Social Policy Scenarios

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Every day social workers, unlike other professions “engage social policy”, they understand what and how policies impact citizens, “often prioritize the needs of vulnerable populations when they engage in advocacy (Jansson, 2016). Unequivocally stating in the ethical principle under the National Association of Social Work (NASW, n.d.), that “understanding that relationships between and among people are an important vehicle for change, seek to strengthen relationships among people in a purposeful effort to promote, restore, maintain and enhance the well-being of individuals, families, social groups, organizations and communities” They actively participate in helping people to obtain rights, services, benefits and opportunities that they might…show more content…
He or she compels to implement new resources avenue, depict workable intervention scheme and generate attainable treatment plans to satisfy the clients’ needs. The community that will be addressed in this paper is National City. It is located five miles south of downtown San Diego and ten miles away from the US-Mexico border in Tijuana. San Diego city is considered the top U.S travel destination, generates more than $450 million annually in state and local taxes from tourists and travelers (“San Diego Tourism”. n.d.). Because of National City unique location in close proximity to downtown San Diego, it is considered an urban according to Jansson definition (2016), “the terms urban, rural and suburban are often given to communities to describe where they exist in relation to large cities” (p. 115). Depending on the role of the social worker working in this community, knowledge on the type of area and other communities close by is crucial especially when there is a lack of resources in the community…show more content…
The social worker can act under code 3.07a “social work administrators should advocate within and outside their agencies for adequate resources to meet client’s needs” (NASW, n.d.). The city is divided into three communities based on their regional parks; El Toyon, Kimball and Las Palmas (Smart Foundation Plan, 2014, p. 7.) all three communities were visited. Due to the location of these three communities, Kimball is the closest to downtown San Diego and it appears to be the central concentration of all the new infrastructure development going on in the city. There were new bus tops, located almost in every corner of the streets five miles away from each other. A new beautiful Lincoln acres branch library just opened in 2012 located on 2725 Granger Avenue, also the city official proposed the reconstruction of the 8th and 9th street that both run west of the city towards Balboa park, one of the famous park in the San Diego history. The presence of the Chase Bank and Federal credit union are

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