Course 5 discusses policies in four areas: housing, education, healthcare, and immigration, with an optional fifth module in child protection. This course addresses issues of power, oppression, and white supremacy.
This course is part of the Social Policy for Social Services & Health Practitioners Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
Describe the structures of US policy in each of the course’s domains: Housing, schools, healthcare, immigration and child protection
Explain the issues involved in developing policy in each of the course’s domains: Housing, schools, healthcare, immigration and child protection
Identify the challenges for US policy each of the course’s domains: Housing, schools, healthcare, immigration and child protection
Honors: Develop a policy memo for to demonstrate the learner's professional capacity to professionally interpret finding to decision makers.
Skills you will gain
- Formulate practice strategies to overcome the historic biases in social welfare programs
- distinguish the values inherent in each social policy initiative
- differentiate alternative approaches to social policy problems
- Critique components of a social policy based on their effectiveness at meeting the goals stated in the initiative
- develop social welfare policy analysis and reform proposals
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Housing and Education
Understanding healthcare delivery in the U.S.
ACA, Medicare, and Medicaid
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TOP REVIEWS FROM HEALTH, HOUSING, AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
I learnt what is the social policy and how it works and why it needs to be in working.
Some of the lectures had such low sound quality, I had to improvise to make it louder.
It has a great outline with direct to the point facts. Making much easier to juggle a busy schedule willing a degree or certificate .
Very informative, particularly when we look at the history of our country's development in these areas.
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