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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.

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