SOCW 580 18A - Advanced Child Welfare
Examines laws, scientific concepts, ethical dilemmas, and new practice directions with respect to protecting children, preserving families, regulating foster care, achieving family permanency, and assisting foster youth in transitioning to independence. Review of legislative, court, and administrative frameworks for promoting these outcomes at the city, state, and federal levels. The course analyzes and critiques historical and contemporary social science, public policy, community organization, and legal advocacy perspectives on child protection and child welfare. Contemporary topics and issues are discussed and debated. Course Information: Prerequisite: SOCW 516 or consent of instructor.
Reserved for 2018 iMSW Cohort only. Class will meet face to face on the following 4 Saturdays: TBD
Academic Program Restrictions:
MSW:Social Work -UIUC
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate