SOCW 610 - Human Diversity in Social Work Practice
This course provides a broad base of knowledge pertaining to policy and practice with diverse populations regarding age, culture, class, ethnicity, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and international groups. Institutional, historical, and cultural barriers to equality are explored, with their implications for policy and practice within a global context. Micro and macro level implications of strength and resilience and the valuing of diversity will be addressed. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the impact of diversity and equality on human systems and social policy.
Prerequisite(s): admission to the MSW program and completion of the foundation curriculum or advanced standing status.
Term(s) Offered: Summer.
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