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SLWK 1187 - Social Welfare Policies and Issues


Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hour(s): 3
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is designed to help students become critically aware of the economic, social, and political environment within which they will eventually practice.  It will examine the process by which social policy is developed in Canada and encourage reflection upon the ways social workers are influenced by, and in turn can influence, that process.  A review and analysis of social problems, policies, and issues as they relate to the delivery and development of appropriate social services will occur. Students will be invited to examine their own values, as well as dominant ideologies present within Canada today.

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