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Human Services Issue and Policy Paper
Due by 3/30/2019
Learning Outcome 4: Examine current literature to assess the theoretical, conceptual and practical knowledge base for policy analysis, advocacy and development.
Learning outcome 6: Integrate the Saint Leo core values of integrity and community into the foundation of effective policy development.
To complete this assignment, students may choose one of three options:
Select an organizational policy from a human service organization. Caution: if this option
is selected, enough historical information must be readily available to complete part 1.
Select a historical federal or state human service policy (New Deal, No Kid Left Behind, TANF, etc.).
Select a current federal or state human service policy (healthcare, child support, insurance, etc).
The following websites may be helpful with brainstorming policy ideas:
National Conference of State Legislatures
U S Department of Health & Human Services
NOTE: your topic must be submitted by the end of week 2.
Paper Format (minimum of 8 pages excluding the title, abstract, and reference pages):
Title Page, Abstract, Introduction, Body, & Conclusion
The paper must include a historical overview of the policy. Discuss the period issues that galvanized the policy. What were the main goals of the policy? Who advocated for and against the policy? Who were the beneficiaries of the policy? Beneficiaries? Eligibility
Suggested completion by week 3
Political ideology: Discuss the ideology that provided the policy’s context. What are the ideological views of human nature and non-governmental and governmental programs?
Suggested completion by week 4
Policy Analysis, Advocacy, and Alternatives: Discuss the policies outcomes. Were the original goals achieved? If the goals were not achieved, provide an alternative that would
address the human service needs. Discuss stakeholders and specific steps that would be utilized to create an effective social policy.
Suggested completion by week 5
Integration of Core Values and ethical standards: Utilizing the core values of integrity and community and 2 ethical standards, explain the importance and requirement for human service practitioners to engage in advocacy and policy development. When discussing policy development and advocacy, do so from a macro level approach.
Suggested completion by week 5

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