This course is an exploration of social work from an ecological and social systems perspective to understand family, group, organization, and community systems. As a class group, students complete 15 hours of service learning at a local human services agency. Special attention is given to the impact of human diversity, discrimination, and oppression in the contexts of families, groups, organizations, and community on individuals? and systems? abilities to reach or maintain optimal health, well being, functioning, and change.Prerequisites: SWK 3050 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I or permission of the instructor.General Education: CIV: Social Justice