A Socially Just and Culturally Competent Practice: Toward Holistic Competence in Social Work

By Eunjung Lee, Marian Bogo, and
A. Ka Tat Tsang

Edited by Jerrold R. Brandell

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Developed in collaboration with social workers Eunjung Lee, Marion Bogo, A. Ka Tat Tsang, and Jerrold R. Brandell, A Socially Just and Culturally Competent Practice: Toward Holistic Competence in Social Work helps participants develop a social justice-centered practice.


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 1 Credit
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About the Course

After taking this course, you will be able to:

• Apply social justice perspectives to social work practice.
• Distinguish between the dimensions of holistic competence.
• Integrate cultural competence into a holistic competence model for social work practice.

You will earn 1 credit by completing this course.

Please note: Accreditation not available in New York, New Jersey, or West Virginia.

Faculty

Eunjung Lee, Ph.D. is an associate professor at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto. She is a psychotherapy process researcher focusing on cross-cultural clinical practice and training, multiculturalism, and simulation-based learning in social work education.

Marion Bogo is a professor at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto. Her research focuses on social work practice and education, involving the conceptualization and assessment of holistic competence including working with diversity, field education, and simulation.

A. Ka Tat Tsang Ph.D. is a professor at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, and has been active in cross-cultural practice, research, and teaching since the 1980s. He is the founder of the Strategies and Skills Learning and Development (SSLD) system.

Jerrold R. Brandell is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Wayne State University School of Social Work, where he taught from 1992 -2020, and also served in several administrative roles, including interim dean. A practicing psychotherapist-psychoanalyst, he is (founding) editor-in-chief of Psychoanalytic Social Work. He has published over 50 journal articles and book chapters and 16 books in the discipline.

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