SW 897 (1ON) - Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare

Spc Top/Int'l Social Work

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Social Work
Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 3.0
Term: January 2021 - January Term - online (12/28/2020 - 01/22/2021)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 30147
Seminar for graduate students. Topics may include: A) Drugs and Chemical Dependency; B) Intimate Partner Violence C) Social Action in Education Settings D) Social Action in the Dominican Republic. May be repeated for different topics. Special fee.
Only listed majors in section: SOCIAL WORK, SOCIAL WORK ADV, SOCIAL WORK MCH, SOCIAL WORK OL, SOCIAL WRK AD O
Instructors: Stephanie Nti

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.  This course is a 3 credit course.

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.