January 16, 2019


Social workers make decisions in practice settings based on different sources of knowledge, including their intuition, personal experiences, tradition, authority, and theories and research evidence. These sources of knowledge can be used together to contribute to decisions. Which source(s) of knowledge do you rely on? What are the strengths and limitations of each source of knowledge, and how will they affect your social work practice? For example, think about the sources of knowledge you used when you made decisions in your field experience. In this Discussion, you consider the sources of knowledge that inform your practice decisions. Explain how and […]
January 16, 2019

Divorce and Remarriage Case

herry and Phil are an interracial couple. They have been divorced for five years after an eight-year marriage during which Phil was active military and deployed two times. They have two children: Susie (12) and Greg (10). After the second deployment, for support, Sherry moved off base with the children to live closer to her parents. She did not return to the base when Phil returned from his second deployment. Phil was upset; however, he understood and requested reassignment to an overseas post. He has since been discharged and has been struggling to find steady employment. Sherry and Phil divorced […]
January 16, 2019

social media

In 500-750 words, essay style, APA format. Choose a side – “Social Media is generally Good for society” OR “Social Media is generally Bad society” Outline the top 3 reasons you think social media is Good OR Bad for society, and support each with secondary sources (videos, articles, infographics, etc). Include a visual to support your argument. Additional source: How Social Media Has Changed Us: The Good and The Bad
January 16, 2019

How did you apply the theories and research practices you learned during your academic program and this course to actual practices

Submit your final reflection. This essay is your chance to reveal and discuss your thoughts about the process and outcomes of this project, your journey through your master’s program, and how you plan to position yourself professionally. Writing reflectively allows you to think deeply and consciously about your experiences. Your ability to self-analyze in a business-appropriate manner, to address areas of growth, and to articulate goals and plans is invaluable to successful practice. Answer the following questions: 1. How did you apply the theories and research practices you learned during your academic program and this course to actual practices? 2. […]
January 16, 2019

Health Justice Analysis

By completing this 6-8-page paper, students will analyze the connection of one of the leading causes of disease described in Healthy People 2020 with the social determinants of health and its impact across the lifespan. Papers should include the following discussions: Description of the disease of a system covered in the syllabus (Lupus) Symptomology Who is affected Age factors Causes of the disease Risk factors Treatment options Disparities that exist due to the social determinants of health (what and why? specific groups?) What needs to change for the identified groups to improve health and wellness across the lifespan in terms […]
January 16, 2019

Child Abuse and Neglect

The Assignment (2–3 pages) Identify the issue you selected. Describe the community resource you selected. Explain how it provides primary, secondary, and/or tertiary services or resources specifically for families and couples. Explain any gaps that may exist. Explain how you might address these gaps. Be specific. Identify a resource in your own community that provides primary, secondary, and tertiary services or resources for the issue you selected. Then, consider any gaps that may exist and how you might address them.
January 16, 2019

Workplace Culture and Competence in Human Service Organizations

Prepare: Prior to beginning this discussion question, read Chapter 5 of Making Strategy Count in the Health and Human Services Sector and  select a minimum of one scholarly article from the Ashford library that  examines the role of workplace culture within a health and/or human  services setting of your choice (e.g., community clinic, social services  agency, care facility, etc.) . The Olavarria, Beaulac, Bélanger, Young,  & Arbry (2009) article is a recommended source that provides more  insight into the issue of organizational cultural competence within  health and human service organizations (it may be used, but does not  replace your required scholarly […]
January 16, 2019

Where Does Policy Go From Here

Prepare: Prior to beginning this discussion, read Chapter 11 of Making Strategy Count in the Health and Human Services Sector  and select a minimum of one scholarly article from the Ashford library  addressing social and/or public policy issues related to a social  challenge of interest addressed by human service organizations. Reflect: Ultimately, human service organizations and  policy are distinctly intertwined in a variety of ways. In this final  discussion forum, you will examine the significance of social policy  related to a particular  challenge (e.g., poverty, child welfare,  substance abuse, mental health, etc.)  and determine components  associated with successful health and […]
January 16, 2019

Problem Solving

When faced with a problem, what do you do to solve it? This assignment asks you to apply a six-step to problem solving process to a specific problem scenario. You will write a paper that presents a synthesis of your ideas about solving the problem using this systematic approach. As Voltaire said, “No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.” Choose one (1) of the problem scenarios as a topic choice for your paper Scenario 1: You have worked at your company for eleven (11) years. You have returned to college to earn a Bachelor’s degree in order to […]
January 16, 2019

Characteristics, Challenges, and Opportunities of Evidence-Based Design

In this assignment, you are to clarify your understanding of the nature of evidence-based practice and analyze the challenges and opportunities for implementing evidence-based practice in your current social work practice.   To prepare for this Assignment, read the  Resources (ATTACHED) that provide information about different aspects of the evidence-based practice concept. As you read, consider how evidence-based practice or evidence- based programs might be used in a social work agency where you work or where you had a practicum experience. Post a description of the distinguishing characteristics of evidenced-based practice. Then provide an evaluation of factors that might support […]
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