SWP 928 International Social Work

This course provides students with knowledge of social work practice in an international context with a focus on developing countries. The course is framed within the historical and contemporary social/political/cultural realities that impact social work and community work in developing countries. Consequently, concepts such as colonialism, globalization, wars, genocide and other forms of structural and systemic oppressions will be introduced as a means of understanding the complexities and challenges in international social work. Lect: 3 hrs. Prerequisites: (SWP 302, SWP 331, SWP 335, SWP 341, SWP 402 and SWP 435) or Direct Entry Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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