Dec 01, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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JS 0570 - Social Welfare Policies and Services


3 Credit Hours
Describes the role of social policy in the organization and the delivery of social services. Presents frameworks for the analysis of policy development and impacts on vulnerable populations. Presents methods of influencing policy development and implementation. Students will develop skills in analyzing social conditions and understanding the role of values and ideologies in the formulation of the social policies and services developed to alleviate these social conditions. Students will learn how to plan for, develop, implement, and evaluate social welfare policies and services on the state and federal levels and assess their ability to promote social justice. Prerequisites: Junior level standing, a 3.2 GPA, and permission of the instructor.



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