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Global Social Work & Practice with Immigrants & Refugees: Courses

This guide supports the curriculum for the field of practice specialization "Global Social Work & Practice with Immigrants & Refugees" at The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.

Courses (From FOP Handbook)

The following courses may be taken to support this specialization. Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.
Choose ONE of the following policy related courses:
SSW 702.22 International Social Welfare Policy and Services or
SSW 702.19 Immigrants and Refugees; Policies and Issues
SSW 797.73 - Introduction to Global Social Work and Practice with Immigrants and Refugees

And/Or
Choose ONE practice course from the menu below:

SSW 791.88 Spirituality and Healing
SSW 798.02 Social Work and the Latino Community
SSW 791.71 Practice with Immigrants and Refugees
SSW 796.70 Social Work with Veterans and Military Service Members
SSW 791.57 Social Work with Victims of Violence
SSW 791.76 Social Work Practice w/ Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender People
SSW 797.60 Neighborhood Lab: Strengthening Community Capacity
SSW 798.10 Multicultural Social Work Practice
SSW 724.00 Clinical Practice 4: Trauma
SSW 724.00 Clinical Practice 4: Relational Therapy
SSW 791.75 Social Work and AIDS
SSW 791.58 Human Sexuality
SSW 796.61 Social Work Practice in School Settings
SSW 796.52 Social Work Practice with Workers and Their Families
SSW775.00 Trauma and Resilience


In addition, we encourage students to choose one of the courses below to enhance their range as practitioners:
SSW 725 Casework for Non-Majors (must include work with immigrants,
refugees, or asylum seekers)
SSW 747 Community Organization/Non-Majors (must focus on global or immigrant
issues)
SSW 780 Administration for Non-Majors (must focus on global or immigration
issues)