Social Work: Practice Policy and Research MicroMasters
Want to make a difference? Reach out, raise hope, and change society?
This innovative MicroMasters Program provides an advanced, professional sequence of courses in social work so you can gain the skills needed to empower individuals, families, communities and organizations to meet needs and create positive changes.
You will gain a greater understanding of social work practice, an awareness of the history and impact of policy on the provision of key social services, and an appreciation for the research that supports effective practice.
Build on this credential and take advantage of a great opportunity to be accepted into the #1 ranked social work Masters Degree program for a fraction of the cost.
Learn about the history of social welfare policy, services, and the social work profession. Explore current social welfare issues in the context of their history and the underlying rationale and values that support different approaches.
Learn the values, techniques, and themes social workers use to help others as well as strategies for addressing social justice challenges. In this social science course, you will learn how social workers in the United States engage in creating change and supporting the resilience of individuals, families and [...]
Learn about the importance of an evidence-based approach in social work practice and how to conduct effective research. Understand social work research through the critical examination of the methods and organization of the ever-expanding professional literature associated with social work [...]
Learn about macro social work and how to have large scale impact on entire communities and systems of care. In this social science course we will discuss various methods, strategies and skills within macro social work practice, used to help identify and address needs on a larger scale. You [...]