Social Work

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SWK 101
Title The Profession of Social Work
Credits 3.0
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 3098 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 8:00am - 9:15am LAFAYETTE (102) Sharon Thomas
02 3099 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 9:25am - 10:40am LAFAYETTE (102) Jibril Solomon
03 3100 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 10:50am - 12:05pm LAFAYETTE (105) Lisa M Johnson
04 3101 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 1:40pm - 2:55pm LAFAYETTE (102) Felix Amato
05 3102 9/12/16 - 12/22/16 M 4:30pm - 6:50pm LAFAYETTE (102) Lisa Masciulli
S1 3111 9/12/16 - 12/22/16 M 4:30pm - 6:50pm LAFAYETTE (102) Lisa Masciulli

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.