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Running head: SOCIAL POLICY DECISIONS PAPER1Social Policy Decisions PaperDebbie WallerBSHS/355- Delivery of Human Services: Theory and PracticeAug 03, 2015Tristram Jones University of Phoenix
SOCIAL POLICY DECISIONS PAPER2Social Policy Decisions PaperThe purpose of this paper is to perform a case study on how Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has affected social policy. While researching Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and how it has helped developed social policies by answering the following questions: how come MADD was created, the difficulty that lead to the conception of MADD, how the problem was acknowledged as a social problem, policies that were created as a result of MADD’s encouragement, the problems experienced while fulfilling the policies, and the effects of these social policies on human services delivery will be discussed.MASS was created by a mother who lost her daughter Cari by a drunk driver. Cari was onher way to a school carnival when a driver who was drinking hit her from behind, with the driverhaving prior convictions and out on bail for a hit-and-run two days previously. Candy Lightner founded MADD following the death of her Cari in 1980. MADD distinguishes that a problem with drinking and driving has been essentially been concentrated to a group of alcoholics who do

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