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Undergraduate Foundation Topics in Social Work and Social Change

SW300, Section 001

This course is taught by various faculty. Each version of the course has its own subtitle, some being offered one time only while others are repeated. These courses are open to undergraduates at all levels. Some topics may be closed to CASC students. If you have questions about a course, please contact the CASC office at

Topic Description / Additional Information

This course examines community-based action through a social justice education framework. Students engage in structured discussion and dialogue on topics such as social identity, multilevel social change, leadership development, self-care, and social action as components of community practice. The course is composed of four phases of learning including (1) social identity reflection, (2) understanding social inequity, (3) social work framework for community practice, and (4) leadership development and action planning.  The course will equip students with the tools to identify social justice connections on campus and will help students develop an understanding of their role as agents of change on campus and in society.

Semester: Winter 2018
Instructor: Amber Williams
Topic: Understanding Community Action and Social Change: A Social Justice Minicourse
U-M Class #: 26419
Time: Sa/Su February 10 & 11 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: B798 SSWB
Program Type: Residential
Credits: 1 Credit Hours

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