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Introduction to Social Work (SOC215)

3.0 Semester Hours

Introduction to Social Work examines social work within the context of social welfare service and social welfare policies, including historical origins, conceptual framework, and contemporary issues. An overview of practice methods, research considerations, policy issues, and social work values and ethics are studied. Emphasis is on the role of social work with diverse and at-risk groupings in America that face societal challenges.

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