This course will explore how social services professionals develop a worldview based on their personal values, current social science research, and professional ethical standards. Students explore how public policy is developed, implemented, and assessed. This foundation will then be used to better understand opportunities and avenues for advocacy in public policy and social justice platforms. Prerequisite: Introduction to Criminal Justice, Introduction to Early Childhood Education, Introduction to Human Services, or Introduction to Substance Abuse. 01/22/2019-04/30/2019 Online Tuesday Times to be AnnouncedCCV Online Class, Room ONL