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2018-2019 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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SW 631 - Social Work: U.S. Community-Based Service Learning

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.

Credits: 3

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