A person’s environment living plays a significant role in one’s daily life. In today’s challenging social climate, it
is imperative for social work practitioners to understand the impact of a person’s environment in relation to their
overall well-being. Practitioners are instrumental in helping their clients address complex issues that are a
result of economic policies, as well as other policies, that may have a negative impact on them. When assisting
clients, social workers must be knowledgeable of the multifaceted nature of the problems clients may
experience. These problems can be complex environmental factors including politics, economics, and biology.
For this discussion, you will provide an analysis of your community and the environmental influences by
answering the questions below.
What are the environmental influences within your community?
Please provide a brief description and upload a minimum of three pictures of your community to include
demographics of the population and community resources. Are there resources needed?
What are the factors that may hinder obtaining needed resources?
Include in your responses thoughtful suggestions and/or questions of community resources to assist in
possible improvement. Your responses should be well-developed, with clear answers and evidence of critical