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Social Work

SOWK 100 - Introduction to Social Work (3 credits)

This course provides an introduction and overview of the profession of social work. Students will be introduced to the terms, concepts, people and critical events that shaped the profession. Emphasis is on the structure and functions of the social welfare delivery system. The course focuses on the values, ethics, and methods of generalist social work practice with an emphasis on diversity. Students will learn about basic social welfare policies, community agencies, and at-risk populations Additional topics that will be covered include: the role of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) in maintaining and strengthening social work education and profession standards; the importance of human service agencies in fostering and not diminishing the quality of services; and developing an understanding of social justice.

1 session(s) offered.

Longview

Class # 15510Instructor: Gerald Palmer Session: Meets 1st 8 weeks
LectureTime: 6:00P- 8:45PDays: TRLocation: LA 208Dates: 01/16/18-03/09/18
NotesClass meets 1st 8 weeks: 1/16 - 3/8 includes final exam.

Fees*No additional fees for this course.
EnrollmentTo enroll, you'll need the class # (e.g. 46421) for each of your selected classes.
TextbooksTo find textbooks, required for your class, you'll need to know the class#, campus and term.
Support ServicesStudents with documented disabilities may request assistance at Disability Support Services offices.

* Fees may change on a per semester basis; refer to the Course Fee Summary for more info:
Course Fee Summary: Spring 2017 - Summer 2017 - Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

The purpose of this schedule is to provide information. It does not constitute a contract. Classes may be added, combined or cancelled and instructors may be changed at the discretion of Metropolitan Community College.

Last Modified: 10/26/15