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Policies and Services for Social Participation and Community Well-Being

SW647, Section 001

This course will survey the policies and services that promote a civil society and enhance human rights in the framework of American democracy. Emphasis will be placed on those policies and services which serve to enhance social participation, economic security, respect for diversity, voluntary action, and community and corporate responsibility. Students will learn to describe and analyze how complex and emerging social problems arise within society, and how social problems impact individuals, groups, organizations, and communities. Programs within various units of government, nonprofit and social service organizations, and corporations will be reviewed. Various partnerships and collaborations among funders and service providers will be examined.

Topic Description / Additional Information

Priority is given to Community Scholars (CBI & NCS). Scholars will receive an electronic permission to enroll in this course section prior to registration. All others interested should submit the Course Enrollment Petition via the SSW web site, https://ssw.umich.edu/my-ssw/class-related-forms. Enrollment in this section commits you to enrollment in section 001 of SW 697. This class will meet at the MSU Detroit Center.

Semester: Winter 2020
Instructor: Osvaldo Rivera
Category: CSS SWPS
U-M Class #: 13472
Time: Mon 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: MSU Center
This course is not taught within the SSW building.
Program Type: Residential
Credits: 3 Credit Hours

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