Aug 13, 2020  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog
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SOWK 320 - Child Welfare Services

(3 cr) An introduction to the areas of child welfare problems, needs, and services in America. The historical development of child welfare services is surveyed as well as dealing with major current issues. Course content includes public and private agencies and specialized services in the categories of dependent and neglected children, family-centered services, physically and mentally handicapped children, adoptions, foster care, and institutional services. Prerequisites: SOCI 203  and PSYC 101 .



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