Apr 06, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog
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SWK 524 - Social Work Practice and Cultural Diversity


This course is offered as a requirement in the foundation year of the curriculum and provides preparation for the student to engage in sensitive, culturally competent, cross-cultural and cross-ethnic social work practice. The course focuses on the processes of privilege and oppression in society, and the experiences, needs, and responses of people of who have been subjected to institutionalized forms of oppression because of their particular collective characteristics. Social work theory, knowledge, and practice skills are emphasized in order to guide culturally competent interventions aimed at addressing the needs of diverse groups. Both cognitive and affective processes are stressed throughout the course. In addition to MSW students, course may also be open to students in CAT and HESAA graduate programs.

Prerequisites & Notes
In addition to MSW students, course may also be open to students in CAT and HESAA graduate programs. Term offering cycle: Fall and Spring. Typical yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 3



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