Beginning any time after the first class, highlight key areas of learning that you can utilize in this reflection paper. Choose a social issue of interest and describe why you believe it is a social issue and/or relevant for yourself as an upcoming social worker.

Beginning any time after the first class, highlight key areas of learning that you can utilize in this reflection paper. Choose a social issue of interest and describe why you believe it is a social issue and/or relevant for yourself as an upcoming social worker.

Analyze historical theoretical perspectives or ways of looking at the problem (potential societal assumptions) and how they may have impacted intervention decisions and outcomes at that time.

Analyze contemporary theoretical perspective(s) or ways of looking at the problem (potential societal assumptions) and how this may currently impact intervention decisions and outcomes today.

Analyze and compare historical and contemporary assumptions and/or theories, interventions and outcomes and critically reflect on what you have learned (personally and professionally), your sense of the significance of this content for your education, and its relevance for your career as a social worker. This reflection should integrate the associated reading, your viewpoint, and class content/discussion (if relevant).

You should provide specific details and example(s) to support your ideas, and should use references to course material, and/or beyond. Each paper should include an introduction, and discussion/concluding section that ties together your learning for the entire series of classes/course in relation to your topic. In the final section, please highlight any key questions and/or your learning goals/needs.