The 120-credit curriculum provides content in human behavior and the social environment, social welfare policy and services, practice theory and skills, and research. The field education component (450 supervised hours) provides students with a hands-on learning experience in social service agencies throughout New Hampshire. The curriculum integrates content on values and ethics, human diversity, populations-at-risk, and the promotion of social and economic justice. Options are available in aging services, child and family services, health services, mental health services, and social services for Spanish-speaking communities.

SW 3130 - Child Welfare and Family Services
Credits: 3
Provides an overview of the development of the child welfare system in the US from institutional care in the 1800s to the current system of supportive, foster care, adoption and protective services. Emphasizes the economic condition of children and families that underlie the problems of child welfare. Reviews the organization and delivery of child welfare services in NH. Falls and Springs. (DICO)

*All course information is from the 2016-2017 Catalog.