SWL401 - Social Policy
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|Last revision date||Oct 12, 2012 2:10:28 PM|
|Last review date||Oct 12, 2012 2:10:28 PM|
How and why social policies are developed, presented and implemented is the focus of study. Current literature and legislation will be examined and evaluated. Students will be expected to explore their own attitudes, beliefs and values in this area.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. To further develop students? ability to think
analytically and critically about the development of
social welfare policy;
2. To introduce fundamental concepts in understanding the
Canadian social welfare system;
3. To introduce students to some economic and psychosocial
problems faced by some disadvantaged members of our
4. To assist students in clarifying their own values and
attitudes toward the disadvantaged;
5. To increase students? awareness of current social
welfare policy developments;
6. To provide students with an introduction to the major
components of the Canadian social welfare system.
Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.
To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.