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Policy Model Paper
Students will analyze a policy of choice using a Value Based Criterion” / Ethical Rationale model and the Six Step Policy Analysis Framework defined and described in the text “by Bruce Jansson, chapters: 2, 7 and 8. See Haynes & Mickelson text, Chapter 5 also.
The paper must include the following headings:
a. Legislation – State name and introduce the legislation you selected.
b. Explanation of Model to Be Used (Value Based Criterion) Ch. 2
Policy Analysis : Using the Policy Practice Framework on page 71 and your policy, respond to each of the Tasks (1-8) on how you would use a System’s approach to policy making. Make sure you address the contextual factors of Opportunities and Constraints or Trade offs with each step. Each step should be addressed individually. Finally, select a policy style and tell how you would use it to advocate for your topic (Pg. 84)
Policy Evaluation (using the Consumer Outcome, Economic, & Feasibility Criterias, Chapter 8, Jansson – pg 269)
Recommendations/ Alternative Measures: Create a Decision-Making Matrix with at least 3 alternative options. Your Matrix should explore a) Policy Options b) Costs for each options c) Effectiveness of each options -supported by research d) Ease of implementation – opportunities & constraints e) Political Feasible – Page 270
Conclusion-what did you learn
Implications for Social work practice – how can social workers use this knowledge
(5 – 7 pages) 100 points. At Least 6 scholarly references. APA Format