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date: 04 December 2022

Policy Practicelocked

Policy Practicelocked

  • Angela S. HendersonAngela S. HendersonUniversity of the District of Columbia
  •  and Angela BullockAngela BullockUniversity of the District of Columbia


The everchanging influence of policy in addressing social problems and societal conditions greatly contributes to the vital need for macro and social policy practice in social work. Social policy practice based on specific macro social work nature, values, approaches, and processes includes problem-solving interventions and strategies for the protection and advancement of human well-being. Thus, social policy practice enhances and challenges the social work profession’s delivery, examination, and evaluation of social justice through policy development and analysis, planning, and implementation.


  • Macro Practice
  • Policy and Advocacy
  • Social Justice and Human Rights
  • Social Work Profession

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