Child Welfare Issue Paper – TOPIC OF PAPER: Effects of Parental Incarceration on Children For this assignment, students will conduct a thorough literature review on a current issue facing child welfare practice.
Introduction to the issue: identify and describe the topic you are researching, including the scope of the issue. Describe the specific group or groups of people affected by this problem, with particular attention to vulnerable populations. How widespread is the problem currently? • Review of the Literature: Discuss current research. Explain the history of the issue and what is known. Define at-risk factors and populations. What factors have contributed to the identified problem? Place the problem within a sociopolitical-economic framework in order to explain these factors. / How are society’s values reflected in how the problem is defined? How are social work values congruent with or divergent from, society’s values with respect to the problem you have identified? • Interventions and Services: Discuss relevant policy initiatives, and evidence-based practice interventions to improve the outcomes for these specific children and families in the child welfare system. What solutions have been attempted to solve the problem