Social Work (SWRK) - Social Work Leadership

SWRK 4716  Social Work Leadership


SWRK 4306, SWRK 4706, SWRK 4806 and 3 credits of SWRK electives with a minimum average of 70% on those courses.


Available to students in the 4th year BSW program only.


Three hours per week for one term.




Students focus on what effective social work leadership looks like and the professional skills necessary for leadership. Leadership roles for social work, including the management of services, people and resources and continuous quality improvement and innovation, are also examined. Collaborative working with key stakeholders to develop a compelling shared vision for social change that is characterized by reconciliation, restorative justice, asset-oriented practice and the aspirations of all populations is emphasized.

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