Social Work

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Graduate Course Details
Number SWK 835R
Title Social Work and the Law
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites Admission to the MSW Program or permission of the Instructor and MSW Program Coordinator
Summer 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
91 1689 5/23/16 - 5/27/16 MTWRF 9:00am - 12:30pm LAFAYETTE (102) Robert K McAndrews
5/31/16 - 6/3/16 TWRF 9:00am - 12:30pm LAFAYETTE (102)
6/6/16 - 6/6/16 M 9:00am - 12:30pm LAFAYETTE (102)


This course provides a basic understanding of the roles of the different branches of government in making and interpreting law. The role of the courts and their importance in substantive areas of social work practice are examined. The role of social workers in the legal system is studied.