SOC-372 Week 8 Social Work in Education and Criminal Justice Assignment

Complete the “Social Work in Education and Criminal Justice” worksheet.

Be sure to cite at least three relevant scholarly sources in support of your content.

Use only sources found at the GCU Library or those provided in Topic Materials.

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Topic 8: Social Work in Education and Criminal Justice

Complete the worksheet by discussing social workers in the fields of education and criminal justice. Be sure to support your content with research and to cite your references below for each Part.

Part I: Social Work in Education

In schools within United States, there are numerous problems that social workers attempt to address. Choose seven of the nine problems outlined below:

  1. Discipline
  2. Violence
  3. School Shootings
  4. Drugs
  5. Gangs
  6. Cheating
  7. Harassment
  8. Teaching Values
  9. Assessing the Risk of Violent Behavior

For each of the seven problems you choose, explain how each problem presents itself in our schools and explain what the role of the social worker is and how they might be able to address the issue. Your answers should total 450-550 words for the seven problems.

Part II: Social Work in Criminal Justice

  1. What are the different roles played by social workers in the criminal justice system? Your response should be 200-250 words.
  2. Explain the key principles utilized by social workers in aiding offenders and their families. Your response should be 200-250 words.

This assignment uses a Scoring Guide. Please review the Scoring Guide prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

Course: SOC-372: Introduction to Social Work
School: Grand Canyon University

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