Seminar Paper: Teen Pregnancy

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Below I have attached the instructions in MS Word format. The DEADLINE for the first 7 pages are DUE JUNE 2nd. This paper will be split into three dates as I mentioned previously the first deadline is June 2nd, second deadline is June 16, and the final draft is due June 30th please disregard the due date stud pool has listed as I was not able to extend it pass the 23rd day mark. As each deadline approach I will need 7 pages each totaling into 21 pages by the final date. PLEASE read the instructions carefully and incorporate what the instructor is asking. The chosen topic is Teenage Pregnancy.

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Instructions Seminar Paper and PowerPoint Presentation (Course Outcomes 1.a – k, 2.a - c): The purpose of this paper is to provide students with the opportunity to integrate all that they have learned and experienced during their academic career into a framework for influencing change as generalist social workers. This seminar paper will be the primary mechanism through which students will demonstrate their understanding, synthesis, and internalization of the major competencies of generalist social work practice on a specific topic or issue of student choice (homelessness, family violence, teenage pregnancy, physical or mental disability, etc.). One of the expected outcomes of this assignment is that the student will develop an in-depth knowledge of this special population or issue. Papers will be 21-25 pages in length. After selecting a topic area begin to write your paper using the following outline (use these heading and subheadings to identify each section clearly): A. Issue Identification (3-4 pages): a. Define the issue and describe why it is a concern on a social as well as individual level. 2. Use statistics, needs assessment data, and other references to illustrate the magnitude and severity of the issue. 3. State the reasons you have chosen this particular situation/issue. B. Value 1. Identify the social values which may contribute to and affect the issue 2. How do social and professional values coincide and/or conflict related to this issue. 3. How do the social and professional values reflected in this issue coincide and/or conflict with your personal values? Dimension (2-3 pages): C. Policy 1. Describe the historical development of the issue within the economic, political, educational, familial, religious, social welfare, geographical, regional and global context. 2. Identify the policy decisions that have been made at the international, federal, state, tribal and/or local level that impact service delivery in relation to the issue. b. What values reflected in the policy decisions. c. Critique these decisions along political, economic, social welfare, and social work value dimensions. d. Identify and discuss the extent to with social structures and values may oppress, marginalize, alienate, or create or enhance privilege and power in relation to the systems identified in the situation. D. Generalist Practice: 1. Engagement (1-2 pages) – Discuss the preparation necessary for the social work professional to engage with the systems involved with this issue. a. Knowledge b. Values c. Skills 2. Assessment (3-4 pages) – a. Identify and discuss the human behavior and social theories which best contribute to an understanding of the impact of the issue on individuals, families, groups, and communities. b. What are the adaptive and maladaptive patterns of behavior one would expect from individuals, families, groups, and communities experiencing the issue. c. Discuss the relevance of the theories to understanding populations who are different by virtue of ethnicity, culture, gender, gender identity, mental and physical condition, religion, age, socioeconomic condition, lifestyle, sexual orientation, and locality. Dimension (3-4 pages): d. Discuss your understanding of the importance of this difference in shaping the life experience of the people involved in the situation. c. Intervention - Discuss the micro through macro level prevention and intervention strategies, practice approaches, and professional roles to address the issue. (2-3 pages) 1. On what evidence are the assessment conclusions, professional judgments, and intervention strategies based? 2. Evaluate the evidence for practice effectiveness in rural areas with diverse populations. 3. Discuss the ways in which the practice interventions identified for this situation advocate for policies/policy changes to advance human rights and social and economic justice for the persons involved in the situation. d. Evaluation (2-3 pages)– 1. Discuss how the people involved in the change process know when the desired change has occurred. 2. On what evidence are decisions about the effectiveness of the prevention and intervention strategies based? 3. Identify the indicators that change has occurred and how the indicators will be measured. 4. What questions emerge from this situation that could be the foundation of future research? D. Information Technology (1-2 pages): 1. Identify information and technological resources available to enhance services and resources to address the issue. 