2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SWRK 613 - Multicultural Practice with Diverse Populations

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

This course promotes understanding, affirmation and respect for individuals from diverse backgrounds. Students learn to recognize diversity within and between groups and gain understanding on how diversity may influence assessment, planning, intervention, treatment, and research. Students develop skills in defining, designing, and implementing strategies for effective practice with individuals from diverse backgrounds with respect to race, class, gender, color, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, and equality. The course integrates knowledge of cultures with particular emphasis on rural, urban, and military communities. Students analyze their own abilities to function as effective social work professionals in working with diverse populations. Attention is given to oppressed populations and social and economic injustice. Strategies for combating discrimination, oppression, and economic deprivation are addressed.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work

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