ZL003 | COL | Lesley University Social Work Program

Course Description

Social workers demonstrate several core competencies, including the use of critical thinking to understand the role of diversity in the human experience, the role of the environment in shaping human behavior, and the dimensions of ethical practice. This course will explore the knowledge, values and skills that provide the basis for understanding and/or working in the field of social work. Through course readings, case studies, experiential activities, and guest speakers, we will examine the roles that social workers play in providing a range of services to a variety of populations. We will also examine the systemic issues that social workers address as well as a variety of modes of intervention.

Some of the Social Work  Program classes that CRLS Students may take are;

CSWRK 2101 Intro to Social Work

CANTH 1101 Cultural Anthropology

CPSYC 1401 Lifespan Development


Department: Early College
Grade Level:10, 11, 12
Credits: 20.0
Alternate Credits:
Class Type: Elective
Pre/Co-Requisites: None

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Dates & Announcements
Class of 2024 Course Requesting Begins 2/27/2023 Ends 3/5/23