Course Description for Social Work with Diverse Groups
Social Work with Diverse Groups
Description: This course examines forces leading to individual prejudice and institutional oppression. The course will also explore issues of power, inequality, privilege, and resulting oppression. Students will learn about diverse groups in the community and reflect on working with such groups in social work practice. Mastery of course content will provide students with an understanding of and appreciation for diversity in self and others as well as a general knowledge of social work strategies to alleviate oppression.