Definition of the social problem from perspectives of the target population, advocates, policy-makers, and interest groups
Submit a paper that includes:
Social Policy Introduction (Completed in Workshop 2.3)
A brief introduction and overview of the policy
Needs and problems the policy proposes to address
Values evident in the policy focus and description
Target population the policy seeks to address and the particular needs of that group
Problem or need being addressed
Statistical evidence in support of the need
Social Policy Development (Completed in Workshop 3.3)
Definition of the social problem from perspectives of the target population, advocates, policy-makers, and interest groups
Values related to the problem, including societal, social work, Christian, and personal values
Causal theories and consequences ascribed to the problem
Other existing laws that relate to this problem for this target population
Existing proposed legislation or revisions to the current law that address this issue and target population
Goals
Benefits
Eligibility Rules
Social Policy Description (Completed in Workshop 4.3)
Service delivery systems
Financing
Evidence of positive outcomes
Evidence of cost-effectiveness and sustainability
Political, social, and economic feasibility of policy
Social work values evident in the policy
Involvement of the target population in policy development and evaluation
Social Policy Impact (Completed in Workshop 5.3)
Areas of policy change or improvement needed for the future
Evidence to support your ideas
Values evident in your ideas
Strategies for enacting your policy change or improvement suggestions
Steps needed to enact the change
Key players for completing the process
In addition to your previous work, including the following:
Social Policy Conclusion
Summary of key learning points
The personal impact of the project on you
The finished paper should be approximately 10 pages long and must include an APA Style(new tab) formatted reference page listing all references.
The reference page and title page do not count toward the 10-page minimum.