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Introduction to Social Work Practice

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SW590, Section 026

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.

Semester: Fall 2021
Instructor: Barbara S. Hiltz
U-M Class #: 34386
Program Type: Online
Format: Online
Credits: 1 Credit Hours

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