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Official Catalog May 2021 
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HUSS450 - Public Policy and Social Advocacy

Semester Credit Hour(s) 3
This course emphasizes a multi-faceted look at global and national social policies, how social policies are influenced, and the impact on human services delivery as well as critical evaluation of the processes used to analyze, interpret and effect policies at various levels of government using a comprehensive framework.  Students will also develop a deeper understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty and how it affects social policies.  Students will begin to develop entry level practice knowledge of the role of the public health professional in promoting, implementing and sustaining effective public policy using various advocacy tools and a multi-level advocacy models.