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SW 345. Cross-Cultural Social Work Practice

Credits: 3
Department: Social Work
Description: Marginalized populations within a diversity sensitive social work practice model.
Prerequisites: SW 195, SW 216, BIOL 103, HURL 201, HURL 206, PSY 240 or CEEP 262, SOC 160, STAT 193.
Corequisites: SW 330, SW 340
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Recognize the extent to which a culture's structures and values may oppress, marginalize, alienate, create or enhance privilege and power.
2. Gain sufficient self-awareness to eliminate the influence of personal biases and values in working with diverse groups.
3. Recognize and communicate their understanding of the importance of difference in shaping life experiences.
4. View themselves as learners and engage those with whom they work as informants.
5. Select appropriate intervention strategies.

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