Apr 19, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2016 - 2017 
Undergraduate Catalog 2016 - 2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SWK 357 - Social Work Values and Ethics

[3 credit(s)]
This course focuses on the foundations for ethical reasoning in practice, utilizing social work values, codes of ethics, and philosophic ethics. Case material that includes controversial issues in social work ethics, values and obligations are utilized. The distinction and relationship between practice competence and ethical competence in the profession is examined. Students learn how discipline-specific perspectives and practices interact to shape the ethical and moral issues in practice, and how to identify and respond to ethical issues that arise with diverse populations in a variety of practice settings, including health, mental health, corrections, family and child welfare.

Semesters Offered: Every Spring

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