Assignment: the universal declaration of human rights

  

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UHDR), which was declared by the United Nations in 1948, still stands as a model for nations developing their own standard of individual rights. As a human services professional working with individuals and communities, it is important that you are familiar with this declaration, as many local, regional, and national human rights laws are based on the UHDR. For this Assignment, review the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and consider how it is relevant to your area of interest.

To complete this Assignment:

By Day 7

Write a 3- to 4- page paper that addresses the following:

· Explain how the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is relevant to human services professionals in your area of interest.

· Explain changes that these human services professionals might need to make to ensure compliance with the UDHR. Support your recommended changes with articles of the UDHR.

Reminder: Proper formatting and APA citations are required. Refer to the Writing Template for Course Papers for additional guidance.

American Psychological Association. (2009). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

This manual explains how to cite using APA style. It includes guidelines for formatting a manuscript, displaying results, and crediting sources. It also includes strategies for correctly using mechanics and for writing concisely and clearly.