Social Work

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SWK 395
Title Social Work and the Elderly
Credits 3.0


This course examines the status of the elderly and the special problems they confront in our society. It focuses on social agencies and other service resources for the elderly and analyzes those policies which most affect their lives. Students are encouraged to develop sensitivity to factors involved in the aging process and to develop the attitudinal self-awareness necessary for empowering elderly clients. Three lecture hours per week.