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Critical Social Work Foundations
An introduction to the history, knowledge and values of social work and social welfare, including the roles and functions of social workers within organizational settings. Emphasis is placed on reflectivity and social work ethics as important guides for practice. Drawing on critical and anti-oppressive perspectives, students will develop beginning analytical skills in understanding social work, an introduction to the challenges of contemporary power dynamics and the promotion of social justice.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Available only to Social Work students.