2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
    Jul 15, 2020  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOCW 8116 - History and Development of Social Work


(5 cr.) This course is designed to provide a doctoral foundation in the history and philosophy of clinical social work and social welfare. Students can explore the strengths and weaknesses of the social work delivery systems. They can review the origins of the profession as well as its various responses to the changing needs of society. Students can begin to develop their identities as leaders, researchers, and best-practices informants in the area of social work through critical literature reviews related to research, policy, and practice; discussions about social work and contemporary society; and course assignments. Students in this course also focus on the competencies and ethics of social work and social welfare professionals.



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