This course is designed to introduce students to the practice of social work considering the ideological and historical influences which have shaped social work in Canada. The value, knowledge and skill foundations to this challenging profession are investigated. Further, it explores the roles of social workers and their methods of intervention based on several practice frameworks, including systems, strengths perspectives, structural, feminist and Aboriginal approaches. Throughout the course, the present trends and directions of the profession and field are discussed.
- Teacher: Leanna Kozak