Jul 23, 2019  
2018-19 CATALOG 
    
2018-19 CATALOG [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHAD 491 - Children, Adolescents, and Social Policy

Units: 3
Explores the role of social policy in children’s and adolescent’s lives. A main goal for the course is to promote students’ understanding of how social policies shape development and how the current state of families influences policy. Subject matter includes child care, education, family values, work and family, legal policies affecting children and adolescents, welfare reform, sexuality issues (e.g., teen pregnancy and sex education) and family violence. Impact of policies on disadvantaged groups and diverse family types will also be explored.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 100 , PSYC 210 PSYC 215 , PSYC 331 , PSYC 349  and PSYC 395  or CHAD 496  with a grade of C (2.0) or better as well as Senior standing. 



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