Apr 13, 2021  
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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WMS 301 - Current Issues

1 semester, 3 credits-

Offers an in-depth examination of specific contemporary problems, their scope, policy implications, practice issues, and the role of social work in addressing these. Recent offerings include Violence Against Women (examines the problem of violence against women as a major social problem which warrants an organized societal response); International Human Services (explores the international sociopolitical and global economic contexts for the delivery of human services); Substance Abuse (examines the legal and illegal drugs of abuse, neuroscience of addiction, and treatment modalities); HIV-AIDS in the 21st century (introduces a conceptual framework for understanding the medical, scientific, political, legal, social, psychological, and ethical dilemmas associated with HIV/AIDS and society’s response to the AIDS pandemic). In certain semesters, this course is cross-listed with GST 301 and/or WMS 301.

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