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SOWK 3305: Human Behavior & Social Environment: Home

Seminar in HBSE I

Introduction

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Let's Be Social!

Getting Started | Background Information

Reference Material in the form of subject dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks typically provide background essays, definitions, broad overviews of various topics, or other pertinent facts: Sage eReference

Encyclopedia of Social Work

Oxford Bibliographies: Social Work



Topics:

Correctional System    Reintegration of prisoners into society – Odds stacked against reentry
Schools    School to prison pipeline  –  How “Zero Tolerance” policies affect students of color

Public Health  –  Addiction  –  Decriminalization of drugs 

Immigration  –  Immigration Intake Center  –  Information given to recent immigrants concerning personal safety, such as human trafficking
awareness

Public Health  –  Sex Ed in public schools  –  Addressing the importance of Sex Ed in schools 

Military system  –  Suicide  Rates  –  Addressing suicide rates of veterans re-entering civilian life

Foster care system  –  Education  –  Exploring the barriers to educational success among former foster youth

Immigration  –  Mental Health  –  Mental health concerns of immigrants and refugees

Texas Foster Care  –  Housing and education  –  Preparation for adulthood

Religious Oppression  –  Towards non-believers   “Religious Oppression: Not Just For The Religious” 

United States Communities (Western Culture) Elderly Maltreatment/Abuse Marginalized and Undervalued   Reframing the Elderly
Demographic in the United States/“Respect your Elders” 

Communities  –  Domestic Violence  –  Resources for victims (shelter, safety, counseling, legal, childcare, healthcare)

Schools  –  Autism  –  School Programs for Autistic Children

Children’s Hospitals  –  Play Therapy  –  Why play therapy would be beneiical for hospitalized children in other countries 

LGBTQIA+  –  Housing-Homelessness  –  Adequate shelter for homeless LGBTQIA + youth

Social Movements  –  LGBTQIA+  –  Same Sex Adoption

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