T‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍his assignment is designed to integrate developing analytic
T‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍his assignment is designed to integrate developing analytical skills, planning change in communities and organizations as change agent. Chapters 3, 4, 9,10, 11, & 12 in Netting, Kettner, McMurtry, & Thomas (2015) will provide some direction for this paper, as will required readings posted on Blackboard. Use a minimum of 3 scholarly references and fugitive literature (BSW students) to build your case for change. Your paper should follow this outline: Briefly introduce the population, the problem/condition, and the organizational arena. (1 paragraph) Summarize your problem analysis -- Cite relevant literature on both the target population and the stated problem (theory, research, evaluation, and practice findings); supporting data, relevant historical incidents, and potential barriers to problem resolution; include target population perspectives; and speculate about the etiology of the problem. (1 page) Based on your analysis, state your intervention hypo‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍thesis. (1 statement) Describe the organization in which the problem is occurring, list participants according to systems, and describe what role(s) the social work change agent will play in the change episode. (1 page) Discuss system readiness for change -- Include openness to change, anticipated or actual response, available resources, and outside opposition. (1-2 page) State your change approach (policy, program, project, personnel, or practice) and why you have selected this approach, including political and interpersonal considerations, resource considerations, and the likelihood of success. (1-2 page) Discuss and provide a rationale for the strategies and tactics you will use, including why you consider this to be a focused or a transformative change. (1-2 page) The results will be a 5 to 7 page-double spaced paper (BSW students) Use one inch margins and no less than a 12 point font. The population / problem / condition will be on childcare needs within the military and what needs to change‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍.

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