Crisis House Volunteer Placement Term Paper Observations Assignment

My agency is Crisis house , here is a website for one of the crisis houses

The Prompt is :

You are responsible to write a volunteer placement term paper is a combination of your experience and observations, along with reflections on the textbook class lectures, and small group discussions. Students are expected to use a minimum of 3 quotations/citations from the readings to define and support the use of social work theories, approaches, values, and practice methods in this term paper.

– For me The paper will be about my experience at the Crisis House, you can find all the info online.I know the paper is mostly about my experience but I can summarize my experience to you so you can use it in the paper.

MY EXPERIENCE : I worked for 40 hours at the crisis house, which was a non profit organization, I learned that the crisis house helps homeless, low income, domestic violence victims, single parents, child abuse and neglects,..etc. The crisis house has alot of programs, each program is responsible to help one of the previous problems. A lot of donations were made such as food, clothes, heigenes. The crisis house provides a place for the homeless to shower, to eat,to get clothes from. The crisis house also provides a program that can provide shelters for homeless.

Try to make more stuff like the above to make the paper look better.

Please note: All term papers must be word processed in APA format and between 6-7 pages NOT including the Title Page and References. All textbook quotations must cite the textbook source, not the chapter outline packet. In addition, there should NOT be any client identifying information within the paper. Each paper is to address the following:

-Agency Introduction

Briefly describe the agency and their mission statement. You can research about the crisis house since it is te agency i picked.

Describe the target population in detail, including pertinent information related to age, gender, socio-economic status, race, culture, ethnicity, etc.

Does the agency respect self-determination? Describe how the agency does or does not uphold self-determination.

Give one specific example to support your point of view. For the example you can make up your own since I could no find one.

-Theories and Interventions

-Social Work Theories and Approaches

Choose two of the following social work theories or approaches and apply them to the work being done at the agency. Give at least one specific example for each theory to illustrate your applications.

1) The Strengths Perspective, 2) Ecological Systems Theory, 3) Systems Theory, 4) Person-in-the-Environment

Social Work Interventions

Choose at least one social work interventions from your observations of staff or your own volunteer work at the agency and give at least one example of the intervention.

1) Individual Casework, 2) Case Management, 3) Individual or family counseling, 4) Group work, 5) Client advocacy, 6) Community organizing (to include outreach work and attempts to change social policy or legislation)

-Effectiveness of the Interventions

Were these interventions effective or ineffective? Why or why not?

-Be sure to support your statements with at least one example from each of the interventions that you have chosen.


-Recommendations for the Agency

What changes would you suggest to make this agency more successful at delivering services? Give one example.

Formatting Requirements

6-7 pages in length

Formatting: 1 inch margins, page numbers, double spaced, 12 point font, Times New Roman and Word processed

APA Specific Format: Title Page with Running Head, Reference page, Quotations/Citations properly formatted, In text citations match Reference page

Use only this book for for 3 quotes or citation.…