SWK 745 Social Welfare Policy Practice

This course completes the social welfare policy sequence, building on the knowledge, skills, and values of the previous courses, Social Welfare Policy and Programs (SWK 639) and Social Welfare Policy Analysis (SWK 643).  Reflecting the mission of the Lehman College MSW Program, the course helps students become effective change agents by influencing, formulating, and advocating for social welfare policies that are consistent with the value of social justice and ensure that social services meet the needs of recipients.  This course has particular emphasis on impacting policies affecting urban populations.

Credits:

3

Hours

3

Requirement Designation

Graduate Non-Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring

Prerequisite

SWK 612, SWK 672, SWK 643.

Corequisite

SWK 774.