Social Work Courses

SWRK 2010 Intro to Social WorkCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: READ 0892, ENGL 0892    Co-Req: None
An introduction to the field of social work, its history and important theoretical and practical approaches in the context of social and ethnic diversity. Attention is paid to the strengths perspective as well as to the concept of social justice and the understanding of person in environment.

SWRK 2020 Cultural DiversityCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: DSPR 0800, DSPW 0800, or acceptable placement scores   Co-Req: None
Focuses on the dynamics and consequences of discrimination, economic deprivation and oppression on people of color, women, gay and lesbian persons. Other populations at risk are examined and distinguished by age, ethnicity, culture, class, and physical or mental ability. Exploration of personal and professional beliefs, values, roles and norms of culturally different clients and the use of culture in formulating appropriate intervention.

SWRK 2020 Cultural DiversityCredit Hrs: 3
Pre-Req: READ 0892, ENGL 0892   Co-Req: None
Focuses on the dynamics and consequences of discrimination, economic deprivation and oppression on people of color, women, gay and lesbian persons. Other populations at risk are examined and distinguished by age, ethnicity, culture, class, and physical or mental ability. Exploration of personal and professional beliefs, values, roles and norms of culturally different clients and the use of culture in formulating appropriate intervention.