Course Name : History of Social Welfare
Program Detail : This course is an advanced historical survey of social services, public policies, social welfare and the profession of social work in the United States from the colonial era to the present. We will follow a general chronological approach of the emergence of the American welfare state and professional social services. The course will provide learners with a broad understanding of the historical evolution of Americas response to social need, as well as an understanding of the historical social welfare experience of different groups, including; women, Asian-Americans, African-Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics, citizens with disabilities, people who are gay or lesbian, and others in the United States. Although comparisons will be made to some other social welfare systems, particularly those of England, which greatly influenced early U.S. "poor laws." The bulk of the course refers to the United States.
Course Level : Online Graduate Courses
Course Website : http://www.capel...f+Human+Services
College/University Name : Capella University