China. From 1880 to 1885 about 17,000 Chinese laborers helped build the difficult and dangerous British Columbia section of the railway. In spite of their contributions, there was a great deal of prejudice against the Chinese, and they were paid only half the wage of white workers. Chinese Immigration Act and the Chinese Head Tax When the railway was finished and cheap labor in large numbers was no longer needed, there was a backlash from union workers and some politicians against the Chinese. After a Royal Commission on Chinese Immigration, the Canadian federal government passed the Chinese Immigration Act in 1885, putting a head tax of $50 on Chinese immigrants in the hopes of discouraging them from entering Canada. In 1900 the head tax was increased to $100. In 1903 the head tax went up to $500, which was about two years pay. The Canadian federal government collected about $23 million from the Chinese head tax. In the early 1900s, prejudice against Chinese and Japanese was further exacerbated when they were used as strikebreakers at coal mines in British Columbia. An economic slump in Vancouver set the stage for a full-scale riot in 1907. Leaders of the Asiatic Exclusion League stirred a parade into a frenzy of 8000 men looting and burning their way through Chinatown. With the outbreak of World War I, Chinese labor was needed in Canada again. In the last two years of the war, the number of Chinese immigrants increased to 4000 a year. When the war ended and soldiers returned to Canada looking for work, there was another backlash against the Chinese. It wasnt just the increase in numbers that caused alarm, but also the fact that the Chinese had moved into owning land and farms. The economic recession in the early 1920s added to the resentment. Canadian Chinese Exclusion Act In 1923, Canada passed the Chinese Exclusion Act, which in effect stopped Chinese immigration to Canada for nearly a quarter of a century. July 1, 1923, the day the Canadian Chinese Exclusion Act came into effect, is known as humiliation day. The Chinese population in Canada went from 46,500 in 1931 to about 32,500 in 1951. The Chinese Exclusion Act was in effect until 1947. In that same year, Chinese Canadians regained the right to vote in Canadian federal elections. It wasnt until 1967 that the final elements of the Chinese Exclusion Act were completely eliminated. Canadian Government Apologizes for Chinese Head Tax On June 22, 2006, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made a speech in the House of Commons giving a formal apology for the use of a head tax and the exclusion of Chinese immigrants to Canada.