Social Work Practice in Policy and Administration

Program: 
Full-Time MSW Program Advanced Practice Field Unit
Students in the Policy and Administration unit obtain knowledge about socio-political systems, as well as analytic and interaction practice skills for policy and planning. Major areas of content are concepts of policy formulation, analysis, and change. This field unit provides placements in a variety of government organizations, human services agencies, and community settings. The perspective is that of macro-practice within the social work profession. Emphasis for the second year student is on the consolidation of advanced competencies in the area of social policy and administration. This field unit exposes students to information about the concepts and events in the development of social policy and administration and the impact on human services organizations and clients.
Participating Agencies: 
United Way of Dane County, Department of Workforce Development, Wisconsin State Legislature, Wisconsin Association of Primary Health Care Agencies, WI Department of Health Services, Veterans Administration Hospital, Center for Family Policy and Practice, Community Groundworks, Madison Metropolitan School District, Dane County Department of Human Services.

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