SW 797 (1ON) - Special Topics in Social Welfare

Spc Top/Int'l Social Work

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Social Work
Online Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: January 2021 - January Term - online (12/28/2020 - 01/22/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 30146
Seminar for advanced majors cross-listed with SW 897. Topics may include: alcohol and alcoholism, drugs and chemical dependency, income maintenance, health care, child welfare, aging, mental health, or developmental disabilities or study travel experiences. May be repeated for different topics. Prereq: permission.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
Only listed colleges in section: Liberal Arts, Health & Human Services
Only listed classes in section: Junior, Senior
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
12/28/2020 1/22/2021 Hours Arranged ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

Special Topics/International Social Work.

This course is designed to introduce students to International Social Work. It will provide an opportunity to learn about and recognize the impact of globalization on many issues with which the profession is concerned: climate change, human rights, the status of women, racism, development, aging populations, family breakdown, transnationalism, child abuse and neglect, education, and poverty. Students will gain knowledge about the relationship between domestic and international social welfare issues. The course is an elective for Social Work students and is recommended for all students interested in or considering a career in international work in human services or related fields.  

Week 1:  Monday December 28, 2020

Week 2:  Monday January 4, 2021

Week 3:  Monday January11, 2021

Week 4:  Monday January 18, 2021

Zoom calls are scheduled for 1 hour to 1.5 hours and start at 7:30pm EST.