2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CSWRK 5000 Human Behavior in the Social Environment

This course provides a holistic approach to social work practice that integrates biological, psychological, and socio-cultural frameworks that form the foundation of the Social Work concept of person-in-environment. Theoretical frameworks will be discussed in terms of their application to micro (individual), mezzo (couple, family, and social group), and macro (communities, social policies, and social-cultural factors) practice to promote resilience and critically assessed for their influence on social work practice in the context of social identities.