Prevention Of Homelessness In Ohio

Please note that everything in this document needs to be separated out like this and marked as such.

Make sure your research and writing are focused on prevention. What needs to happen to keep people from becoming homeless in the first place?

COUN 6785: Social Change in Action:

Prevention, Consultation, and Advocacy

Social Change Portfolio

Prevention of Homelessness in Ohio

[Insert your name here]

OVERVIEW

Keywords: [include the topic and location of your project here]

Prevention of Homelssness in Ohio

[This section will be completed last, submitted as a blog post during Week 11. Please complete this section using the headings below as a guide. Please write in full sentences using APA style. This section should be no longer than one page].

Goal Statement: [Your prevention-focused goal statement]

Significant Findings: [One paragraph summary of the population, problem, key findings and recommendations. This is like an abstract written for a scholarly research paper. Cite sources as needed]

Objectives/Strategies/Interventions/Next Steps: [At least five. Write these to guide professionals in the field. Include specific action items as well as at least one community-based partner agency, for example, the evidenced-based program in the Theories section].

INTRODUCTION

Prevention of Homelssness in Ohio

[Please provide an introductory paragraph about your Social Change Portfolio topic here. This should just be one paragraph somewhat similar to an abstract that includes about 5 to 8 sentences introducing your topic and location. Please write in full sentences using APA style].

PART 1: SCOPE AND CONSEQUENCES

Prevention of Homelssness in Ohio

ANSWER THIESE QUESTIONS

· The target problem you identified within your community. Select only one problem. This needs to be a public health/mental health problem that can be addressed through prevention.

· Describe the scope of the problem, such as, the prevalence rates in your community, how those rates compare to national averages, and information about trends. Focus on local trends if available but if local data is not available, then describe national trends. For your project, trends refers to whether rates are increasing or decreasing or if there are other changes in the problem over time.

· Describe the consequences of this problem in your community including physical health consequences, mental health consequences, social/educational/family consequences, and economic consequences.

· Provide a one sentence goal statement for your Social Change Portfolio

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· Please write in full sentences using APA 7 style.

PART 2: SOCIAL-ECOLOGICAL MODEL

Prevention of Homelssness in Ohio

Provide a summary of the Social-Ecological Model to start this section (2-3 sentences are plenty). This is where you demonstrate your mastery of the course content, so explaining the SEM accomplishes that goal. Be sure to cite the learning resources as you describe the model in your paper.

 

· Regarding the community target problem you chose, describe risk AND protective factors for each of the following: (Please make sure they are separate entries.

· individual,

· peer,

· family,

· school,

· community/cultural levels according to the social-ecological model.

Please write in full sentences using APA 7 style].

PART 3: THEORIES OF PREVENTION

Prevention of Homelssness in Ohio

include the following:

· 1 or 2 theories that you can apply to a prevention program to address the target problem you identified in Week 2 and justify why this theory(ies) is/are appropriate for the problem and population you have identified

· Briefly summarize research support for the theory or theories you chose

· Identify an existing evidence-based program for this target problem

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PART 4: DIVERSITY AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS

Prevention of Homelssness in Ohio

· Conduct a literature review and/or a review of local public health data to identify a specific population (such as LGBT, ethnic minority, etc.) that is affected by the target problem in your community. Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed sources. For example, if your target problem is teenage substance abuse then your broad population is teens. Then, include the following:

· Identify a particular subgroup within that population (e.g., males, a specific ethnic minority group, etc.) that is impacted by this problem in a different way or at increased rates.

· Describe the unique impact or different rates of the problem among this group.

· Based on your research, briefly describe 2 to 3 mechanisms to increase the cultural relevance of a prevention program with the identified population.

· Briefly describe some of the core ethical considerations in prevention programming for this target problem in your community including stakeholder collaboration, informed consent, and confidentiality.

PART 5: ADVOCACY

Prevention of Homelssness in Ohio

· According to the last domain of the MSJCC guidelines (i.e., IV. Counseling and Advocacy Interventions), identify barriers to addressing the target problem at institutional, community, and public policy levels.

· According to the last domain of the MSJCC guidelines (i.e., IV. Counseling and Advocacy Interventions), identify one advocacy action to take to address the target problem at each of the following levels: institutional, community, and public policy levels and further explain why each of these actions might be effective.

Please write in full sentences using APA 7 style formatting. Will provide a PDF of the document to be used with this section – Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Competencies

REFERENCES

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