Social Work 110 is a three unit course that provides more an overview of the social work profession. Students are introduced to the major fields of social work, the values and ethics of the profession, the relevance of social work to current social issues, the implications of social work with diverse populations, and the impact of discrimination on the provision and delivery of social services. This course adheres to the policies outlined in the Cuyamaca College Catalogue, 2014-2015, and meets the requirements for transfer credit to San Diego State University.
Historical overview of the profession, social work education, central concepts, theories, approaches and practice interventions, modes of intervention, working with diverse populations, social work fields of practice, social work roles, values, ethics, and critical issues of the profession.
Students who have successfully completed the course requirements for Social Work 110 should be able to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and competency in the following areas: