SW 897 (2ON) - Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare

Top/Aging

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Social Work
Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 3.0
Term: Summer 2020 - E-term V (05/18/2020 - 07/10/2020)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 70804
Seminar for graduate students. Topics may include: A) Drugs and Chemical Dependency; B) Intimate Partner Violence C) Social Action in Education Settings D) Social Action in the Dominican Republic. May be repeated for different topics. Special fee.
Only listed majors in section: SOCIAL WORK MCH, SOCIAL WORK OL
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.