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Discussion: Analyses of Social Problems inCase StudiesAs a social worker, often you need to use your policy advocacy skills to ensure that yourclients are receiving the services that they need. Although you may tend to think ofpolicy advocacy skills as separate from your clinical social work skills, they are verysimilar. Think of the skills that you would use in working with a client such as Jake Levy.How could you apply these skills to policy advocacy? How will you use these skills toidentify the policy and social problems that are impacting these families? In this week'sDiscussion, you will continue to follow the Levy, Bradley, Petrakis, and Cortez families tostart the process of policy advocacy.In this Discussion, select one of the four integrated videos and identify the problemsexperienced by the client(s).By Day 3Postyour responses to the following:Who is defining the problem?What values are reflected in this definition of the problem?What is being omitted in this definition?What other problems do you see that are not being acknowledged?Be sure to support your post with specific references to this week'sresources. If you are using additional articles, be sure to provide full APA-formatted citations for your references.By Day 5Respondto a colleague who chose a case different from yours by addressing thefollowing:Describe another way the identified problem can be defined.What policy advocacy skills do you think should be used to address the identifiedproblem?What makes a social problem a social work problem?Answer 1Discussion 1 Week 3Who is defining the problemIn this case, Jake is defining the problem (Laureate Education, 2013). Jake’s friend diedby suicide and Jake started looking into resources and statistics about veterans’ suicide (Laureate

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