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    Appalachian State University
  Jan 18, 2018
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

S W 5005 - Foundations of Social Work Practice (3)

When Offered: Fall
This course is an introduction to MSW-level professional social work. It provides a comprehensive overview of the social, political and economic contexts that led to the emergence of the profession of Social Work, areas of social work practice and service delivery systems, and professional ethics and values. This class examines both personal and professional issues related to social work practice with a focus on sensitivity to, understanding of, and appreciation for diverse cultural backgrounds.