hs235 | undergraduate
Public Policy, Social Welfare And Research
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Researching Public Policy.
- Examine methods to find solutions for social problems .
- Identify websites, local and national, dedicated to researching public policy.
- Identify the purpose of public policy research.
Social Welfare and the Needs of the People.
- Define social welfare policy.
- Discuss the social welfare and the connection to the needs of a community.
- Determine the steps in the policy-making process.
- Track a âbillâ of interest.
The Public Policy Process.
- Discuss how public policy helps identify community needs.
- List the key components of recognized policy theories.
- Discuss the term âIron Triangleâ.
- Discuss the connections between policy and power.
Social Welfare: Public Assistance.
- Discuss the history of public assistance.
- Define poverty.
- List the pros and cons of public assistance programs.
- Analyze the politics of hunger and affordable housing.
Social Welfare: Social Insurance.
- Define social insurance.
- Discuss current social insurance programs and populations served.
- Analyze the various components of health care systems, universal health care, mental health parity, and substance abuse.
- Discuss social insurance globally in perspective to the United States .
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