Spring 2023
CRN: 15886
FCS 4120 - Family Policy

This course will explore the reciprocal linkages between family functioning and public and private policies in this country and across the globe. Students will explore in what ways families contribute to social problems, how families are affected by these problems, and whether families should be involved in policy solutions. Students will assess the consequences policies may have for family well-being. The course will include theoretical frameworks for conceptualizing family policy, roles professionals can play in building family policy, and approaches professionals can use in implementing these roles. This course satisfies WMU Essential Studies Level 3: Connections – Local and National Perspectives Category.

Additional Information

Campus: Online Education
Schedule Type: Lecture
Instructional Method: Online Semester
Attribute: Ethical&Critical Thinking SLO           Local & National Perspectives           Oral&Digital Communication SLO           Planetary Sustainability SLO

Instructor(s): Levi, Della M (Primary)

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