SW 797 Frameworks and Tools for Global Practice (Summer: 3)

Prerequisite: SW 762 and SW 800
Required for, and restricted to, Global Practice Field-of-Practice Concentration
An advanced course that prepares students for effective practice in a global context and covers three broad areas: a framework for the rights-based perspective; rights-based programming with reference to vulnerable groups; and building sustainable systems. Students will be exposed to ┐rights-based approaches┐ to social work practice mainly in countries of the global south. Areas of focus include working with vulnerable populations such as children in a variety of settings, gender issues, migration as well as working with various NGOs, governmental and United Nations systems. Emphasis will be placed on working with diverse client populations in each practice setting.
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