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Providing Harm Reduction Services for Drug Users and Sex Workers (edX)

Learn the professional and methodological competencies for working with drug users and sex workers according to the principles of human rights. Did you ever ask yourself how the perspective of substance users and sex workers differs from your own? How can drug consumption rooms work, or how can sex [...]

Poverty & Population: How Demographics Shape Policy (Coursera)

Feb 26th 2024
Poverty & Population: How Demographics Shape Policy (Coursera)
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This course has four modules, or foci. The first is to understand the categories of social welfare—populations, income, earnings, and assets— and some related concepts that play a very large role in shaping policy decisions: unemployment, inflation, and the minimum wage. The second deals with the central [...]

US Social Services: Where did they come from? (Coursera)

Feb 26th 2024
US Social Services: Where did they come from? (Coursera)
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The course probes the formation of social policy in the United States from its very first cultural and religious roots. Starting with the transition from hunter-gatherer groups to agrarian villages, the course will examine the passage of the Poor Laws that shaped social policy through the colonial [...]

US Social Services Compared (Coursera)

Feb 26th 2024
US Social Services Compared (Coursera)
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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 [...]

Health, Housing, and Educational Services (Coursera)

Feb 26th 2024
Health, Housing, and Educational Services (Coursera)
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Course 5 discusses policies in four areas: housing, education, healthcare, and immigration, with an optional fifth module in child protection. This course addresses issues of power, oppression, and white supremacy. What you will learn: describe the structures of US policy in each of the course’s domains: Housing, schools, healthcare, [...]

Social Services for Families, Seniors and Those with Disabilities (Coursera)

Feb 26th 2024
Social Services for Families, Seniors and Those with Disabilities (Coursera)
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Course 4 discusses four populations: families, poor families, people with disabilities, and people as they age. This course addresses issues of power, oppression, and white supremacy. What You Will Learn: formulate practice strategies to overcome the historic biases in social welfare programs; distinguish the values inherent in each social [...]
Feb 26th 2024
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42.00 EUR/month