BHHS - Introduction to Social Work - 00210813

Description: This course will orient the student to the field of social work. An understanding of people as individuals and members of groups and communities using the Person-In Environment (PIE) approach will be introduced. Generic roles emphasizing change and responsibility are explored and identified. Major topics include: history of social work, professional value assumptions, nature of social work relationship, and social work settings: casework, family and group work, advocacy, public and social welfare administration, and community development. The history of the profession, including influential social workers and the social conditions which lead to early social work movements, will be covered. Students will identify and practice the skills necessary for generalist social work practice. (Prerequisites: BHHS 1010) (3 credits lecture/0 credits lab)

Credits: 3.00

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