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SWK 605 Ethics and Diversity
3 credits; 3 hours
Explores social work ethics and diversity. This course is directed to social work ethics addressing the moral quality of societal arrangements and the values and ethical principles that guide social policies that deal with the ethical obligations of society. Students will examine their self-identity, cultural and social patterns, and ideas regarding justice, oppression and privilege. The student will develop the analytical and critical skills necessary to assist clients with equal access to services within organizations and institutions. Particular focus is on institutional racism, sexism, homophobia/heterosexism, poverty, and other oppressive constructs.
Prerequisite: Admission to the MSW program.
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