Social Work

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SWK 101
Title The Profession of Social Work
Credits 3.0


This course examines the role of the social worker in addressing the needs of individuals, families, groups and communities. Special emphasis is placed on the values and ethics that inform and guide social work practice. Students examine the relationship between situations involving individuals, families, organizations and communities, and the role of the social worker in those situations. The course highlights a variety of community services and specifies how social workers in those settings address human needs.