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Advocacy of Special Population

Credits: 3
Course Number: 10-520-104

Course Description

10-520-104 ADVOCACY OF SPECIAL POPULATIONS ...Examine the concept of advocacy as it relates to the human services field. Identify various populations that students will work with within the human services field. Develop and practice strategies for communication and advocating for people. Explore belief systems, social pressure, moral problems and decision making as it relates to various child and adult populations. Apply reflective practitioner techniques.

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

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How can I use this course to achieve my career goals?

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What will I learn?

  1. Evaluate key concepts of special populations advocacy
  2. Practice professionalism and integrity when advocating for special populations
  3. Compare and contrast cultural characteristics as it relates to special populations
  4. Determine various socio-economic statuses as it relates to special populations
  5. Advocate for access to care for special populations
  6. Investigate criminal justice disparities within special populations
  7. Challenge implicit bias amongst special populations
  8. Recognize systemic racism amongst special populations
  9. Utilize legal and regulatory actions to advocate for special populations
  10. Educate the community as it relates to special populations

Class Details

Class Number:
Blended - Less than 50% Online
Fall 2024
Katherine Stockman
Date Range:
Estimated Cost:
$496.55 *

Class Notes

  • This class is taught through a combination of in-person and online instruction. Students will attend live portions of the class at the dates, times, and location specified. The remaining instruction will be accessed anywhere using internet. For more information regarding this delivery and how to access your class, see www.nwtc.edu/blendedfaq.

Meeting Times

Dates Day(s) / Time Location(s)
08/20/24 - 10/14/24 Anytime
08/20/24 - 10/08/24 Tu
6:45 PM - 9:30 PM
Green Bay Campus Room CC113

* Cost displayed is an estimate and may be discounted if attendees are residents of Northeast Wisconsin Back to cost