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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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SOWK 416 - Social Welfare Policy and Programs

3 Credit Hours
This course explores the policies and programs that shape the welfare system and influence social work practice. The course assesses organizational and legislative systems at the federal, state, local levels and their impact on social services. The course links social welfare policy and social work practice by critically analyzing the historic and contemporary contexts of social welfare practice. The processes of analyzing, influencing, developing, implementing, and advocating for policies and programs through the lens of social work values and ethics are addressed.

(RE) Prerequisite(s):  SOWK 312 .
Comment(s): Students enrolled in the Social Justice minor may register for course with departmental approval.
Registration Restriction(s): Social work majors only.



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