Choose a social welfare policy (healthcare, empowerment, housing and other programs) geared towards assisting the poor, unemployed and marginalized in society.
Provide a thorough and detailed description of the policy
Define the problem
Define the problem this policy seeks to address, including specific facts and figures as appropriate
What are the goals or expected outcomes of the policy?
List and compare alternative means (policy, program, etc.) of achieving the above goals to address the above problem
Describe how this policy was implemented. For example, how is the law enforced? What agencies or programs are involved in administration?
Evaluate the efficacy of the policy using specific facts and figures as appropriate
The chosen policy clearly fits into one of the following social work focus areas: health, mental health/substance abuse, children & families.
Citations and References
Paper incorporated course material (textbook) and any additional applicable academic (empirical) materials (e.g. journal articles) demonstrating understanding of social welfare policy related to your chosen focus area (aging, mental health, children & families or healthcare). These were cited appropriately, both in-text and in references
Writing and Organization
Paper is organized, well-written and grammatically appropriate, reflecting graduate-level writing
Paper follows APA guidelines, including title page references and section headings
Paper is between 6-8 pages NOT including title page and references