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During this second week, you explored the knowledge base and history of social work. We have examined specific social work professions as well as the great strides social workers have made in the U.S. with helping individuals, thus making a difference nationally.

For your assignment this week, identify three influential figures in social work – one person of color, one female, and one of your choice. Briefly, describe their accomplishments and their contributions to the social work knowledge base.

Next, select one of the three and discuss how this individual might approach the social issue/problem you identified in Week 1. If possible or appropriate, include an example that illustrates how this individual might address the problem.

Support your assignment with at least three scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including seminal articles, may be included.

Length: 2-3 pages, not including title and reference pages