Social Work and the Law   [Archived Catalog]
2022-2023 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Spring Addendum

LAW 8202S - Social Work and the Law

Whether navigating the juvenile justice, immigration, or welfare systems, social workers and their clients confront critical legal issues every day. This course will introduce students to the often-invisible complex system of laws and procedures that shape and impact social work practice and the clients that social workers serve. Students will gain an increased understanding of the purpose and scope of the law so that they are better able to identify issues, to make informed decisions, and to act.
Units: 3
Grading: Letter Grade