Requirements for a Career as Licensed Funeral Director
– … Before becoming a licensed funeral director, there are numerous requirements that need to be fulfilled. One must be at least twenty-one years of age and study mortuary science and embalming for a minimum of two years. Along with this, they are obligated to apprentice or intern for at least one year and pass a national board exam. They must also attain a state license in order to practice what they have studied (Education Portal. 2014.). Internships are not always paid so one must really love what they are instructed to do in order to pursue their goals of becoming a mortician….
Trends in U.S. Funeral Services and the Effects on Grieving
– Even as people in the United States are inundated with information — much of which is trivial and forgotten the next day — certain topics are purposely omitted from discussion. These topics are taboo and generally met with disdain should they be brought up in everyday discussion. One in particular is death. Within the U.S. culture, people are traditionally uncomfortable with the concept, sometimes so much that they face anxiety and fear should it be brought up, even though death is an inevitable part of life’s cycle….
Being a Choral Director for Adolescents
– 1. What are the personal characteristics needed to be a choral director for adolescents. Choral directors of adolescents need to be flexible and quick thinking. These teachers must combine the interpersonal skills of a counselor with the loving concern of a parent. The most important quality that these teachers need to have is a passion and love for kids. Often teachers do not have the temperament to teach younger adolescents and prefer to work with senior high students. Teachers of younger adolescents are important because they demand respect from their students and help to guide their students through many times some traumatic years….
A Career as Preschool Director
– “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn life around.” Says Leo Buscaglia; a teacher of special education at the University of Southern California. Every teacher has this potential whether they are aware of it or not. I have been a teacher for nine years in early childhood education and within those nine years I have become very aware of how powerful the smallest act of caring can turn a person’s life around or even just make someone’s day a little better….
The Study of Social Services Organizations
– The study of social services organisations, their structure, strategy and the quality of services they provide is significant to outcomes for service users and to professional development. A sociological perspective defines an organisation as a “social unit” constructed to carry out a specific function in order to reach a specific goal (Fulcher and Scott, 2007). How the organisation reaches its goals is dependent entirely upon the type of membership, mechanisms and motivations behind the function….