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Poverty & Population: How Demographics Shape Policy (Coursera)

Sep 27th 2021
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 [...]
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US Social Services: Where did they come from? (Coursera)

Sep 27th 2021
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 [...]
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US Social Services Compared (Coursera)

Sep 27th 2021
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 [...]
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Health, Housing, and Educational Services (Coursera)

Sep 27th 2021
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, [...]
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Social Services for Families, Seniors and Those with Disabilities (Coursera)

Sep 27th 2021
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 [...]
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Sep 27th 2021
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40.00 EUR/month