Instructions Begin working on the final project. Please choose the social policy you wish to research, Choose any social welfare topic to include Food Stamp Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIPS) and Unemployment Benefits. These are just a few that I identified for you. write an abstract for your paper, and provide at least three sources Utilizing the text and outside scholarly sources, examine a social welfare policy, and provide a written analysis of existing policy in the chosen area.
This project should be a minimum of 4 – 6 pages (not including title page, reference page, or graphs), well-researched with APA formatting guidelines being followed. Three academic journal sources are required. The following should be addressed: Type of policy and level at which you are is analyzing the policy (federal, state, or local) Intended target population of the policy Brief history of the policies intended to address this problem Policy alternatives that were explored (bounded rationality framework) Political constraints on the policy decision making process Unintended consequences of the policy, if known Results of the policy on the target population Explain the role of advocacy in addressing your selected social policy
The following criteria must be represented in your research and essay: Demonstrate critical thinking skills in the policy practice arena Describe the role of listening skills in the creation of social welfare policy Activity Explore the methods other developed countries use to assist families with children such as child allowances and universal daycare. Join with a classmate and each can select a different country to study. Discuss the reasons the United States has not adopted these approaches. What methods do you think the United States should use to aid low-income families with children? Paper Requirements Length: 4 – 6 pages Double-spaced, 12-point font, 1-inch margins APA Format