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2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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SW 613 - Human Rights and Social Work

The course is structured to provide students with a basis for literacy about modern human rights, including core principles, key documents, institutions, and practices. A framework for the analysis of social work/human rights interactions is utilized and systematically applied, including but not limited to the effect of social, political and economic policies, and programs on human rights; health and social consequences of human rights violations; and the inextricable linkage between promoting and protecting mental and physical health, community well-being and family functioning, and promoting and protecting human rights. Prerequisite: SW 610.

Credits: 3

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