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SOCWK 5010 Human Behavior in Social Environment

3 hours


In this generalist course, students will synthesize and examine the body of knowledge concerning how the individual, group, family, and community systems interrelate with each other and the larger social context from the lifespan stages from birth through adolescence, adulthood, aging and death. Content will be drawn from the biological, psychological, sociological, eco-political and cultural environmental systems. Students will learn key skills in assessing strengths and needs, as well as the importance of professional ethics in the assessment process.