The final Research Proposal assignment for this course contains multiple parts that are due at different intervals in the course, with the final assignment due in Topic 8. Access and read the “Research Proposal Assignment Criteria” to understand each section of the assignment.

It is essential for social workers to be able to evaluate an existing program within a community in order to develop a proposal for an effective project/program that fills the needs of a community. Remember, you are looking for a gap in services provided and a project/program solution as to how your proposal will fill that gap.

Access and complete the “Program Evaluation Checklist and Essay” worksheet.

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

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. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.

Submit to instructor for feedback and use the feedback to revise this section.

This assignment is due by the end of Topic 3.