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HSSJ 4133 : Supervised Experience in HSSJ
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Sociology (SOC)
HSSJ
1100
Introduction to Human Services and Social Justice
Introduction to Human Services
Summer 2016
3
Course Type
Lecture
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Letter Grade

No
No

Corequisites

25

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Human services and social justice theory, research, and practice; historical and intellectual development, community-based scholarship, and the context of Washington, D.C.
As a result of preparing for and completing this course, students will: Develop an understanding of Human Services and Social Justice theory, research, and practice as evidenced in course assignments and class exercises; expand their understanding of how learning, knowing, and change operate; define and distinguish concepts of social justice, equity, and equality; identify factors that can contribute to societal inequities (i.e., race, class, gender, etc.) that create needs for services; identify the different roles and ways that Human Services professionals address individual and community needs; understand the constitution of nonprofit organizations and how they operate; increase their fluency with community engaged scholarship through participation in experiential activities in and beyond the classroom; explore ways of identifying and working with and through difference; and, cultivate the following skills: critical thinking, data literacy, critical reflection, self-awareness, research, written communication, and oral communication.
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