Societal science and social welfare

APA format, No plagiarism

Choose a population of interest to you.
Choose a presenting problem (depression, family conflict, homelessness, etc.) related to the population of interest.
Conduct a literature review focused on the presenting problem within the population of interest.

Briefly describe the population and presenting problem you are focusing on for this assignment.

Provide a review of the articles you reviewed from this project and explain what you learned from conducting this research.
Briefly describe at least 2 evidence-based interventions currently used for your chosen population when addressing this particular problem. Provide supporting references when explaining the evidence behind the interventions.
Explain which of these interventions you might choose to use and why.
Consider client values and your clinical expertise and how those might affect your decision of which intervention to use.
Describe how you might apply the specific skills and techniques of the chosen intervention.
Briefly explain how you could measure the outcomes of this intervention.
Explain any cultural considerations that you need to take into account when working with this population or the particular presenting problem.
Discuss how the Code of Ethics applies when working with this particular presenting problem and population.
Explain how you would apply a trauma-informed lens when working with this population.

school evidence based school Interventions
Peer Reviewed Social Work Journals

Aykanian, A., & Lee, W. (2016). Social work’s role in ending the criminalization of homelessness: Opportunities for action. Social Work, 61(2), 183-185.

Billingsley, A. (1974). Societal science and social welfare: Toward a society for the solution of social problems. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 1(2)

Breakey, W. R.& Fischer, P. J. (1990). Homelessness: The extent of the problem. Journal of Social Issues, 46, 31-47

Grinstein-Weiss, M., Spader, J. S., Yeo, Y. H., Key, C. C., & Freeze, E. B. (2012). Loan performance among low-income households: Does prior parental teaching of money management matter? Social Work Research, 36(4), 257-270.

Lane, S. R., McClendon, J., & Matthews, N. (2017). Finding, serving, and housing the homeless: Using collaborative research to prepare social work students for research and practice. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 37(3), 292-306.

Larkin, H., Henwood, B., Fogel, S. J., Aykanian, A., Briar-Lawson, K. H., Donaldson, L. P., & Streeter, C. L. (2016). Responding to the grand challenge to end homelessness: The national homelessness social work initiative. Families in Society, 97(3), 153-159.

Oshima, K., Huang, J, Jonson-Reid, M., & Drake, B. (2010). Children with disabilities in poor households: Association with juvenile and adult offending. Social Work Research, 34(2), 102-113

O’Toole, T., Pape, L., & Kane, V. (2013). Ending homelessness, then what? American Journal of Public Health, 103, 185-187

Torino, G. C., & Sisselman-Borgia, A. G. (2017). Homeless microaggressions: Implications for education, research, and practice. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 26(2), 153-165.

Zufferey, C. (2011). Homelessness, social policy, and social work: A way forward. Australian Social Work, 64(3), 241-244.

All of these we have used in previous papers:

Culhane, D. P., Metraux, S., & Hadley, T. (2002). Public service reductions associated with placement of homeless persons with severe mental illness in supportive housing. Housing policy debate, 13(1), 107-163.

Fischer, P. J., & Breakey, W. R. (1991). The epidemiology of alcohol, drug, and mental disorders among homeless persons. American psychologist, 46(11), 1115.

Lehman, A. F., Dixon, L. B., Kernan, E., DeForge, B. R., & Postrado, L. T. (1997). A randomized trial of assertive community treatment for homeless persons with severe mental illness. Archives of General Psychiatry, 54(11), 1038-1043.

Nelson, G., Aubry, T., & Lafrance, A. (2007). A review of the literature on the effectiveness of housing and support, assertive community treatment, and intensive case management interventions for persons with mental illness who have been homeless. american Journal of orthopsychiatry, 77(3), 350-361.

Padgett, D. K., Gulcur, L., & Tsemberis, S. (2006). Housing first services for people who are homeless with co-occurring serious mental illness and substance abuse. Research on social work practice, 16(1), 74-83.

Rosenheck, R., Kasprow, W., Frisman, L., & Liu-Mares, W. (2003). Cost-effectiveness of supported housing for homeless persons with mental illness. Archives of General Psychiatry, 60(9), 940-951.

Population: Adults

Presenting Problem: Homelessness (since all of the peer reviews is about homeless)

Note: 8- to 10-page body (not including title and reference) scholarly paper supported with a minimum of six peer-reviewed articles as references. In the paper

Here’s 2 evidence-based interventions currently used for your chosen population when addressing this particular problem.



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