Dec 07, 2022  
2019-20 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2019-20 Graduate Bulletin Archived

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HMS 533 - Family and Public Policy


Credit(s): 3

This course will explore the reciprocal connections between family functioning and public and private policies in this country and across the globe. Students will explore the ways families contribute to social problems, how families are affected by these problems and whether families should be involved in policy solutions. Students will assess the consequences policies may have for family well-being. The course will include theoretical frameworks for conceptualizing family policy, roles professionals can play in building family policy and approaches professionals can use in implementing these roles.



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