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Polit. Act. & Strat for Pro So
SW545: Political Action and Strategies for Professional Social Workers The course is designed to help students learn, in depth, about the policy-making process at the federal level, and to develop skills for political action. The course includes seminars and workshops taught by faculty from Simmons SSW, George Washington University, and George Mason University. Other speakers will include key leaders and advocates in policy and lobbying organizations, as well as professionals from the NASW. Other goals include learning about the health care system in the United States and, specifically, the Medicaid Program. Prerequisite: SW401A; SW409 or concurrent enrollment. This course meets the Social Action requirement. Classes will be held at Simmons College and in Washington, D.C. Travel and housing expenses are in addition to the course cost.
- Course number: SW-545
- Credits: 3.00
- Academic Level: Graduate
- Currently Offered: Yes
- Course Type: Lecture