Historical development of policy

Provide background information on the historical development of policy in an area of your interest. If you like, you can start with the social problem you identified in SWK 500. In your paper, please accomplish/answer the following: 1)Describe a social problem. 2)How has the problem been measured? 3) What data currently provides evidence of this problem (data from the last 10-15 years)? 4)What populations are affected by this problem? 5) Has this problem changed over time? 6)Describe the history of policy solutions to this social problem. In what different ways ​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​has this problem been conceptualized? 7) What policies have been introduced in the past to address this problem? 8)Who were the key figures (i.e. legislators) and groups supporting or opposing past policy efforts? 9)What were their political perspectives?

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