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Nancy Farwell
SOC WF 495
Seattle Campus

Special Topics in Generalist Social Welfare

Readings, lectures, and discussions pertaining to significant topics of special and current interest to social workers.

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Empowerment Practice with Refugees: Communities in Transition

Course participants will learn applications of empowerment practice with displaced populations across a transnational continuum of forced migration, including flight, internal displacement, asylum-seeking, repatriation, and resettlement. Instruction will take place through classroom activities, workshops with local service providers, and agency-based projects. The complexities of transnational identities and implications for strengths-based social services will be addressed, with examples drawn from populations from the Horn of Africa and elsewhere.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Roberta A Aldrich
Date: 08/05/2004