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Summer 2024
Jun 18, 2024
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SOCW 603 - Rural Social Work
Provides instruction to rural communities and explores the ways to serve these communities more effectively from a strengths perspective. Topics will include social, political, economic, and cultural strengths and challenges facing rural communities. Students will explore different theoretical perspectives of rural life, ethical issues, shifting demographics, and various public health challenges for rural communities including addiction, health disparities, family violence, and elders aging in place. Students will be challenged to find innovative solutions and best practices for complex rural problems. Open only to SOCW students or by permission of the advisor or department chairperson.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Independent Study, Study Abroad, Online Fixed Times (Synch), Online (Asynchronous)

Social Work Department

Course Attributes:
STARS: Includes Sustainability

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study (Major, Minor, or Concentration):
      Social Work

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