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Graduate Social Work

2017 Fall Term

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4 Units

HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT I

Social Work 511

This course is designed to provide students with an advanced understanding of the processes of bio-psycho and socio-cultural development from infancy to olde radults. Material is also presented on the social systems (families, groups, organizations, and communities) in which individuals live.


3 Units

RACE/ETHNICITY/SOCIAL JUSTICE: ISSUES FOR HELPING PROFESSIONALS

Social Work 580

The course is designed to help students develop a greater understanding of the influence of one's race and ethnicity on the ways individuals perceive the world and the ways they are treated by others and by society. Within the framework of the helping professions, students will have the opportunity to examine their attitudes toward members of racial and ethnic minorities, develop ways to learn about the participation in and treatment of racial and ethnic minority groups in work, education, and social services, and examine ways to affect one's own attitudes and society to achieve social justice.


4 Units

SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH

Social Work 602

This course introduces students to the research process. A major focus of this course is the integration of research and practice. Students will learn to use research evidence to inform practice and advocacy, and use practice-based experiences to infrom scienetific inquiry. Students will also learn basic quantitative skills.


3 Units

SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY

Social Work 662

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge about the process of social welfare policy formulation and implementation and with policy analysis skills. The effects of social welfare policies and organizations on both clients (especially the poor and minorities) and on social workers will be emphasized.

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