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Social Work Foundations - An Introduction to Social Work


Course Description

This is the introductory course in social work. The history of social work and its evolution as a profession are discussed as background to understanding current roles and social work practice. Students' beliefs and values and their relationship to the profession are examined. The course introduces students to concepts of social policy, political structures, social issues, and practice with diverse client groups. It introduces the overarching concepts of multicultural practice from an anti-oppressive framework.

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