An Introduction to Social Work Practice
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
An introduction to the practice of social work beginning with a critical examination of the ethics, values and historical development of the profession. Students will become familiar with several critical social theories that inform anti-oppressive social work practice. The relationship between private troubles and public issues as well as the concepts of power, oppression, privilege, identity and social justice will be explored. Emphasis on self reflection which will assist students in examining their identities and their interest, motivation and capacity for social work practice.
Undergraduate course in Social Work offered by the School of Social Work in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.