The Development of Macro Practice and the Profession

Discipline: Social Work and Human Services

Type of Paper: Coursework

Academic Level: High school

Paper Format: APA

Pages: 1 Words: 275


Use your Social Work Macro Practice text to read Chapter 2, "Historical and Contemporary Influences on Macro Practice," pages 29–58
Netting, Kettner, McMurtry, and Thomas (2017) identify four changes in historical social conditions that contributed to the development of social work.

For this discussion, identify the four changes, discuss how they were historically relevant to social work, and state which period you believe had the greatest influence on the development of the social work profession.

Netting, F. E., Kettner, P. M., McMurtry, S. L., & Thomas, M. L. (2017). Social work macro practice (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.

Discuss how one of the following concepts intersects with the stages selected by the primary author: Darwinism, manifest destiny, social justice movement, or progressivism. Provide examples and citations from credible resources to support your discussion.