Course Syllabus

What you’ll learn

The philosophic and practical basis for social welfare provisions.

The history of the social work profession and the emergence of specific policies and programs within their historical, social and political contexts.

A critical analysis of current social welfare policies in the U.S. and cross-nationally, and programs, nationally and cross-nationally with attention to the evolving policies.

An understanding of theory/research, debates, and trends in social welfare provision and patterns of service delivery.