This introductory social policy unit requires students to apply and develop their knowledge to current debates. The aim is to enable students to enhance their analytical, critical, and problem-solving skills in the field of social policy. Social policy affects how human services workers are able to perform their work. It is incumbent on social workers to not only understand how social policy influences and determines the human service role, but how we (as individuals and as professional bodies) can influence and shape national and territory/state social policy within a global context.
Prescribed Text - SOCIAL POLICY IN THE POST WELFARE STATE
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