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Introduction to Social Work Practice

SW590, Section 013

Introduction to Social Work Practice will prepare students to successfully approach both social work education and social work practice. The course will introduce social work students to key social work ideas, values, concepts, and skills, including the code of ethics, social work’s grand challenges and P.O.D.S. (privilege, oppression, diversity and social justice). Students will be oriented to social work education at the University of Michigan, including how professional graduate education may differ from past educational experiences, specialization options available, and the role of lifelong learning. Students will be introduced to a professional portfolio that they will use throughout their time in the program.

Topic Description / Additional Information

Date information is in Wolverine Access.

Semester: Fall 2021
Instructor: Alethia J. Battles
U-M Class #: 30389
Time: Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 2629 SSWB
Program Type: Residential
Format: In-Person
Credits: 1 Credit Hours

Other SW590 Offerings

* The course listings below are provided for reference only. These offerings may be subject to change or cancellation.


Term Section Days Time  
Fall 2021 001 Sa/Su 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM View Course
Fall 2021 002 Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM View Course
Fall 2021 003 Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM View Course
Fall 2021 004 Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM View Course
Fall 2021 005 Wed 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM View Course
Fall 2021 006 Wed 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM View Course
Fall 2021 007 Wed 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM View Course
Fall 2021 008 Wed 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM View Course
Fall 2021 009 Wed 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM View Course
Fall 2021 010 Wed 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM View Course
Fall 2021 011 Thu 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM View Course
Fall 2021 012 Thu 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM View Course
Fall 2021 014 Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM View Course
Fall 2021 015 Fri 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM View Course
Fall 2021 016 Fri 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM View Course
Fall 2021 017 Fri 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM View Course
Fall 2021 018 Fri 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM View Course
Fall 2021 019 Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM View Course
Fall 2021 026 Detail 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM View Course

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