There are 3 parts to your Final Project. The expectation is that you work on a portion of your Final Project every week.
Project Proposal: Part 1
You are being asked to develop a proposal for a new project that could fill a gap in current human service delivery for one of the client populations and/or contemporary social issues discussed in the course. Your project should incorporate best practices that are grounded in current research and ethical standards.
Submit an 8- 10 page APA styled paper describing the proposed project using the format below.
In addition to a title page and a reference page, the paper must include the following sections:
- Rationale for the project – Why is this project needed? What has current research revealed that made you determine that there is a need for your project? [This section should be written in the appropriate APA format. Citations and a reference list are required.]
- Project Description – Describe how you plan to address the client population(s) and/or contemporary social issue(s). Include the following:
- Goals and objectives for the project – What are the goals of your project; how will you achieve your goals?
- Clients the project will serve – Who (specifically) is your target population?
- Potential referral sources – How will you get your clients?
- Format of the project – How will the project be structured?
- What are the components of your project?
- Project evaluation – How will you evaluate the effectiveness of your project?
- Human services professionals and support staff needed – Why?
- Credentials of professional and support staff needed – Why?
- Facilities/equipment needed
- Proposed budget needed to fund the project – [This section needs to include an itemized budget sheet.]