SOWK 100

Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work

Course details

This course introduces students to the practice of social work and social welfare through an Indigenous lens. It examines the history of social work and the evolution of the profession in Canada, paying particular attention to the influence of European worldview upon traditional ways of knowing. Indigenous beliefs in balance, reconciliation, and living a good life are explored in the context of today's world while acknowledging the urgency of healing the intergenerational wounds. 

3 Credits

This course is also featured in the following Yellowhead Tribal College programs.