SW 623 - Child and Family Social Services Policy
(3 cr.) This advanced MSW elective course provides a perspective on public and private sector social policies and service programs for children and families. Students examine topics related to: policy objectives; history and values underpinning services; administration, economics and funding of services; politics, interest group activities and evaluation of policies and programs. The theme of advocacy on behalf of children and families is stressed throughout. The course builds on knowledge of the evaluative concepts of social policy analysis and other analytic skills included in the foundation policy course. Prerequisite: SW 504; As Needed, Fall and Spring

Fall 2016