Earn credit toward your Social Work Degree! SW333 examines the cultural and structural aspects of poverty and their impact on populations at risk both globally and in the United States. It explores the particularly damaging effects of poverty on women, children, and persons of color and encourages exploration of societal and social welfare policies and practices which contribute to or reinforce impoverishment. The course also encourages exploration of the need for practitioners to become more aware of and sensitive to the effects of poverty on human behavior and to examine how professionals in social welfare organizations relate to impoverished and oppressed persons.
Set in the historical Dalkeith House, or "Palace" as the locals refer to it, "Experience Scotland" provides a rich, cultural immersion with the comfort and safety of an organized and well-staffed international learning community.
This unique program is structured to provide you with a rich introduction to Cuernavaca, Mexico, its culture, language and people. Separate tracks have also been created for you to for in-depth study in Social Work, Education, Business, or Nursing and Healthcare topics in depth. There will be numerous day-long excursions to cultural and historic sites, in addition to Spanish language instruction.