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Well, I have good news and bad news...
Let's address the bad news first:
Social work pulls from a variety of fields and disciplines, and government websites are notoriously convoluted and often dated. Trying to find a policy on a specific issue can involve a lot of slogging through databases, fiddling with keywords, and waiting on pages to load.
And the good news?
Social work pulls from a variety of fields and disciplines, which means there are a LOT of places to look for information about policies - and while government websites may be clunky to use, they contain plenty of good information. This means that you'll be able to find a policy on just about any topic and quality academic sources to provide analysis and context. This guide will give you several places to start looking for a policy that will help you write a great final paper.
You will need two types of information for this assignment:
1) The title and text of a policy that has been in place long enough that its results can be studied
2) At least 10 quality sources that will help you assess that policy's effectiveness