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Social Work (SOWK)

School of Social Work
Faculty of Public Affairs

SOWK 1000 [1.0 credit]

Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare

Social work practice, principles and knowledge base, current social problems and related fields of practice. Analysis of the relationship between social welfare and Canadian society, and the interrelationship among social work practice, societal change, social problems and social programs.
Lecture three hours a week.

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