Latinx and Spanish Language for Social Workers

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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 particular rhetorical situations that may be encountered by clinical social work professionals. It also provides cultural instruction through a variety of readings and participation in hands-on authentic activities.

Courses are subject to change at any time. Please check myCrownSchool for the quarters, days, and times that courses will be held, as well as room numbers.