In the process, you will be become equipped to incorporate peer reviewed research into your social security policy analysis.

Once signing up for your social security title and program, you will identify the social problem addressed by this program. You then will select a target population whom you feel experiences this social problem and would benefit (or is currently benefiting) from this program.

You then will find a peer reviewed journal article that adds to your knowledge of your selected target population and the social problem.

Finally, you will write a 1-page review of this article. Your review should use proper APA citation within text as well as include a reference page. This descriptive paper should include the following:

â–ªA clear identification of the target population addressed. (Please use a peer reviewed article related to homeless, abused and abandoned youth or the article provided. If using your own article please provide a pdf copy.)

â–ªA clear definition of the social problems addressed in the article.

â–ªA description of the findings in the article.

Social Welfare Issue to select from & Federal Legislation Examples to use:

Child Welfare ( the issue ) & (The Federal Legislation Example of program) Adoption & Safe Families Act; Indian Child Welfare Act; Social Security Title IV-E Foster Care and Adoption Assistance entitlement program; -Multiethnic Placement Act (MEPA); The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA)

Substance Abuse ( the issue) &(The Federal Legislation Example of program) :The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equality Act; The Children’s Health Act of 2000; Drug Free Communities Act; Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act

Food Insecurity ( the issue ) &(The Federal Legislation Example of program): The Child Nutrition Act; The Food Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (also known as the 2008 Farm Bill and changed Food Stamps to SNAP).

Criminal Justice (Youth) (the issue) & (The Federal Legislation Example of program) Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (2001); Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.