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YL-3500.7000 Retired People Change the term name to "Retirees". Individuals who have made a decision to retire and are no longer seeking full time employment. Some nominally retired persons may engage in part-time work for economic or other reasons. = Retired People CHANGE 01/07/20
RP-1400.8000-250 Gambling Addiction Counseling/Treatment Change to "Gambling Addiction Counseling" ("Gambling Addiction/Counselling" in Canada). U.S. DEFINITION: Programs that provide emotional support, information and guidance for people who are having difficulty controlling their compulsion to gamble, and for their families. Some programs may include a financial counseling and/or management component which helps individuals deal with issues related to their spending and accumulated debt. CANADIAN DEFINITION: Programs that provide emotional support, information and guidance for people who are having difficulty controlling their compulsion to gamble, and for their families. Some programs may include a financial counselling and/or management component which helps individuals deal with issues related to their spending and accumulated debt. Remove "Gambling Addiction Inpatient Treatment Programs", "Gambling Addiction Residential Treatment Programs", "Gambling Treatment" and "Problem Gambling Treatment" as use references. = Compulsive Gambling Counseling = Compulsive Gambling Counselling = Outpatient Gambling Addiction Counseling = Outpatient Gambling Addiction Counselling CHANGE 01/07/20
RM-7000.2500 Gambling Related Residential Treatment Facilities U.S. DEFINITION Programs that provide residential treatment services for people who are unable to control their impulse to gamble in casinos, at the races, with bookies or online in spite of detrimental effects on social, financial and psychological health. Treatment methods commonly employed in gambling treatment centers include cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational therapy, Gamblers Anonymous meetings and medication. Antidepressants and mood stabilizers may help problems that often go along with compulsive gambling including depression, obsessive/compulsive disorder or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Some antidepressants may be effective in reducing gambling behavior, and narcotic antagonists that have proved useful in treating substance use disorders may also help treat compulsive gambling. Many inpatient gambling rehabilitation programs also offer group meetings, individual counseling, life skills coaching, credit counseling, and evaluation and treatment for other issues. CANADIAN DEFINITION: Programs that provide residential treatment services for people who are unable to control their impulse to gamble in casinos, at the races, with bookies or online in spite of detrimental effects on social, financial and psychological health. Treatment methods commonly employed in gambling treatment centres include cognitive behavioural therapy, motivational therapy, Gamblers Anonymous meetings and medication. Antidepressants and mood stabilizers may help problems that often go along with compulsive gambling including depression, obsessive/compulsive disorder or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Some antidepressants may be effective in reducing gambling behaviour, and narcotic antagonists that have proved useful in treating substance use disorders may also help treat compulsive gambling. Many inpatient gambling rehabilitation programs also offer group meetings, individual counselling, life skills coaching, credit counselling, and evaluation and treatment for other issues. See also Families/Friends of Individuals with a Gambling Addiction Support Groups (PN-8100.2000-250), Gambling Addiction Counseling/Treatment (Gambling Addiction Counselling/Treatment in Canada) (RP-1400.8000-250), Gambling Addiction Prevention Programs (RR-5150.5000-250), Gambling Addiction Screening (RP-5000.5000-250), Gambling Addiction Support Groups (PN-8100.0500-250), Gambling Regulation (DF-8000.3000), Gambling Self Exclusion Programs (DF-8000.3010). = Compulsive Gambling Related Residential Treatment Facilities = Problem Gambling Residential Treatment Facilities = Residential Gambling Treatment Facilities NEW 01/07/20
PL-7200.8500 Toys/Toy Loan Change to "Toy Libraries/Toy Loan Programs". U.S. DEFINITION: Programs available in many communities that maintain a collection of children's playthings, games and equipment that are available on a loan basis to local families. Included are programs that may be a service of regular libraries or separate facilities that are run by individuals, charitable organizations, government agencies or other groups, and toy loan programs that are often associated with local parks. Some toy libraries serve all children, while others focus on providing toys for a particular group such as preschoolers or children with disabilities. Some are free services, while others charge a membership fee. And some are mobile programs that travel from neighborhood to neighborhood on a rotating basis, with local children welcomed to play with the toys in its collection, borrow them to take home, or both. CANADIAN DEFINITION: Programs available in many communities that maintain a collection of children's playthings, games and equipment that are available on a loan basis to local families. Programs may be run by individuals, charitable organizations, government agencies, libraries or other groups. Some toy libraries serve all children, while others focus on providing toys for a particular group such as preschoolers or children with disabilities. Some are free services, while others charge a membership fee. And some are mobile programs that travel from neighbourhood to neighbourhood on a rotating basis, with local children welcomed to play with the toys in its collection, borrow them to take home, or both. See also Adapted Toys (LH-0600.7000-080), Holiday Gift/Toy Distribution Volunteer Opportunities (PX-8000.3000-330), Holiday Gifts/Toys (PH-2950.3200), Toy and Doll Museums (TA-5500.8900), Toy Collector Clubs (PS-8200.1400-850), Toy/Game Donation Programs (TI-1800.4500-900), Toy Exchanges (PL-7200.8480), Toy Giveaway Programs (PL-7200.8484). Remove "Dolls", "Toy Exchange Programs" and "Toy Exchanges" as use references. = Mobile Toy Libraries = Toymobiles CHANGE 01/07/20
PL-7200.8484 Toy Giveaway Programs Programs that distribute any of a variety of donated children's playthings, games or equipment to families throughout the year. See also Adapted Toys (LH-0600.7000-080), Holiday Gifts/Toys (PH-2950.3200), Holiday Gift/Toy Distribution Volunteer Opportunities (PX-8000.3000-330), Toy and Doll Museums (TA-5500.8900), Toy Collector Clubs (PS-8200.1400-850), Toy Exchanges (PL-7200.8480), Toy/Game Donation Programs (TI-1800.4500-900), Toy Libraries/Toy Loan Programs (PL-7200.8500). = Toy Distribution Programs = Toy Giveaways NEW 01/07/20
