Social Services are Broken Ted Talk by Hilary Cottam Discussion Summary

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In case students are not familiar with TED Talks, this initiative is connected with TED, a nonprofit organization whose mission of "Ideas Worth Spreading" reaches far beyond the conference and video series, encompassing a variety of projects and initiatives that leverage the power of ideas. TED Talks are videos that present a great idea in 18 minutes or less. They’re filmed at flagship TED conferences, independent TEDx events, and other programs. Their goal is to share Ideas Worth Spreading — in fields like science, technology, business, culture, art and design — around the world.

Watch the following TED Talk entitled "Social Services Are Broken: How We Can Fix Them?" and address the prompt:

Prompt: Please provide a two-paragraph response (300-500 word count) summarizing the video content and reaction response. This discussion post should also include references (not included in word count). The summary section should identify the speaker’s name, title of presentation, and location of TED Talk. The reaction section should include if the student agrees with the speaker’s content, the student’s constructive opinions regarding the content, and the student’s ability to relate content to course and social work field.

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School: University of Virginia



Social Services are Broken
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The name of the speaker in the TED Talk is Hilary Cottam who shared her ideas in
September 2015 at London England. The title of her presentation is Social Services are Broken,
and she addresses how these issues can be fixed. The talk involves three stories indicating how
people have struggled with the social services system and how other approaches have helped in
dealing with the problem. H...

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