Social Work Practice: Advocating Social Justice and Change

Payment
Обучение бесплатное
Certificate
Сертификация платная
Duration
1 час курса
О курсе

In this social science course, you will learn how social workers in the United States engage in creating change and supporting the resilience of individuals, families and communities in this new era.

Learners will have an opportunity to explore the social work profession, the different roles of social workers in a range of settings, the cross cutting themes that guide social work practice, the history of social work, and current challenges.

Using a social justice lens, learners will reflect on current challenges facing the lives of individuals, families and communities and examine ways to advocate for needed changes.

This course is part of the Social Work: Practice, Policy and Research MicroMasters Program offered by MichiganX.

Программа
Social Work Practice: Advocating Social Justice and Change
Learn the values, techniques, and themes social workers use to help others as well as strategies for addressing social justice challenges.
Что Вы изучите?
  • Core values and perspectives of the social work profession
  • Key roles social workers perform across system levels
  • The role of social work within US society and as part of inter-professional practice
  • How to apply integrative themes using a social justice lens across a range of settings where social workers engage in change efforts
  • Strategies social workers use to effectively address issues across systems and levels
  • Strategies to advocate for needed changes
Лекторы
Mary Ruffolo
Mary Ruffolo
Professor, School of Social Work University of Michigan
Mary is a Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Michigan. She received her MSW from the University of Illinois and her Ph.D. from Ohio State University in Social Welfare.
Barbara Hiltz
Barbara Hiltz
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Social Work University of Michigan
Barbara Hiltz is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work. She received her MSW from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Katie Richards-Schuster
Katie Richards-Schuster
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work University of Michigan
Katie is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work. She received her MA from the University of Chicago, and her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in Social Work and Sociology.
Платформа
EdX
Эта платформа предоставляет все курсы бесплатно. Авторами выступают топовые университеты и корпорации, которые стараются удерживать стандарты качества. За несоблюдение дедлайнов, невыполнение домашнего задания студенты теряют баллы. Как и в других платформах, лекционные видео чередуются с практическими заданиями. Обучение проводится на английском, китайском, испанском, французском и хинди.
Social Work Practice: Advocating Social Justice and Change