PH-6500.0500-050 Adult Protective Intervention/Investigation U.S. DEFINITION: Social services programs provided by state and/or local governments that evaluate reports from friends, neighbors or others who are concerned about the welfare of an older adult or person with a disability who may be unable to act on their own behalf, manage their own affairs or are in immediate danger due to physical or emotional abuse, unsafe or hazardous living conditions, exploitation, neglect, self-neglect or abandonment. If the situation meets the criteria for intervention, an APS worker will initiate face-to-face contact with the individual, assess their situation for safety and need for assistance, and determine what services, if any, would be beneficial to maintain his/her well-being and independence. Services may include removal of the individual to safer surroundings, authorization for medical treatment and other available services that may be necessary to remove the conditions which have created a threat. Every state has its own distinct APS system and programs which vary in terms of populations served, services provided and scope of the program; and while APS workers help thousands of vulnerable adults every day, individuals always have the right to decline assistance. CANADIAN DEFINITION: Programs that evaluate reports on the abuse, neglect or self-neglect of elder or vulnerable adults and assess what response is necessary. Services may include removal of the individual to safer surroundings, authorization for medical treatment and other available services necessary to remove the conditions which have created a threat to life or well-being. = Adult Self Neglect Intervention = Adult Self Neglect Investigation NOTE: Adds a reference to "self-neglect" to both definitions and updates the contents of the definition in the U.S. locale. CHANGE 01/07/20
PH-6500.0500 Adult Protective Services U.S. DEFINITION: Social services programs that provide assistance for older adults, people with disabilities and other vulnerable individuals who are unable to act on their own behalf or manage their own affairs, or who are in immediate danger due to physical or emotional abuse, unsafe or hazardous living conditions, exploitation, neglect, self-neglect or abandonment. Included are APS programs that investigate cases of abuse, neglect or exploitation working closely with a wide variety of professionals including physicians, nurses, firefighters and law enforcement officers following receipt of a report from friends, neighbors or others concerned for their safety; and public and private guardianship/conservatorship programs that make provisions for people who have been judged to be incompetent by the court by assuming responsibility for the care and custody of the individuals and/or for the management of their estates. CANADIAN DEFINITION: Programs that provide assistance for dependent adults who are unable to act on their own behalf or manage their own affairs, or who are in immediate danger due to physical or emotional abuse, unsafe or hazardous living conditions, exploitation, neglect, self-neglect or abandonment. In Ontario, APS services are provided exclusively for adults with developmental disabilities. Add "Elder Abuse Shelters" (BH-1800.1500-140) as a see also reference. NOTE: Adds a reference to "self-neglect" and updates the definitions for both locales. CHANGE 01/07/20
JR-8200.8500-140 Carpooling/Ridesharing Safety Change to "Carpooling Safety". Programs that are designed to increase public awareness of the measures that people can take to ensure their own safety or that of children or other family members when joining or serving as a driver in a carpool or vanpool. Ridesharing safety programs often provide safety checklists for participants and include lists of do's and don'ts relating to carpooling etiquette. Safety programs may focus on commuters, children being driven to school, carpool drivers or others that are part of the group. Remove "Carpooling Safety" as a use reference. = Vanpooling Safety CHANGE 01/07/20
DF-7000.6650 Passports U.S. DEFINITION: Public sector offices known as passport acceptance facilities that have been authorized by the U.S. Department of State to accept and verify the documents, applicant signatures and identity for passport applications; place all of the documents and required photos into a specially sealed, tamperproof envelope that may only be opened by State Department officials; and forward them for processing. This is required for ALL passport applicants for a new adult passport, child (minor) passport, or lost, stolen or damaged passport applications. Most passport acceptance facilities are found in local post offices, county clerk's offices and some library locations. Passports are official documents which identify citizens, serve as written authorization from government authorities for citizens to travel abroad and, in effect, request foreign powers to allow bearers to enter and pass freely and safely. U.S. passports can be renewed by mail provided that the old passport was issued within the last 15 years, that the individual was age 16 or older at the time, and that, if applicable, proof of name change is provided. The old valid passport, a color passport photo, a completed DS-82 form and a check or money order for the fee must be submitted. CANADIAN DEFINITION: Federal government offices that receive and process applications for new, renewable, lost, stolen or damaged passports. Also included are those Service Canada Centres (currently about half) which accept general passport applications (adult or child) and simplified passport renewal applications, and review them to make sure they are accurate and complete, validate original citizenship documents, accept payment, and forward the application package for processing. Passports are official documents which identify citizens, serve as written authorization from government authorities for citizens to travel abroad and, in effect, request foreign powers to allow bearers to enter and pass freely and safely. See also Passport Photos (DF-7000.6600). Add "Passport Acceptance Facilities" as a U.S. use reference. CHANGE 01/07/20
BT-4500.4500-700 Ride Sharing Programs Change to "Carpooling Programs, BT-4500.4500-153. Programs that make arrangements for people to travel together in private automobiles and/or vans during busy commuting hours or which provide a central telephone number for people to use to identify others who are commuting to and from the same general area with whom they might share. Vehicle options include vanpools and carpools. Vanpools may be publicly or employer operated or organized by an individual who owns or leases a van; the drivers are generally participating as commuters themselves, so are not paid. Remove "Carpooling Programs" as a use reference. = Car Pool Programs = Van Pool Programs CODE CHANGE 01/07/20

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