SW 797 (2ON) - Special Topics in Social Welfare

Top/Aging

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Social Work
Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Summer 2020 - E-term V (05/18/2020 - 07/10/2020)
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 70803
Seminar for advanced majors cross-listed with SW 897. Topics may include: alcohol and alcoholism, drugs and chemical dependency, income maintenance, health care, child welfare, aging, mental health, or developmental disabilities or study travel experiences. May be repeated for different topics. Prereq: permission.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
Only listed colleges in section: Health & Human Services
Only listed classes in section: Junior, Senior
Instructors: BoRin Kim

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
5/18/2020 7/10/2020 Hours Arranged ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

This course is designed to familiarize students with biological, psychological, and sociological perspectives of aging and social services and policies for older people. This course covers a broad range of theories and contemporary issues in the field of aging. It also focuses on the strengths and limitations of existing programs and policies such as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income, and other community services. Comparisons to developments in other countries will be made throughout the course to provide a broader context for understanding aging and programs/policies in the U.S.