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Populations at Risk
POP AT RISK
CLASS CODE: SW 470 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: An overview of special risk populations. The role of the social workers in risk assessment, obtaining resources, intervention and evaluation.
DESCRIPTION: An overview of special risk populations. The role of the social workers in risk assessment, obtaining resources, intervention and evaluation.
TOPICS: Children, single parent families, developmental disability, low income families, minority groups, gender issues, juvenile deliquency, unemployed, diability.
OBJECTIVES: 1. Become aware of special populations - needs
2. Possible assessments
3. Resources
4. Intervention
5. Evaluation of special at risk populations
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Read text
2. Take exams on materials
3. Group projects/discussions
PREREQUISITES: SW 260
Soc 111 or 112
Soc 323 or SW 464
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003