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Explore social exchange theory in MSW programs

Taking an online MSW program can enhance your understanding of social work. Study various perspectives, such as social exchange theory, to add to your professional skill set and set yourself apart professionally.

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What is social exchange theory?

Social exchange theory attempts to explain human behavior through the lens of a risk-benefit analysis. It can be applied to relationships, wherein individuals assess the level of effort required to maintain a connection. MSW programs can provide real-world scenarios to help illustrate this concept.

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