SW 472 Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice 4 cr.  (4-0-0)

This course looks at the impact of power and privilege in our society and teaches students to use their knowledge, awareness, and skills to engage in anti-oppressive practice. This course emphasizes how diversity and intersectionality shape human experiences and identity development and affect equity and inclusion. Students will learn to demonstrate anti-racist and anti-oppressive social work practice at the individual, family, group, organizational, and community levels. Students will learn to demonstrate cultural humility by applying critical reflection, self-awareness, and self-regulation to manage the influence of bias, power, privilege, and values in working with clients and constituencies.