Social Work (SW)

SW 1010. Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare. 3 Hours.

An introduction to the history and development of professional social work including basic principles and values, areas of practice, and work opportunities, including examination of the theoretical foundations for work with organizations, groups, and individuals, with an emphasis on each student's exploration of the values and belief systems that would affect their practice in the field. **COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLOs) At the successful conclusion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Articulate different models of research used in the field of social work. 2. Evaluate scientific literature relating to social work. 3. Explore multicultural issues related to the field of social work. FA.