Human services professionals are, as we have noted, on the front lines of social changes and human services responses to those changes. Given this circumstance, as a professional, you are obliged to consider administrative, program, service delivery, and management policies to effectively respond to those changes. Your understanding of the policy development process in connection with a government (federal, state, county, or city), non-profit organization (social service, advocacy, research, etcetera) or a for-profit organization (corporation, sole proprietorship, or small business) is a significant factor in your ability to perform duties and responsibilities. How will you contribute to the policy development process? Non-profit organization : Anxiety and Depression Association of America.
Select a government, non-profit organization, or for-profit organization on the Internet with a focus on human services. Then, identify a social change policy issue demanded by a social change. Discuss the probable process of formulating a policy and then establishing the process of implementation.