SOCW-5210 : Ethical Professional Formation

Social Work | College of Arts and Sciences | GR

  • LSAP Goal 2 Response to the Cry of the Poor
  • LSAP Goal 7 Community Resilience and Empowerment
  • 3 Good Health and Well Being
  • 10 Reduced Inequalities
  • 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • 16 Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

About this Course

This course focuses on personal and professional development toward social work practice for social justice and complements the rest of the social work graduate curriculum by locating the self in a professional and political context. The purpose of this course is to enable students to articulate a personal-professional stance toward social work practice for social justice. This course aims to help students develop critical understanding of major theories of justice as well as the competencies of critical self-reflection, multicultural values and ethics, knowledge, awareness and skills in a variety of ways that they can act against manifestations of social injustices and promote greater diversity and justice. Required.