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SWK 2207 Cultural Competence in a Diverse World

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
  • 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.
  • 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.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Social Work
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: McDermott
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 13
Meets: TH from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: Y00
Open Seats: 13
Meets: TH from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: Y00
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Wolfe
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 15
Meets: T from 5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: Y01
Open Seats: 15
Meets: T from
5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: Y01
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Wolfe
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 13
Meets: W from 5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: Y02
Open Seats: 13
Meets: W from
5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: Y02
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Location to be announced
Faculty: Liette
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Note: Blended Modality
Open Seats: 29
Section: 602
Open Seats: 29
Section: 602
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Location to be announced
Faculty: Liette
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Note: Blended Modality
Open Seats: 21
Section: 605
Open Seats: 21
Section: 605