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Steelman Library, 1000 Longfellow Blvd. Lakeland, Florida 33801 · 863.667.5089
Social Work Policy Assignment
Analysis Paper (see class syllabus for details)
primary project will be a comprehensive policy analysis utilizing the
framework. It is expected that students will use critical thinking skills in addition to
This paper will
include the following:
justice and economic issues
presentation of policy analysis
Social Work Program Mission Statement
Social Work Mission and Goals
Preparing students for competent generalist social work practice within the context of a Christian worldview.
- To equip students to engage in the planned change process with systems of all sizes within a variety of fields and practice contexts.
- To promote identification with the social work profession, commitment to social work values and the ability to apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice.
- To prepare students to become change agents who think critically about social issues and policies, and are committed to advancing social justice.
- To encourage respect for human dignity and worth, and a commitment to strengths based practice with individuals, groups, and communities from diverse populations.
- To create a learning context that fosters critical thinking, and enables students to apply theoretical frameworks and research to practice,
- To prepare students to integrate faith and spirituality within social work practice with sensitivity to the diversity of settings and populations of practice.
Graduates of the Social Work Program at Southeastern University will:
- Identify as professional social workers and serve as representatives of the profession, its mission, and its core values.
- Be knowledgeable regarding social work ethical principles and standards and use them to guide professional practice.
- Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments.
- Demonstrate sensitivity to the influence of difference at all levels of human experience and competence in practicing equitably with diverse populations.
- Advance human rights and social and economic justice.
- Engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research.
- Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment to inform and guide generalist social work practice with systems of all sizes.
- Engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective social work services.
- Respond proactively to contexts that shape practice.
- Apply the knowledge and skills of generalist social work to practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities, and seek to use those skills in service to the church and the community.
- Integrate faith and social work practice in a way that embraces diversity and is consistent with the NASW Code of Ethics.
Types or Resources
|You can find a good
selection of Social Work books in our collection. A book can provide
detailed background and in-depth historical information about any given
topic. Try doing a keyword search in the catalog to find books about your
encyclopedias,dictionaries, handbooks and other resources that are
referred to for specific information. Go to these for definitions,
shorter explanations, quick historical and biographical sketches. Look
under the Books Tab to find books in our collection.
||Articles from journals, magazines, and
major newspapers are sources for information on current social issues
and recent sociological studies. You will need to consult our
databases to find articles. Look under the Articles
Tab on this guide.
|The internet can provide a
wealth of good information, especially from government sources and
professional organizations. Look under the Internet tab for a
list of recommended sites