Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
SWK 322 Social Work Ethics and Human Rights
3 hours; 3 credits
Explores social work ethics and human rights. The goal of this course is to equip students with the skills they need when facing ethical dilemmas across micro, mezzo, and macro fields of practice. Specific emphasis is placed on values, ethics, and human rights as they are embodied in contemporary practice. This course will be particularly directed to social ethics addressing the moral quality of societal arrangements and the values and ethical principles that guide social policies that deal with ethical obligations of society.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Social Work program
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