Latinx and Spanish Language for Social Workers

Course Number: 64400

Course Description

Social Work students will strengthen their knowledge of the Spanish language, especially the vocabulary and functions relevant to clinical social work practice. In addition, they will develop greater cultural competence concerning the Latinx community, enabling them to function pragmatically appropriately in a range of contexts. The course explores a variety of communicative strategies to adapt phonetics, register, and diction to rhetorical situations commonly encountered by clinical social work professionals. It also provides cultural instruction through a variety of readings and participation in hands-on, authentic activities.
Prerequisites: Two years of college-level Spanish, completed the Practical Proficiency Assessment in Spanish, or placement into SPAN 20300. Consent of the instructor is required for course registration.

Requirements Filled

Clinical Concentration: All Clinical Classes

Specialized Diversity Courses

Global Social Development Practice Program

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