child welfare ( foster Parents)
1). Introduce your topic and what you would like to class to learn about the area of practice that you are teaching them. (Note: A great deal of information is available for each of these areas of practice and so the group must decide what is most crucial for people to understand about how social workers work within this area of practice).
2). Discuss the origins of this practice field. What policies or laws promoted the attention to this area of practice?
3). Discuss the main highlights obtained from the interview of a social worker in that area of practice. Describe the role of the social worker.
4). Provide supporting or contrasting literature from the articles reviewed in this area. (Make sure the articles are peer reviewed and appropriately cited in paper).
5). Provide recommendations for advancing the field of practice.
The paper (1 for the whole group) will utilize the same outline as the class presentation but allows for elaboration of key points that may prove difficult to discuss in a short presentation. A great deal of information is available for each of these areas of practice and so the group must decide what is most crucial for people to understand about how social workers work within this area of practice. It is important that the paper be well written with the appropriate citations. While portions of the paper can be divided up among group members, a final edit of the paper must be completed before submission. Please note that this paper is to be no more than 6 pages in length so succinct writing is crucial.