Using Social Work to Combat Covid-19
Signature Assignment: Analyze the Impact of a Current Social Problem on Individuals, Families, and Communities
This final assignment will be one that culminates the learning of this course and will be built on the previous assignments. Because of this, it is important to integrate the feedback you are receiving from your professor into this assignment.
For your Signature Assignment, analyze the impact of a current problem on individuals, families, and communities. In your analysis, please work on the problem/issue you began addressing in Week 1. Identify the problem/issue and what area(s) you think might be the greatest challenge to you based on the social issue/problem selected. Next, identify the social work values and ethics that you might need to address; identify elements of micro, mezzo, and macro dimensions that can be utilized in addressing the social problem/issue you identified as well as the practice skills that are needed for each dimension. Then, identify your chosen problem/issue within the context of social welfare and identify particular welfare systems or agencies that could best help the individual/family who may be experiencing the social problem/issue. Lastly, provide your own takeaway about how you as a social worker would advocate for an individual or family presented with this social problem/issue.
For this final project, your analysis must include the following:
Support your assignment with at least five scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including seminal articles, may be included.
Length: 10-12 pages, not including title and reference pages
Your assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect graduate-level writing and APA standards.