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Professional Certificate in
Introduction to Social Work

What you will learn

  • Gain an understanding of what a social worker is and does.
  • Gain an understanding of the importance of the NASW Code of Ethics to the profession of social work.
  • Define power, privilege, oppression, and intersectionality.
  • Summarize common theories, frameworks and perspectives in the social work profession.
  • Describe the different levels of practice; micro, mezzo, macro.
Expert instruction
2 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
3 months
4 - 6 hours per week
Discounted price: $214.20
Pre-discounted price: $238USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. AlaskaX's Introduction to Social Work Professional Certificate

Meet your instructor
from University of Alaska Fairbanks (AlaskaX)

Retchenda George-Bettisworth
Clinical Professor
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Department of Social Work

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