S352 | 10635 | McCallister

P: S251.  Examination of policies, structures, and programs of service delivery systems at
local, regional, and national levels with emphasis on relations among such systems as formal
organizations. Students acquire knowledge of the policy development process, which helps
them establish a beginning capacity for policy analysis and practice. This course is designed
to develop policy analysis skills so that students will be able to identify gaps in the service
delivery system and inequitable or oppressive aspects of current policy delivery. The course
also develops beginning policy practice skills so that students will know how to work toward
social change congruent with social work ethics and the professionís commitment to social
and economic justice.