Introduction to Social Work
The basics of the social work profession: the definition of social work, the Core Tenants of social work (person in environment, systems perspective, self-determination, self-care, evidence-based practice, case management, multidisciplinary approach, strengths-based practice, social justice lens, and macro or political), and social work organizations (NASW, CSWE).
Values & Ethics
Description of the six core values of social work (service, social justice, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence). Descriptions of the Code of Ethics, ethical standards, and ethical dilemmas that are commonly encountered in the social work profession.