May 2023 Graduate Catalog 
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May 2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSW 540 - Social Policy and Services

This course examines federal state and local policy and services and the impact on social work practice and services. Students will learn the importance of policy and programs on desired outcome goals with clients served. Students will learn theories of policy analysis, policy advocacy skills, and policy development. The class will cover the historical foundations of major social policies dealing with poverty, safety, children, aging, veterans, education, medical, mental health and juvenile and criminal justice. Semester Credit Hours: 3.00 Contact Hours: 45/0/0/45 Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.