Resources: Ch. 7 of Human Services in Contemporary America
Use the information you gathered for the Week Two assignment and research government regulations and standards that affect the policy and target population you chose. You can research your state’s legislative department or the Web sites listed in Appendix G, for example, for laws, regulations, and standards affecting human service organizations.
Describe the current government regulations or standards you researched. What kind of impact do these regulations or standards have on your issue and target population?
Identify obstacles that would prevent you from meeting the needs of your target population.
Consider future trends and changes to social policy that may be necessary in order for your issue to be resolved or for the target population to have its needs satisfied.
Write a 700- to 12,050-word paper in APA format, with references, summarizing your research results.
Post your paper as a Microsoft® Word attachment.
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My target population is the mentally ill and I live in Maryland.