Feb 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University 
2023-2024 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University

SLWK 1114 - Introduction to Social Work History, Philosophy and Theory

Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hour(s): 3
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Blended, Lecture, Online
This course provides an introduction to the historical, philosophical, ethical, and theoretical perspectives of social work practice. Factors distinguishing social work practice will be introduced, including social work values, ethics, theories, and models of practice. This course also examines the impact of oppression and marginalization on individuals, children and families, and communities, including the role of social work in contributing to colonization and decolonization in Canada.