University of Manitoba

SWRK 4220 Aboriginal People and Social Work Practice

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An analysis of social work practice and welfare policy from an aboriginal perspective. The course emphasizes the linkage between practice and policy and overlays concepts such as colonization, decolonization, and approaches to practices which include cross culture, structure, and anti-oppression in the context of Aboriginal world views, experience and helping practices. Students may not hold credit for both SWRK 4220 and SWRK 4160 or SWRK 4220 and SWRK 4180. Prerequisites: SWRK 1310, SWRK 2080, SWRK 2090, and SWRK 3140.

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