For this assignment, please respond to the following:

Slide 1: Title Slide

Slides 2 & 3: Identify one social welfare policy related to a major social problem from the textbook, such as criminal justice, child welfare, mental health, housing, or disabilities. Explain the purpose, history, and main components of the policy.

Slide 4: Briefly explain how the policy promotes social justice and responds to inequality and institutional discrimination that affect diverse populations.

Slides 5 & 6: Next, research and identify a program, preferably one that exists in your community or state, which provides services related to this policy. Explain the program’s purpose or mission, the location/demographics, target population, and interventions provided within the program. For example, a behavioral health program that serves youth ages 13-18 in a certain location providing individual and group counseling interventions

Slides 7, 8, & 9: Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of both the policy and the program in terms of how well it addresses multiculturalism and diversity. For example, does the policy and program specifically reach out to diverse populations or does it ignore or limit the multicultural dimensions of helping?

Slides 10 & 11: How does the program and policy address at least two of the following: social justice principles, systemic or institutional barriers, or inequality and poverty?