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SCWK 270 - Social Work Issues of Diversity and Oppression

(3 credits)
This course introduces students to the life-long learning process of (1) addressing issues of power and privilege and (2) developing culturally competent social work practice. Students will explore issues related to working with diverse groups of people locally and globally with regards to gender, ethnicity, race, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic level, ability status, age and faith. Emphasis will be placed on defining and developing skills for culturally competent social work generalist practice through students’ self-reflection, experiential learning, and critical analysis of social inequalities. This course aims to ground students in a strengths based/empowerment model and to support students in their work towards a more socially just world. (CMCL; CSOC)