SW 605 Child Welfare Policy and Practice I 3 cr.  (3-0-0)
  • Graded: A/F
  • Prerequisites: All 500-level foundational SW courses (SW 519, SW 529, SW 549, and SW 569 OR SW 511, SW 512, SW 521, SW 541, SW 551, SW 561, SW 581 and SW 582)
  • Bulletin Year: 2022 - 2023 Graduate Bulletin

This course is the first part of a two-course specialization for MSW students who have an interest in pursuing a social work career in child welfare, or the system of domestic policies, programs and procedures intended to protect children in our country from abuse and neglect.  Students will become familiar with the regulatory policies that inform child welfare practice in the United States and a variety of child welfare practice models.