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SCWK 8851 Policy Analysis Research for Social Reform (Summer: 3 )


Course Description

A seminar preparing students for practice-oriented policy analysis research roles. It offers advanced research content of particular use to administrators, planners, advocates, and others interested in participating in policy analysis and development efforts, particularly those related to vulnerable populations. It provides knowledge of and opportunity to apply the following: (1) the logic of inquiry into social policy issues; (2) policy analysis research methods (e.g., population projections, input-output analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis); and (3) writing skills and quantitative reasoning necessary to use data and policy research methods creatively in making effective policy arguments.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: SCWK7701

Cross listed with:

Comments: Elective


Last Updated: 05-Feb-15