Learning Resources Required Readings Birkenmaier, J., & Berg-Weger, M. (2018). The practicum companion for social work: Integrating class and fieldwork (4th ed.). New York, NY: Pearson. Chapter 7, “Social Work Practice in the Field: Working with Groups” (pp. 156-185) Required Media Laureate Education (Producer). (2013d). Intervention [Audio file]. Retrieved from https://class.waldenu.edu Note: This audio introduction is located in the “Introduction and Objectives” section. The approximate length of this media piece is 1 minute. Optional Resources Click the following link to access the MSW home page, which provides resources for your social work program: MSW home page Assignment 2: Agency Funding and Policy Implication For this assignment, you are expected to meet with your Field Instructor, discuss the organization’s funding sources and later, research current state and federal policies that impact the agency’s funding. By Day 7 Submit a 1-2 page paper in which you: Identify the agencies funding sources Identify state and federal policies that impact the agency’s funding. Explain in specific detail, the impact of the policies identified and how they impact the agency’s funding. Discuss potential threats to the agency’s funding as a result of the current policies.