SWRK 318: HUM BEHAV & THE SOCIAL ENV I

(F) This course will provide students with an in-depth examination of the theoretical perspectives of the social work profession focusing on systems theory, the ecological perspective, the empowerment perspective, strentghs-based perspective, and the resiliency model. Individual growth and development (physical, psychological, social, cultural, and spiritual) across the lifespan will be examined, along with the impact of diversity, such as age, gender, race, culture, upon individual and family functioning. Family will be explored from a functional, structural, and lifespan perspective, as well as the interactional processes and communication patterns within the family. Prerequisite: open to any student with junior standing, or permission of instructor.

Hours
3
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