Based on your career interests, choose a topic relevant to human service policy from the list of topics found under the instructions for the Final Paper (Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse, Mental Health Policy, Prison Diversion, or Prescription Privileges for Psychologists). The topic you choose for this assignment will be the topic you use for your 12-15 page Research Project which is due in Week Six.
For this week’s assignment, write a 900 word (2-3 page) paper, citing a minimum of two peer reviewed sources, which achieves the following:
- Summarize your chosen topic/policy issue(s).
- Define the issue(s) clearly and specifically.
- Describe what you already know about the issue(s).
- Explain why and to whom the topic is important.
APA 6th edition format is required for this assignment.
Herzberg, J. T. (2015). Foundations in human services practice: A generalist perspective on individual, agency, and community. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson.
Chapter 4: Nonprofit Structure and Function
Chapter 6: Fundraising in Human Services
Karger, H. J. & Stoesz , D. (2018). American social welfare policy: A pluralist approach (8th ed). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson.
Chapter 10: Social Insurance Programs
Chapter 11: Public Assistance Programs
Falk, G., (2017, November 29). The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: A Legislative History (Links to an external site.). Congressional Research Service. Retrieved from https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R44668.pdf