Students are expected to produce an 8-10 page paper with at least 5 citations from human services related journals. When citing the literature, follow APA style. For this assignment, students are to choose one of the social problems discussed in class and discuss this problem in depth. Components of the paper should include the following: a definition of the social problem, the key historical events or changes that created the social problem, what are the current policies or programs that have been created to overcome this social problem, and what needs to be improved in helping to eliminate the social problem. Students are expected to provide their personal views and opinions in support of or in critique of information found within the literature they research.