Social Work Program adds new special topics course

A new special topics course has been added to the Social Work Course Program Schedule.  The Marygrove College Social Work Department will be presenting its second section of “Working with LGBT Individuals and Communities,” (SW 200-01 — Special Topics) and it promises to be an interesting and popular course!

Working with LGBT Individuals and Communities
Description:  This 2-credit course is designed to enhance your professional competence in working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals and communities. Course content explores social work practice at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels and across social, political, and economic realms. Take this course and raise your awareness of personal, interpersonal, and institutional values and beliefs, and learn how biases may manifest as prejudice, discrimination, and oppression.

The National Association of Social Workers’ (NASW) Code of Ethics will guide discussions around viewing sexual orientation through a professional lens.

Instructed by Kalimah Johnson, Asst. Prof., Social Work Department, the course will meet on Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:40 a.m. in MC 327. Capacity is for 18 students, so get registered, while there’s still time!

To enroll in this course, contact the Enrollment Center toll free at (866) 903-3033.
For more information about this course, contact Kalimah Johnson at (313) 927-1484.

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