SOC-372-O500 Topic 1 Benchmark- The Profession of Social Work from Past GCU
Write a 750-1,000 word essay on the profession of Social Work. Include the following:
1. Trace the historical roots of social work from its early European roots to the present.
2. Discuss social work’s prospective future.
Be sure to cite at least three relevant scholarly sources in support of your content.
Use only sources found at the GCU Library or those provided in Topic Materials.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar
with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is
located in Class Resources if you need assistance.
This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competency:
BS Sociology, Social Work
4.1: Explain the foundation and evolution of the field of social work.
This assignment is informed by the following EPAS Standards:
1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior
9: Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities