Paper must have a minimum of five scholarly references. APA style is required. Topic must be approved by the instructor. The paper must have the following elements and should be prepared in the order that follows.
I. Identification and Definition of the Social Problem
II. Discussion on the Impact of the Problem
How widespread is the problem in the general population? Provide statistics.
What populations are most adversely affected by the problem? Provide statistics.
III. Identification of Social Policies That Address the Problem and Brief Explanation of the Purpose of the Policy
IV. Identification of Social Services That Address the Problem
V. Discussion of the Roles of Private Troubles and Public Issues in Contributing to the Problem
VI. Identification and Discussion of Stressors in the Social Environment that Contribute to the Continuation of the Problem
VII. Identification and Discussion of Strengths (Resources) in the Social Environment that Could Be Used to Address the Problem
VIII. What is the impact of the problem on diverse populations and populations at risk? Provide statistics.
Describe what you think should be done to address the problem.
Give reasons for your recommendation(s).