SWK 200 - Social Welfare and Social Services in America

Addresses the social structures, policies, values, tensions, and collaborations associated with social work practice. Knowledge regarding the relationships between institutions, context, interactions, and activities of social workers is presented for a range of practice settings. Particular attention is paid to the tensions and competing interests between social services and social change. The course includes 30 hours of community service in a social service organization. Required for social work majors and an elective for others who think they might be interested in a career in the helping professions.

Special Information: 30 hours of community service in a social service organization.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2017