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SWK 2207 Anti-Oppressive Social Work

Learn skills to be effective with multicultural clients. Develop an understanding of theories, which will enhance competence in terms of behaviors, attitudes and policies that come together to assist professionals to work effectively in cross-cultural situations. Strong emphasis on self-awareness of personal cultural values and beliefs to increase appreciation of multicultural identities.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate ability to align social work standards for cultural competence to own values.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of diverse groups in the United States.
  • Describe history and social location of diverse groups and understand past and present forms of oppression and discrimination that impact ability to meet basic needs and quality of life.
  • Articulate importance of cultural competence within the profession and be self-aware of level of competence and areas that need continued improvement.
  • Discuss and articulate strategies for advocacy to advance social and economic justice and evaluate the effectiveness of using these strategies.
  • Demonstrate writing and oral skills commensurate to the practice of social work.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Social Work
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 12, Rm 361
Faculty: McDermott
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 14
Meets: TTH from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 14
Meets: TTH from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 100
Virtual Learning
Online Learning with Meeting Times
Online
Faculty: Low
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Course meets online during scheduled days and times, with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet online. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 1
Meets: W from 5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: VY0
Open Seats: 1
Meets: W from
5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: VY0
Face to Face
Other Off Campus Location
Warren Correctional Institution
Faculty: Speakes-Hall
Term: Spring 2024
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. Two or more courses taken together with shared content. Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Open Seats: 25
Meets: M from 5:30PM to 8:10PM
Section: 603
Open Seats: 25
Meets: M from
5:30PM to 8:10PM
Section: 603