Trinity offers places to 25 students short on points Wednesday, August 19, by Niall Murray, Education Correspondent A system of accepting students on the basis of personal statements and performance within their own school, as well as their Leaving Certificate results, is to be extended at Trinity College Dublin. It has offered places to 25 students this week who got as much as 80 points fewer than others getting entry to the same courses. The initiative was piloted this year and last to take into account considerations other than points derived for the CAO from exam grades. As well as CAO points, TCD counted scores for a personal statement submitted by applicants, and a relative performance rank comparing how their grades compared to others in the same school.
Nontraditional community-based prevention programs may be most effective for this demographic. This paper describes attitudes and beliefs among barbers and barbershop owners regarding delivering a barber-facilitated, skills-based HIV risk- reduction intervention to their clientele.
Participants believed that young heterosexual African American men were at significant risk for HIV and highly regarded the intervention model. This novel work contributes a voice to the literature that is infrequently heard.
This work would not have been possible without the barbers and barbershop owners This paper was supported by the National In- who participated in the project. Loretta Sweet Jem- The authors have no conflicts of interest to report.
The authors wish to acknowledge Dr. William Brawner and Ms. Alshima Shuaib for DOI: Unauthorized reproduction of this article is prohibited.
They are a unique place and White counterparts, respectively. None within the ity, and prostate cancer. These findings ex- for young heterosexual African American hibit the need for the development of more men. Focus groups with young hetero- men. This paper describes attitudes and be- perform or abstain from a behavior is under liefs among barbers and barbershop owners their control and that he or she has the skills regarding delivering a barber-facilitated, skills- to do so.
Inten- by adding the voice of promising community tion is the antecedent to behavior. Behavioral beliefs are to per 10 at the time of the study. The study was approved by the Normative beliefs. Normative beliefs are the Institutional Review Board of the University perceived social norms or social pressure re- of Pennsylvania.
Participants gave con- clientele aged The questionnaire con- sent to participate by signing the consent cluded with open-ended items to elicit par- form. When this activ- programs through barbershops such as: How ity was completed, the focus group began. What would make it hard for you ensured that all participants had an opportu- to participate in this type of program?
The focus groups happen if you participated in this type of each ran about 90 minutes. Focus groups were program? We used a semistructured focus group guide to lead the conversations with barbers and barbershop owners.
Specifically, we used recordings and notes. The research team com- the focus groups to identify: We then triangulated the transcripts script focused on attitudes, interest, feasibil- with notes to get a more complete under- ity, and culturally relevant themes to be used standing of the focus group session.
To in- ual African American men.FEASIBILITY STUDY List of opportunities: * Barber Shop * Sari-Sari Store * Water Refilling Station * T-shirt Printing * Photocopy Booth * School Supplies. The city will conduct a feasibility study to better understand what it will take to establish the center, and are currently in the process of selecting a firm.
Three will meet with the Architecture and Engineering Committee on March " The Black Man's Country Club " Assessing the Feasibility of an HIV Risk-Reduction Program for Young Heterosexual African American Men in Barbershops.
10 Pages" The Black Man's Country Club " Assessing the Feasibility of an HIV Risk-Reduction Program for Young Heterosexual African American Men in Barbershops 24 were other barbers and shop. The aims of this research project were to assess (1) the feasibility of identifying, recruiting, and engaging barbershop owners and staff in communicable diseases health education, (2) the effectiveness of on-site education of barbers regarding their knowledge of infections and infection-prevention methods, and (3) whether referral of.
Barber Shop Business Overview Basically a barbershop is a place where people go to cut their hair and of course it is the working place of a barber. A barber is a person whose livelihood is mainly to cut, dress, groom, style and shave men’s and boys’ hair and in some cases ladies / girls who keep low cut.
A feasibility study commissioned by parents argues in favour of providing a stand-alone Gaelic Primary School in Oban.
It follows an initial refusal by Argyll and Bute Council to consider building.