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Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Ghana - University of Ghana, Legon - 'Univ. of Ghana'
UC Course SubjectSociology
Number & Suffix: 115
Transcript Title: FAMILY WELFARE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: The course introduces the concept of marriage, the family, and authority, and decision-making processes within the family. It focuses on the development of social norms, culture, and social and family policy. It examines the changes occurring in the structure and functions of the Ghanaian-family and the goals and agents of socialization. The course emphasizes the relevance of the maintenance of the Children Act of 1965, Child Maintenance Decree of 1977, the Childrenā€˜s Act of 1998, Intestate succession Law, Head of Family Accountability Law, the Domestic Violence Law and pension schemes, to social work practice with families. Topics include the major events that have influenced family welfare policy over time, a review of social welfare policies in a historical and cultural context, an understanding of how policy is formulated, and implications for current and future policy and practice in the field of family welfare. 
Language of Instruction: English
Partner Title: FAMILY WELFARE 
Partner University Department: Social Work 
Partner University Course Number: SOWK438