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2015-2016 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2015-2016 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SWK 867 - Disability in Human Services Policy & Practice

3 Credit(s) This course examines the historical, theoretical, social and political aspects of current U.S. policies and programs relevant to populations with disabilities, with the exception of populations with psychiatric disabilities. Targeted to graduate students in the human services, with a specific focus on social work students, the course examines key policy controversies, historic legislation, landmark court cases and sub-population-specific issues. A review of the service delivery systems in which policies and programs are implemented are also reviewed in preparation for direct practice with a spectrum of people with disabilities.
Prerequisite: Admission to the MSW Program or permission from the instructor or MSW Program Coordinator