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Aprox. 10 horas para completar

Sugerido: Four weeks, four hours per week -- HONORS COURSE: Four weeks, eight hours per week ...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Qué aprenderás

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    Differentiate the roots of public aid including the “deserving poor” and the “undeserving poor”

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    Explain technological transformation has impacted on work, incomes & families to understand the needs of those seeking services and to reform system

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    identify the role of privilege and White Supremacy in the social welfare systems to transform the system to a more inclusive structure

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    Honors: Summarize and critique readings to professionally interpret them. Develop a research plan for a professional policy analysis.

Habilidades que obtendrás

- Distinguish the values inherent in each social policy initiative- 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- Differentiate alternative approaches to social policy problems- Formulate practice strategies to overcome the historic biases in social welfare programs
100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel principiante

Nivel principiante

Horas para completar

Aprox. 10 horas para completar

Sugerido: Four weeks, four hours per week -- HONORS COURSE: Four weeks, eight hours per week ...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
6 horas para completar

Early Roots of Social Policy

In this module, you'll learn about the roots of social policy. Learners will hear about the Poor Laws and how the poor law shaped American social policy as well as the history of early activists and influencers. ...
Reading
12 videos (Total 70 minutos), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Video12 videos
Ancient World5m
Poor Law8m
Poor Law in America6m
Dorothea Dix4m
Child Welfare5m
Scientific Charity7m
Slavery by Professor Mincy6m
White Supremacy5m
Three Leaders7m
Wrapping Up1m
Course 2: Research Plan & Current Practice9m
Reading1 lectura
The Beginning of Social Welfare Chapter 330m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz: Module 1 Overview15m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

Roots of US Social Policy

This module describes the development of social policy in the modern industrial city: public health, worker safety, mother's pensions and roots of the movement for racial equality. ...
Reading
11 videos (Total 36 minutos), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video11 videos
Veterans by Professor Garfinkel1m
Public Health3m
Settlement Housing by Professor Simon4m
Workers' Protections3m
Jane Addams by Professor Garfinkel4m
Public Aid2m
Patriarchy3m
Childhood4m
Social Research3m
Wrapping Up1m
Reading1 lectura
Birdye Henrietta Haynes: a pioneer settlement house worker (Chapter 3)25m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz: Module 2 Overview15m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

The beginnings of the welfare state

This module explores the shift to a federal role in social policy and the development of welfare state institutions, including public works and employment, pensions, public housing and supports for families...
Reading
10 videos (Total 47 minutos), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video10 videos
The '20s3m
Lecture: First wave feminism - Dr Barbara Simon8m
Prohibition6m
The Crash3m
The New Deal Part I4m
The New Deal Part II7m
Race3m
World War II5m
Wrapping Up1m
Reading1 lectura
Discrimination and social justice in the United States.10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz: Module 3 Overview15m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
6 horas para completar

Safety nets versus entitlement

As the US Welfare State developed, health care and social services expanded. Tensions developed over the role of safety net programs for the poor and the social policy debate centered on providing entitlements versus developing self-sufficiency. ...
Reading
16 videos (Total 82 minutos), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Video16 videos
Post-World War II6m
Family6m
Civil Rights7m
War on Poverty4m
Welfare Rights4m
Great Society6m
Civil Rights and Great Society by Professor Garfinkel6m
Neoconservatism4m
Changing Economy4m
End of Entitlement6m
Mothers' Pensions2m
Rising Poverty3m
Wrapping Up1m
Summary and Critique Paper: Description5m
Summary and Critique Paper: Evaluation8m
Reading1 lectura
A review of American Welfare Policy: Colonial era to 198010m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz: Module 4 Overview10m

Instructor

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John Robertson

Policy Lecturer
School of Social Work, Columbia University in New York City

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Acerca del programa especializado Social Policy for Social Services & Health Practitioners

In the U.S., social policy accounts for two-thirds of government spending. Knowing how policies are constructed, what values underlie them, and how they succeed or fail makes everyone more effective at work or in their civic role. This specialization includes an HONORS track in which learners will complete a professional social policy analysis. Teachers, health care workers, police, and social workers interact with policy daily, but all of us should care about the impact and effectiveness of these programs. Health and mental health programs, education, housing and income supports, pensions, criminal justice services, veterans’ programs, child protective services, and immigration services create a support system all Americans will draw upon. They also reveal Americans' ethics and values, indicating how we regard and care for our most vulnerable. This specialization will explore the size, structure, and outcomes of U.S. social policy by -comparing it with the approaches of other developed nations. -examining the history of our efforts and probing population effects that shape policy. -looking deeply into support for families in general, poor families, people with disabilities, and the elderly. -mapping out existing policies for housing, education, healthcare, immigration and child welfare. -addressing issues of power, oppression, and white supremacy. By the end of the course the learner will be at home working in, utilizing, and voting in the U.S. welfare system....
Social Policy for Social Services & Health Practitioners

Preguntas Frecuentes

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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