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This is the "Social Problems: Getting Started" page of the "SSW160/161: Introduction to Social Welfare Policy" guide.
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SSW160/161: Introduction to Social Welfare Policy   Tags: karpman, newdom, o'donnell, ross, social policy, social work, ssw, ssw 160, ssw 161, ssw160, ssw161, summer14  

Summer 2014, F. Newdom, T. Ross, H. Karpman, A. O'Donnell
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Assignment Details

A policy brief of no more than five pages (single-spaced) is due in the 10th session of class.

  • Define social issue
  • Identify policy
  • Summarize major provisions
  • Critique policy

(SSW160 assignment details)



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Social Work Speaks book cover  Encyclopedia of Social Problems cover   book cover image of text (Jimenez)Encyclopedia of Social Work
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Social Work Speaks - NASW
Call Number: ref HV 88 N118 2012/2014
Policy Statements, useful if you'd like to browse policy areas for the major group assignment. Online Table of Contents may help you explore some of the topic areas. See the print source for complete information.

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