2020-2021 Accelerated Undergraduate Catalog

HSV 208 Policies and Practice in Social Welfare

This course is an overview of social policy development and evaluation. Students are challenged to analyze policy from an agency standpoint, as well as on national and local levels. The course will also survey the history and current development of policies designed to serve those in need. Social welfare agencies oriented to meet the needs of special populations (e.g. the aged, children and youth, rural and urban groups), and the policies influencing their development will be critically analyzed. Special attention is placed on the role of activism and advocacy in creating policies for the poor.
Course Prerequisite(s) – Junior Status HSV 101, HSV 200, HSV 202, HSV 206




Junior status required