SWL136 - Introduction To Social Problems and Issues - 42 Hours
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Introduction To Social Problems and Issues - 42 Hours
This subject will provide an introduction to some of the major social problems in Canadian society as well as examining some global issues. Theoretical concepts will be used in understanding and analyzing these problems. The course is designed to challenge students to question the ways in which the world around them operates.
One Credit in the Social Service Worker Diploma
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Identify basic social issues facing Canadian society.
2. Demonstrate comprehension of 3 major theoretical perspectives as a framework in which to understand social problems/issues.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of how media presentation of social problems helps to shape perceptions
4. Demonstrate the ability to analyze social issues, including the identification of relevant parties, role playing, understanding possible causes and solutions.
5. Identify one,s own biases when considering a specific social issue.
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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