Social Work, Faculty of Health and Social Development. A challenging childhood with loss and financial struggles not only shaped John Graham’s character; it’s shaped his career as a social worker. Caring is his driver, and he integrates cultural traditions from his global experiences into his compassion and care for others. Read more.
Social Work provides students with backgrounds in social work, social policy, social development, opportunities for advanced scholarship, and professional growth in the context of research-intensive programs. Students are prepared for university teaching and research (theoretical and applied), including program evaluation.
UBC’s Okanagan campus is home to several renowned experts in political science, working with students and community stakeholders on some truly exciting research and community events. This includes the annual Roger Watts Debates and a recent symposium on Nuclear North Korea that brought in leading experts to share their views on one of today’s most critical global issues.
Master of Social Work. (HINT) 500-level courses, offered by the Faculty of Health and Social Development. These HINT courses encourage effective interprofessional collaboration and understanding among students of health and human service programs,. Contact UBC Okanagan.
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Bachelor of Social Work The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program provides students with the knowledge, values and skills necessary for initial level generalist professional practice through a social justice lens. The BSW addresses issues of power and issues of discrimination based on age, race, gender, sexual orientation, class and culture.