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

Description

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.