University of Portland Bulletin 2020-2021

SW 456 Environmental Social Work

This course examines the role of professional social work in a achievement of sustainability at the individual, community, regional, national, and global levels. Using a multidisciplinary perspective, the social, environmental, economic, and cultural aspects of sustainability are considered theoretically and practically, with a focus on issues of equity and justice across these dimensions. This course includes community-based, action-oriented learning projects.


SW 205 or permission of instructor.
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  • 400