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4. Individual presentation. (50 points).
5. Policy analysis paper. (150 points). 4 resources required.

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aging and social security

managed care


substance abuse

child welfares

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Mentally Ill Care United States
Mentally Ill Care United States History
Mental Illness United States
Mental Illness United States History

Veterans United States
Veterans Services for United States
Veterans Medical Care United States
Veterans Mental Health United States

Health policy -- United States
Medical policy -- United States
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Public welfare -- United States -- History
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Social policy -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History
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