ADVOCACY

SOCIAL WORKERS AND POLICY ACTION

You are assigned to research and present on influential social workers.  Listed below you will find your name and the social worker you are researching.  You will write a 1-2 page paper about the individual answering each of the following questions. Conduct your own research to answer the following questions about that individual and cite your sources using APA-style format.  Do not just use Wikepedia for this .  Do not cut and paste to complete this assignment.  Assignments that are cut and paste that are submitted will receive a score of 0.  Read the articles then answer the questions.  Work submitted without proper reference citations will have points deducted.  You will then present on this person 3-5 minutes during our regularly scheduled class period.    

1.  During which time period was this person influential?

2.  What is he or she known for?

3.  Did this person have a BSW, MSW, DSW, or Ph. D. in social work?  If he or she does not have a formal social work education, why is he or she identified as a social worker?

4. How was this person able to influence policy? Give one or two .  

5. What in your opinion is the most important thing this individual accomplished and why.  Be specific with your answers.

6. Is her or his legacy still relevant today?  Why or why not?

7. What can you as a future social worker learn from this person to help inform your ?

Your paper is on Lucy Burns