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SWK 689: Social Work Practice with Military Service Personnel, Families, and Communities.

3 credits, 3 hours. Social work practice with active duty military personnel, veterans, their families, and communities. This course will examine the unique challenges and opportunities for the social work profession in providing services and promoting policies reflecting social justice in the military and after discharge. Exploration of the rich historical relationship between military service, the understanding of relevant psychiatric diagnosis, the emergence of social welfare policies, and the development of social work as a profession.

Last modified: 3/11/2014