- Name: Social Welfare History and Policy
- Division: Liberal Arts
- Discipline: Social Work
- Units (Credits): 3.00
I. Catalog Course Description
Explores the historical development of the social work profession and current policies governing the social service delivery system within the United States. Presents social policy as a social construction influenced by a range of ideologies and interests. Special attention is paid to social welfare policy and programs relevant to the practice of social work, including poverty, child and family well-being, mental and physical disability, health, and racial, ethnic, and sexual minorities. Includes a focus on the role of policy in creating, maintaining or eradicating social inequities.
Scheduled SW-250 classes:
There are currently no SW-250 classes scheduled for this term.