2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
    
    Dec 09, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOCW 8137 - Contemporary Issues, Social Change, and Social Policy


(5 cr.) How can students prepare for ethical leadership in social work practice, administration, and advocacy? In this course, students can enhance their understanding of the responsibility of social workers in advanced practice to foster social change for their community, clients, and profession through practice, policy, and advocacy. Students can use current research to analyze and evaluate policy and identify how community, national, and international issues affect the social work profession. In addition, students examine opportunities to learn how to influence policy as a response to the changing needs of a diverse population. Students also can gain an understanding of how to ethically initiate advocacy and social change processes.



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