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Class Notes 2/24-2/26

by: Whitney Marie Halaby

Class Notes 2/24-2/26 FMST 201

Whitney Marie Halaby
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These notes cover everything from Chapter 5 that has been in the lectures.
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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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