This course focuses on the development of social work values, knowledge and skills in generalist social work practice with individuals and families. An ecological systems perspective is used to explore issues of diversity, discrimination, oppression and privilege in relation to assessment, problem-solving, intervention and evaluation in practice. Through 25 hours of community engagement in which they work closely with individuals, families and/or small groups, students identify and reflect on their strengths and challenge areas in relation to interpersonal, micro practice skills, knowledge and values. General Education: Service Learning.

Prerequisites: Formal declaration of the Social Work major, junior standing; and SWK 2010, SWK 2020, SWK 2100, SWK 3050 Corequisites: SWK 3060