SW 208W

Human Behavior and the Social Environment II

With a focus on the generalist perspective, this course examines the individual in social systems that include family groups, community organizations, culture, and society. Human behavior within these systems and the behavior of the systems as entities are studied. Focus is on system problems such as overload within health care systems, juvenile and adult criminal systems, public school systems, etc. Further emphasis is on how these problems effect all systems globally and on the cognitive, psychological, cultural, and environmental impact of systems on individuals and the outcomes in relation to social and economic justice. Prerequisites: Social Work 203 (pre or co-requisite).Credit, 3 hours.