Credits: 3 credits
Students examine the history and development of human services and social welfare policy in Canada. Topics include poverty, with particular reference to women and Indigenous People, as well as major political ideologies and their impact on social policy. Students explore the structure of government and the development of a social security system in Canada, and one model for policy analysis is introduced.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Human Service Diploma program or permission of the Program Coordinator
Note: Students cannot receive credit for more than one of SOCW 2120, SOCW 2121 or HUMS 2120
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