2009-10 Catalog 
    
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2009-10 Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SWK 232 - At-Risk Populations and Social Justice

(4 credits)
Examines theoretical foundations for understanding dynamics of social inequity, privilege, and oppression; focus on diversity and on populations at risk due to racism, sexism and classism; self-assessment of students’ racial and cultural heritage as it shapes their attitudes and biases toward different cultural and racial groups; emphasis on helping students become culturally competent social workers who are grounded in their faith and who identify with the profession’s respect for diversity and commitment to social and economic justice. Open to non-majors.

Note: Transfer credits will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis. No academic credit will be granted for social work courses taken in programs which are not accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. No academic credit will be granted, in whole or in part, for life experience or work experience.

Prerequisites: PSY111, SWK231, SOC101, or permission of instructor.