Diverse Issues in Social Work

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Spring 2018
Credits per quarter

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Taught by

Andrea Seabert
social work

This social work course examines current public issues and societal responses that impact various demographic groups. Homelessness, suicide, sexual assault, and chronic disease are topics that may be explored through a group project that examines the issues from micro and macro angles. Coursework will study the role, function, and effects of oppression in society as it relates to economic and social justice. Through exploration of personal identities, students will have an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of how social work with diverse populations may be enhanced or hindered.

This class is designed for junior and senior level students interested in psychology, social work, and human services.

Fields of study: 

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in: Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Health Care, or Human Services

Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.

Scheduled for: Evening

Located in: Olympia

Final schedule and room assignment:


Advertised schedule:

Thu 5:30-9:30pm + Saturday Field Trip April 14 (required)

2018-03-06Schedule change: Required field trip Saturday April 14 added
2018-02-13New course added for Spring quarter