Class Notes 2/24-2/26
Class Notes 2/24-2/26 FMST 201
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Date Created: 02/26/16
FMST 201 Notes 2/24/162/26/16 Maryland SNAP Program: o Mission: improve lives by ending hunger o Average cost of a meal: $2.87 o Programs: Food Distribution, School Pantry, Summer Clubs, DSS Programs o DSS: Department of Social Services > located in every county – they provide multiple services o Farm to Food Bank: provides people with fresh food from MD farms o Commodity Supplemental Food Program: monthly food packages delivered to people over 60 o Supper Club: provides kids in underserved communities with nutritious meals o SNAP outreach: help eligible MD people apply for SNAP o SNAP: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program > provides assistance, does not fill fridge > nutrition assistance to low income families to provide economic benefits to commodities o SNAP can be used to purchase any nonprepared food items o SNAP cannot be used for: alcohol, cigarettes, pet food, soap, paper products, household supplies, vitamins, medicine, and prepared food at a grocery store ex. Rotisserie chicken o Funded through US Department of Agriculture (USDA) funds the program (federally funded) – administered at a state level o Supper and Summer Lunch > community and school programs SNAP Deductions: o Dependent care o Medical care for the elderly or disabled o Child support payments o Shelter costs – cost to cook, electricity, water, property tax, homeowner insurance o Basic fee of one phone SNAP Fraud o Recipient fraud trafficking o Retailed fraud: charging more than one is supposed to o Inaccurate eligibility determination o Consequences of SNAP Fraud: o Disqualification from program o Criminal punishment o Repayment of money Cash Assistance Program o Temporary disability assistance program o Help with short term disability o Funded through state (MD) government o For individuals without dependent children Temporary Cash Assistance o Cash assistance for families with dependents o Individuals must participate in independent work o The family must: cooperate with child support, participate in work activities, and comply with substance abuse provisions Medicaid (MA) o Administered by the state to pay medical bills > federal and state funds MCHP o Maryland Children’s Health Program o Federal and state funds o For kids under 19 whoa are not eligible for Medicad Purchase of Care o Receive Family Investment Program (FIC) assistance o This is for people who need childcare so they can go to work, attend substance abuse treatment or other approved activities o Formal Care: child care centers that are regulated by the Department of Education & licensed care centers o Informal Care: adults related to the child provide care, unrelated adults who provide care in customers home, adults who provide care in home less than 20 hours a week Women, Infants and Children (WIC) o Federal grants that are given to the state for supplemental food, health care referrals, and nutrition education for lowincome pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women o Eligibility based on: o Pregnancy up to 6 weeks after pregnancy o Postpartum up to 6 months after birthday o Breastfeeding: up to infants first birthday o Infants th o Children: up to child’s 5 birthday Overview of Programs o Each program has a different time span o CSFP: has a large variety of food, 30lb box is delivered to seniors, each facility has a different delivery date o SNAP: recertification is necessary every 3 months o SNAP used to be called food stamps but the name changed because of the negative connotation associated with food stamps o The least amount someone can get on food stamps is $16 o People who were incarcerated and students can apply for support o Those who have SNAP benefits can go to farmers markets – aims to help increase nutrition Moral o Spiritual and religious framework Family Values o Homogenous: family resource management of food consumption, socioeconomic concept pertaining to the family as a social institution ( external concept) Attitudes o Expression: how we feel about a given topic – expressed in body language, communication (verbal & nonverbal) o Learned predispositions responding in a consistent manner to any given objects ex. Saying please & thank you, holding the door open for someone, saying bless you > taught by parent, teacher, role models o Selective Memory: choosing what you want to remember > common to remember things that are more pleasant and more in favor of yourself o Selected Interpretation: acting as if we don’t understand a certain part of a conversation or the entire conversation Multitiered Approach for the Connection Between Attitude and Behavior o 1. My behavior is predicted from my interpretation o 2. Intention can be predicted from ones attitudes towards the behavior and perception of others o 3. Attitude is a function of how one perceives the action or outcome will be received from others Behavior in Purchasing o motives o brand, quality, design preferences, price o social acceptance do we buy things because we want to be accepted? Motives for Purchasing o quality o integrity o tradition o achievement o self expression Impact of Values, Attitudes and Behaviors on Outcome o acceptance/support o do not accept/lack of support o striving for balance
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