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SOWK 3305 Human Behavior & Social Environment: Home

Seminar in HBSE I


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Let's Be Social!

Getting Started | Background Information

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Encyclopedia of Social Work

Oxford Bibliographies: Social Work


Help military families with their problems / active duty / etc.

Prison – Life betterment – Exiting the prison system

Welfare – Disability – Protecting the vulnerable

Active Duty Military – Sexual assault – Addressing sexual assault in active duty military

Communities – Femicide – Addressing the disproportionate number of homicide rates committed against women in Central / South America…or Indigenous women of the Americas

Addressing mental health concerns for foster children

Schools – At risk youth – Providing resources to help ensure academic success and life

Police brutality in low income neighborhoods

Communities – Mental health – Deaf community and dealing with mental health

Military – Impact on family – Looking at the deployment and moving impact

Religious Cults – Polygamy – Sexual assault under the guise of religious freedom

Adults with Special Disabilities – Lack of care – Aging out of empathy: Abuse against adults with special abilities

Public Health – Insurance – assisting with helping lower income families obtain health insurance

Schools – Sex education – Abstinence vs safety