SOCW 350A

Social Work, Social Justice and the Law

Units: 1.5

Hours: 1.5-1.5

Provides an overview of critical perspectives on social justice, law, the legal system, and the legal processes that impact on social work practice. Students will critically examine and self-reflect on the interplay between marginalization and structural inequalities and law. Areas examined may include child welfare, mental health, human rights, youth justice, poverty and restorative practices.

Notes:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of SOCW 350A, SOCW 350, CYC 350A.
  • Students not majoring in Social Work but in their third- or fourth year may request permission to register in the course.

Prerequisites:

  • Admission to Bachelor of Social Work program; or
  • permission of the school.

Undergraduate course in Social Work offered by the School of Social Work in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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