Author:
Open for Antiracism Program (OFAR)
Subject:
Social Science, Social Work
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment, Reading, Syllabus
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Tags:
  • Antiracism
  • Human Services
  • Open Pedagogy
  • Social Work
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Downloadable docs

    SWHS 300: Introduction to Social Work/Human Services

    Overview

    This course provides an overview of social service agencies, social work, and human services. Students will understand the historical and current delivery of social services by exploring problems of living such as poverty, substance abuse, and mental health. Emphasis is on the knowledge and tasks used by skilled, ethical, and culturally responsive social service workers. Students will have the opportunity to analyze the structure a social service agency, create a career plan, and develop the identity of a social work/human services professional. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 300.

    Syllabus, Sample Assignment, and Reading List

    This course provides an overview of social service agencies, social work, and human services. Students will understand the historical and current delivery of social services by exploring problems of living such as poverty, substance abuse, and mental health. Emphasis is on the knowledge and tasks used by skilled, ethical, and culturally responsive social service workers. Students will have the opportunity to analyze the structure a social service agency, create a career plan, and develop the identity of a social work/human services professional. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 300.