2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

SWK 265 Understanding Diversity for Social Work Practice

Helps students develop tools for increased understanding of and sensitivity to human diversity and cultures different from their own. Students asked to identify areas where differing customs or values could have impact. Generalist approach to social work practice, which encompasses the ethnic sensitive model for intervention and management of human diversity issues. Includes work with, but is not limited to, populations of people who are oppressed due to racial, cultural, religion, gender or sexual identity or other minority status groups in society.