Credits: 3 credits
Students explore the profession of social work through an examination of the history, philosophical foundation, and contemporary theoretical perspectives. Topics include an overview of social work theories, roles, and practice models, including the relevant Codes of Ethics and Practice Standards, as they apply to individuals, families and communities. A primary focus of the course is understanding individuals, families and communities using a social justice perspective which examines the social structures that influence people's lives, and lead to various sources and forms of oppression and marginalization in Canadian society.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Human Service Diploma Program or permission of the Program Coordinator
Note: Students cannot get credit for more than one of HUMS 2060, HUMS 2061, SOCW 2060 or SOCW 2061
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