In all nations, social policy is a very large public investment. Course 1 will explore the size, structure, and outcomes of U.S. social policy and compare this policy to those of similar developed countries. The course will also probe the values this policy represents and the values debate regarding about how big our welfare state should be— in other words, how much of our education, housing, health, income support, and social services the government should supply and how much individuals should supply for themselves. This course addresses issues of power, oppression, and white supremacy.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM US SOCIAL SERVICES COMPARED
The course was very informative, it definitely broaden my knowledge of Social Services in the US and other Countries. I would recommend my co-workers to take this course.
"US Social Services Compared" - I am hoping this course will help me out with a clear concept of US Social Services Compared. Thanks COURSERA for the such online access.
The quality of the content is good for an introductory course. The high amount of typos in the slides is distracting when you're trying to take notes.
Excellent information and well presented. Love the honors section that provides an opportunity for further learning and feedback from peers.
About the Social Policy for Social Services & Health Practitioners Specialization
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