2. Discuss the advantages, liabilities, and ethical dimensions of information technology utilization in professional practice. F. Implications and Recommendations for Future Action (2-3 pages): 1. Take a critical stance toward the issue and state what you think would be appropriate for policy changes, planning and implementation of programs and services for future action to promote social and economic justice within the context of social work values and ethics. 2. What can you learn from client systems identified in the situation, and on what knowledge and skills would you focus to enhance and advance your competencies in working with people experiencing the challenges outlined in the situation? G. References: Type all citations using APA format. (1-2 pages) You will complete this paper in phases. There will be two dates that you have to turn in drafts of your paper with the third date being the final paper due date. The seminar paper is to be typed, double-spaced, and follow APA format for structure and citation of references used. A minimum of 10 references are expected including journal as well as book sources. No more than one fourth (1/4) of the total references used for this paper can be from nongovernment/online world wide web sources. The seminar paper will be evaluated according to the following criteria: a) content (90%) - adequacy; accuracy; and clarity of concept identification, analysis, and application; and b) mechanics (10%) appearance and use of proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence and paragraph structure, and APA style and format. In addition, each student will be expected to create a PowerPoint Presentation. Your PPT presentation will summarize the main points of your paper (one slide per bullet point listed above). You will post your PPT presentation for the other students to view. Students will comment on a minimum of 5 other student’s presentations (at least 100 words per comment). ...
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Seminar Paper: Teen Pregnancy
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Seminar Paper: Teen Pregnancy
Teen pregnancy, predominantly known as adolescent pregnancy is a situation when a
female aged below 20 years gets pregnant. The date of the mother starts immediately after the
end of pregnancy, rather than the approximated date of conception. The consequences of
pregnancy among girls 18 years and below cannot be repaired. In particular, it usually disrupts
the rights of girls with serious consequences with regards to their reproductive and sexual health.
This issue usually predisposes female teenagers to some health concerns, such as being
physically incapable of sustaining the pregnancy (McElroy & Moore, 2018). The intensity of this
problem in the community level demands the engagement of a holistic approach that will help to
manage the concern. The approach should be designed in a way that rather than modifying the
behavior of the victims, it should help to manage the causes of the problem. That said, this
seminar paper deliberates about teenage pregnancy comprehensively, outline its implications,
and conclude by recommending for future actions.
Issue Identification
Issue Definition and Description
It would be possible to define the age of the mother by confirming the end date of her
pregnancy, rather than, looking at the date when she conceived. That said, statistics disregards
pregnancies that were realized at the age of 19 and ended at the 20th birthday of the woman. In
other words, the statistics on the marital status of the mother are ascertained by whether she was
married when her pregnancy ended and not the time when she conceived. To that end, one will
realize that teenage pregnancy is an issue which can be conceptualized as getting pregnant before
hitting the age of 20 years (McElroy & Moore, 2018). Similarly to other women, female
teenagers experience complications based on pregnancy. The only difference is those female

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teenagers are exposed to other additional complications; one of them being unable to sustain the
pregnancy physically. The issue is a social concern because being a teenage mother can
jeopardize one's education where there would be higher chances for one to leave school to care
for her new family, and that is her child.
Magnitude and Severity of the Issue
Globally, teenage pregnancy incidence ranges from 143 in 1,000 in some countries in
Sub-Saharan to 2.9 in 1,000 in South Korea. With the focus on the US, the unplanned cases on
teenage pregnancy between age 15 and 19 years stand at 82%. The highest incidence of teenage
pregnancy is evident in the US, UK, along with New Zealand, while the countries that record the
low incidence of teenage pregnancy are South Korea and Japan. Pieces of evidence confirm that
some risk factors jeopardize female teenagers to the problem and some of them include not to
mention some of them have been raised from low-income families, being raised in rural areas,
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