Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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SWO 201 - Introduction to Social Work


This course is an introduction to the profession of social work. Students are introduced to the core values of social work and the code of ethics that emanates from those values. Oppression and social justice are central themes of this course. The practice of social work is considered from the perspective of a collaborative strengths-based model working with complex social service systems. The course familiarizes students with various roles, functions, and tasks that social workers perform in a variety of settings. It acquaints students with the primary skills and practices of professional social work. Taking this course will help students make a more informed decision about social work as a career.

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Credits: 3

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Course Type: Social Work



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