Legal and Social Justice Skills for Social Workers

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Focuses on the development of legal skills in an anti-oppressive framework. Emphasizes a critical analysis of the skills necessary to practice in statutory settings such as child welfare, and may include dispute resolution, advocacy, mediation, investigation, evidence-giving and report writing.


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


  • SOCW 350A; and
  • 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.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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