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|SOCW 300 - Social Work Communication Skills|
This is an introductory course that aims to increase skills and analysis in the diverse cultural settings that are appropriate to social work among Indigenous and remote, northern and rural communities. Learning to recognize the contradictions in people’s experiences and to maximize the possibilities, resources and strengths in their lives are critical aspects of a social worker’s practice. This course emphasizes the integration of interpersonal and analytical skills. Students learn effective helping strategies within a structural framework that acknowledges the influence of class, race and gender in shaping personal and social well-being. This course includes a skills laboratory.
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Audio/Video, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory
Upper Division Course