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Introduction to Social Work

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This course introduces students to the profession of social work and the United States social welfare system.  Students learn about the values and ethics of the social work profession and its advocacy for change in social, economic, political, historical, and cultural injustices. The history, mission, and philosophy of the social work profession, with an emphasis on the generalist method of social work practice, are covered. Students explore social work as a career path through completion of 20 hours of service learning in a local social service agency.

Contact Information
141 Johnson Hall
(919) 760-8593