Discussion | SOCW 6361 – Social Policy: Analysis and Advocacy | Walden University


Week 6 6361 

Developing Policy Proposals 


Day 1 

  • Jansson, B. S. (2018). Becoming      an effective policy 

advocate: From policy practice to social justice. (8th ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning Series. 

o Chapter 8, “Placing Policy Proposals in Policy Briefs in the Second, Third, and Fourth Steps of Policy Analysis” (pp. 246-283) 

  • Plummer, S.-B, Makris, S., Brocksen S. (Eds.). (2014). Social      work case studies: Concentration year. Baltimore, MD: Laureate International Universities      Publishing. [Vital Source e-reader]. 

o “Working with Clients with Addictions: The Case of Jose” (pp. 65–68) 

o “Working with the Aging: The Case of Iris” (pp. 68–69) 

Day 2 

  • Stuart, P. H. (1999). Linking clients and policy: Social      work’s distinctive contribution. Social Work, 44(4), 335–347. 
  • Midgley, J., & Livermore, M. M. (Eds.) (2008). The      handbook of social policy (2nd      ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. 

o Chapter 6, “The Impact of Social Policy” (pp. 83–100) (PDF) 


Policy Proposals 

a brief summary of the policy proposal and its purpose that you created based on either Jose’s or Iris’s situation and the trade-offs you used to develop your proposal. 

Be sure to support your post with specific references to this week’s resources. If you are using additional articles, be sure to provide full 

APA-formatted citations for your references. 


Approximately 250 words