WMS 3500 - Foundations for Social Work with Gays and Lesbians

4(4 + 0)

Prerequisite: SWK 1010, SWK 1020 or Permission of instructor

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: WMS or SWK.(SWK 3500)

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