Social Welfare and Public Policy for Human Service DiNitto, D. M., & Johnson, D. H. (2016). Social welfare: Politics and public policy (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson. eTextbook. ISBN: 978-0-134-25959-8
HUS 345: Social Policy for the Human Services
Social Welfare and Public Policy for Human Service Research Paper Guidelines
Each student will choose a major social welfare policy to analyze. Generally included are TANF, the Adoptions, and Safe Families Act, the Older Americans Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Medicare, Medicaid, Foster Care, Family Preservation, or the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Homelessness), etc. Additionally, this paper must address and discuss the values relevant to the topic and the Saint Leo value that best informs an understanding of the analysis. The paper must be between seven and ten pages, typed, and double-spaced. Correct spelling, grammar, and sentence structure are imperative. References must be cited correctly with a reference list included at the end of the paper. The Research Paper must follow the American Psychological Association (APA) format. Students will be graded on the thoroughness of the content area, correct spelling, grammar, sentence structure, and correct use of APA.
Social Welfare and Public Policy for Human Service and Technology Intensive Requirement
Each student will pick a particular piece of proposed legislation that is currently under consideration in the Florida Legislature that is connected with the policy that is being analyzed for the Research Paper. Students will locate a particular legislative issue and follow it on the Internet throughout the course of the semester. It is required that there will be a section at the end of the Research Paper in which the legislation and its relevance to the policy analyzed is discussed. Included in this section will be the identification of the legislator who is sponsoring the proposed legislation, the committee responsible for examining it, who serves on the committee, the staff member who works for the legislator sponsoring the proposed legislation, and any other information that the student feels is pertinent
(Medicaid in SC)