Dec 07, 2021  
2021 Siena Heights University Catalog 
    
2021 Siena Heights University Catalog
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SWK 111 Introduction To Social Work And Social Welfare


3 credit hours

This course introduces students to the profession of social work and the generalist social work perspective. It is divided up into two sections which includes an overview of the social work profession, social welfare, and social problems followed by an overview of how social workers respond to social problems. The course will begin by examining the profession of social work, its value base, skills required, settings and fields of practice, and societal role. Major social problems, philosophies of social welfare provision, program and policy initiatives, and the response of social work as a profession are addressed.

Prerequisite: None
Course is Offered: FA and WI Every Year



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