Introduction to Social Work

Introduction to Social Work
Social welfare as a social institution; social work as a profession.
SOC W
200
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
 ProgramsContaining SOC W 200
Course Outcomes

2015 Competency 1 -- Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior

Social workers:

a. Make ethical decisions by applying the standards of the NASW Code of Ethics, relevant laws and regulations, models for ethical decision-making, ethical conduct of research, and additional codes of ethics as appropriate to context.

b. Use reflection and self-regulation to manage personal values and maintain professionalism in practice situations.

2015 Competency 2 -- Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice

Social workers:

a. Apply and communicate understanding of the importance of diversity and difference in shaping life experiences in practice at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels.

2015 Competency 3 -- Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice

Social workers:

a. Apply their understanding of social, economic, and environmental justice to advocate for human rights at the individual and system levels.

2015 Competency 5 -- Engage in Policy Practice

Social workers:

a. Identify social policy at the local, state, and federal level that impacts well-being, service delivery, and access to social services.