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SCWK 7797 Frameworks and Tools for Global Practice (Summer: 3 )


Course Description

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.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: SCWK7762 and SCWK8800

Cross listed with:

Comments: Required for, and restricted to, Global Practice Field-of-Practice Concentration


Last Updated: 03-Feb-15