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SOCW 200A | An Introduction to Social Work Practice (1.5)
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SOCW 200B | Introduction to the Critical Analysis of Social Welfare in Canada (1.5)
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SOCW 304 | Social Work Practicum I (3.0 & 4.5)
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SOCW 304A | Social Work Practicum By Prior Learning Assessment (3.0 & 4.5)
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SOCW 311 | Understanding Oppression (1.5)
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SOCW 312 | Collaborative Conversations: Working within Communities (1.5)
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SOCW 319 | Research for Social Change (1.5)
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SOCW 350A | Social Work, Social Justice and the Law (1.5)
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SOCW 350B | Legal and Social Justice Skills for Social Workers (1.5)
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SOCW 354 | Indigenous Perspectives on Practice Issues (1.5)
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SOCW 356 | Human Development and the Social Environment within a Global Context (1.5)
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SOCW 390 | Directed Studies (1.5 or 3.0) (offered by special arrangement)
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SOCW 391 | Indigenous Approaches to Healing and Helping (1.5)
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SOCW 400 | Introduction to Social Work in the Health Care Sector (1.5)
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SOCW 402 | Social Work Practicum II (4.5)
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SOCW 404 | Child Welfare Specialization: Child Protection Practicum (4.5)
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SOCW 404A | Child Welfare Specialization: Child Welfare Practicum (4.5)
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SOCW 413 | Critical Social Work Practices (1.5)
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SOCW 433 | Working with Trauma (1.5)
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SOCW 435 | Critical Perspectives in Mental Health Practice (1.5)
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SOCW 451 | Indigenous Policy Analysis in Social Work (1.5)
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SOCW 452 | Teaching for Social Change (1.5)
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SOCW 460 | Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare (1.5 or 3.0)
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SOCW 465 | Interdisciplinary Practice with Children and Families (1.5)
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SOCW 469 | Re-defining Abilities in the Context of Theory and Practice (1.5)
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SOCW 471 | Addictions in Society: Theory, Practice and Policy (1.5)
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SOCW 472 | Social Work Practice in the Field of Addictions (1.5)
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SOCW 475 | Child Welfare Practice (1.5)
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SOCW 476 | Family and Child Welfare Policy (1.5)
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SOCW 490 | Directed Studies (1.5 or 3.0) (offered by special arrangement)
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SOCW 491 | Integration of Indigenous Approaches to Healing and Helping (1.5)
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SOCW 492 | Protecting Indigenous Children (1.5)
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