Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2010/2011
Canadian Excellence

SK664
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Social Work Practice
0.5 Credit

This course examines the multifaceted impact of homophobia and heterosexism; its intersection with other forms of oppression; approaches to working with gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered populations in the human services; theoretical and policy issues; cultural/ethnic/racial dimensions of mental health issues; and practice interventions. This course takes an integrated approach to social work practice, linking policy, theory and various forms of community and clinical practice.