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Type D: Health and Behavioural Sciences - Social Work Practice and Indigenous Peoples

Social Work 4411 Social Work Practice and Indigenous Peoples
Designed to promote an awareness, understanding, and appreciation for Indigenous peoples. Emphasis will be on culture, values, beliefs, and appropriate intervention strategies for social workers in terms of knowledge, skills, and methods. Issues of social policy, programs and services, and the practice of social work in Indigenous communities will be explored. Indigenous involvement, participation, and culture are important dimensions to this course.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Indigenous Learning 4411
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Social Work 3411/Indigenous Learning 3411 may not take Social Work 4411/Indigenous Learning 4411 for credit. Note: Students completing this course will have fulfilled the Indigenous Content Requirement for Social Work. May only be taken by students enrolled in the 3rd or 4th year of the Social Work or Indigenous Learning programs or students in the One Year Social Work program A 3rd or 4th year student wishing to use Social Work 4411 as fulfilling their Indigenous content requirement can apply to the course subject to enrollment caps
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content