Social Work

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SWK 101
Title The Profession of Social Work
Credits 3.0
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1590 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 WF 9:25am - 10:40am LAFAYETTE (103) Felix Amato
02 3098 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 WF 10:50am - 12:05pm LAFAYETTE (103) Lesley Zaret
03 3099 1/23/17 - 5/8/17 M 4:30pm - 6:50pm LAFAYETTE (102) Sharon Thomas
S1 3100 1/23/17 - 5/8/17 M 4:30pm - 6:50pm LAFAYETTE (102) Sharon Thomas

Description

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.