BSHS 408 Tracking Public Policy on Childhood Abuse and Neglect

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As a Child Protective Services worker, you must be able to advocate for those who are most vulnerable. It is not only our job as human service workers to care for our clients, but we must also advocate on a macro level on their behalf.

Locate a law, bill, or case in your community or state regarding child abuse or neglect. Examples include the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and Adoption Safe Families Act (AFSA).

Track its path from inception to the present and note where it is in the governmental process.

Visit the Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C. website for additional ideas.

https://www.llsdc.org/state-legislation

Write a 350- to 700-word letter to an elected official regarding your position on this legislation or case as it applies to children and families. If applicable, feel free to actually send your letter to the elected official.

Address the following items in your letter:

  • Summarize the selected bill or law and state its current status.
  • Summarize the historical events and context in which the law was created. How has the history of child abuse and neglect helped shape this public policy or legal response?
  • How might this bill or law affect children in your state?
  • What can you do to affect the outcome of this bill or change or support this law?
  • Include relevant qualitative and quantitative statistical data to support your position.

Format your letter consistent with APA guidelines.

Grading Criteria: Tracking Public Policy on Childhood Abuse and Neglect BSHS/408 Version 3 Grading Criteria Tracking Public Policy on Childhood Abuse and Neglect This assignment is due in Week 1. Content Points Available Points Additional Earned Comments: 60 Percent 3 X/3 Student located a law, bill, or case regarding child abuse or neglect and wrote a letter to an elected official. The following items are addressed: • • • • • Summarize the bill or law selected and state its current status. Summarize the historical events and context in which the law was created. How has the history of child abuse and neglect helped shape this public policy or legal response? How might this bill or law affect children in your state? What can you do to affect the outcome of this bill or change or support this law? Include relevant qualitative and quantitative statistical data to support your position. Organization/Development Points Available Points Additional Earned Comments: 20 Percent 1 • • • X/1 The letter is 350 to 700 words in length. The introduction provides sufficient background on the topic and previews major points. The conclusion is logical, flows, and reviews the major points. Mechanics Points Available Points Additional Earned Comments: 20 Percent 1 • • • X/1 The letter is consistent with APA guidelines as directed by the facilitator. The letter is laid out with effective use of headings, font styles, and white space. Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed; spelling is correct. Total Total Available Earned 5 1

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