Foundations for Social Work with Gays and Lesbians   [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
2009-2010 College Catalog
   

SWK 3500 - Foundations for Social Work with Gays and Lesbians

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This course explores concepts and methods useful in assessing and addressing the strengths, status, developmental needs, and social issues of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Relationships to families, groups, organizations, community, and culture are explored and examined. Concepts of diversity and conflicts within this population-at-risk, in both urban and rural settings, will be presented. Issues of empowerment, support, equality, social justice, social policy, and practice will be reviewed and discussed.Credit will be granted for only one prefix: SWK or WMS.(WMS 3500)

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