The Challenges of Specific Populations

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To prepare for this assignment:

  • Review the Learning Resources for this week, focusing on how prevention, intervention, and consultation approaches vary from and differently affect specific populations.
  • Select a specific population of interest to you (e.g., African-American children living in poverty, Native American teenagers, Caucasian women who are homeless). You are encouraged to select a population that you may want to focus on for your Final Project.
  • Search for an article from a peer-reviewed journal in the Walden Library that addresses the practices of prevention, intervention, or consultation with your chosen population, in connection with a specific issue, problem, or concern.
  • Consider the challenges you might face in the practices of prevention, intervention, or consultation with this population, and how you might address those challenges.

The assignment: (1–2 pages) My final project is about developing an intervention program to address substance abuse among African-American children and adolescents living in poverty

  • Identify and briefly describe the population you selected and the issue, problem, or concern related to this population.
  • Based on the literature you read, briefly describe two to three challenges that might occur in the practices of prevention, intervention, or consultation as the result of working with your chosen population and the identified issue, problem, or concern.
  • Explain how you might address these challenges.

To review peer-reviewed journals in the Walden Library, here is my login info: username; password; Naurelton88

Link to access library

Tutor Answer

School: UIUC



Drug Substance Abuse and Poverty
Institutional Affiliation




African-American youth are faced with the issue of poverty and this has been attributed
as a cause leading to substance abuse and the inability to quit due to lack of resources to acquire
treatment for their addiction. A 2016 survey on different ethnic communities consisting whites,
African-Americans, Hispanics and other minority groups showed a steady index level in regards
to African American children under the age of 18 living in families whose income falls under the
poverty level index by between 30% to 40...

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