BSHS 442 Week 1 Specific Population and the Advocate Role Paper and Presentation




Write a 1- to 2-page paper that addresses the issue of advocacy in the human services field.

Choose a specific population, such as those who are homeless, persons with disabilities, persons with AIDS, and so on.

Include a personal perspective on how you as an advocate may assist with problems such as housing, treatment, short- and long-term medical care, education, probation, and domestic violence.

Prepare a summary of your paper, including your definition of advocacy, a discussion of the problems facing the identified population, and your suggestions to meet those challenges.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.