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SWRK/320: Social Welfare Policy and the Law

Week 2: Assignment Tips

This assignment has you building upon the research conducted from last week with search strategies that include your chosen policies and initiatives.

Copy and paste the following search strategies into the database search box. Remember, you can narrow these searches by using the Advanced Search link to search for the terms in specific areas of the article, like title or subject.

homeless* AND (vouchers OR subsid*) AND "economic policy"

homeless* AND (vouchers OR subsid*) AND "political policy"

homeless* AND (vouchers OR subsid*) AND "social policy"

homeless* AND (vouchers or subsidies) AND "social justice*"

homeless* AND "social justice" and "social policy"

homeless* AND "social justice" and "public policy" 

homeless* AND "social justice" and "economic policy"

Week 2: Multimedia

man and woman speaking
Providing an overview of mezzo systems thinking in the social work environment, this video by social work professor Judith Smith presents vignettes that show social work students how to use systems thinking to better understand their clients and themselves.
man speaking
This video by social work professor Judith Smith examines how a social service agency can be seen through the lens of systems thinking. It also discusses aspects of managing a social service agency.