Social Work Practice: Advocating Social Justice and Change

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Social Work Practice: Advocating Social Justice and Change

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Social Work Practice: Advocating Social Justice and Change
The course Social Work Practice: Advocating Social Justice and Change is an online class provided by The University of Michigan through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn the values, techniques, and themes social workers use to help others as well as strategies for addressing social justice challenges.
Course description
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.

Prerequisites & Facts

Social Work Practice: Advocating Social Justice and Change

Course Topic

Health and Safety, Social Sciences

University, College, Institution

The University of Michigan

Course Skill Level

Introductory

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Social Work Practice: Advocating Social Justice and Change

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / The University of Michigan you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (49.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: The University of Michigan
Topic: Health and Safety, Social Sciences
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