LAKERS TOGETHER: Grand Valley is preparing for successful learning experiences when classes resume on Aug. 31. Learn more about the plan for fall in this handbook.
The focus of this course is on the unique culture(s) within the United States and taught using a service-learning approach. Students explore the themes of social welfare development, social services, politics, policies, and the history of the assigned culture. The course includes a two or three-week experiential learning component in a specific location in the United States. The advanced practice social worker will recognize the interconnectedness between social work, social justice, and civic/global responsibility. Offered spring/summer semester. Prerequisites: SW 610 and permission of instructor.