BSHS 355 Week 4 Individual Assignment Social Policy and Human Services Delivery Paper
Instructions: Write a formal paper which addresses the following:
- Define the concept: social policy.
- Choose a social policy and identify a human services program in your community which provides services addressing that social policy. Example (from the textbook): MADD provides prevention and referral services as a result of alcohol/substance abuse and driving social policies. (NOTE: You may not use the example organization MADD for this assignment.)
- Describe the issue underlying the social policy and include an explanation about how it became a social policy, and the impact of the issue upon the community (effects of or consequences experienced).
- Briefly describe the program and explain how the program fulfills (meets) the social policy.
- Describe the obstacles the program faces - what things get in the way of the program meeting its goals? Explain how the program is working to overcome each of the obstacles. Provide two (2) specific examples. Format as a formal paper, following APA formatting requirements, Use section headings to identify each section noted above. Word count is 750-1000 words. Use at least 2 resources beyond the text book. At least one resource must be a peer-reviewed article from a professional journal. A reference list following APA guidelines must be included. Cite every source used within the text, when used. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
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