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2021-2022 Academic Catalog June 1, 2021- May 31, 2022 
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SOWK 613 Advanced Human Behavior and the Social Environment in Rural Settings

This is an advanced Human Behavior in the Social Environment (HBSE) course.  It provides an advanced rural focus on human behavior in the social environment with a specific focus on the issues that occur in rural settings and the human context.  The course examines (but is not limited to) issues such as social justice/injustice including poverty, human rights, gender, sexual orientation, race, social class, environmental injustice and ageism. These issues are addressed across all levels of practice through the lens of the strengths perspective and systems approach while examining personal and professional values. Students will develop critical thinking, knowledge and skills for competent rural social work practice.