Discuss with your field instructor about advocating for clients at the agency. Address the following in your discussion:
- How does the agency’s policies and procedures advocate for its clients?
- What is the process to change policy within the agency?
- Discuss the limitations the field instructor has seen regarding the implementation of the policies and procedures.
- Considering the agency’s limitations, if you could create a policy that could more comprehensively meet the needs of the clients in the agency, what policy might you propose?
In an essay (500-750 words), summarize the discussion with your field instructor by addressing the following:
- Propose the new policy that, if implemented, might more comprehensively meet the needs of the clients that come to the agency for assistance.
- Explain what the agency’s process is for policy formation.