EGY WI23 – Social Work
The School of Social Work, York University, is committed to social work education which develops practice strategies for human rights and social justice and thus affirms that personal experiences are embedded in social structures.
Our program is distinguished by its critical approach to the field and its emphasis on human rights, social justice, and anti–oppression.
At the theoretical level, you will be encouraged to shift your thinking from individualism towards structural and collective understandings of social issues.
At the policy level, you will become aware of how cuts to programs and services have created a political economy of uncertainty that diminishes people’s options and opportunities for support.
At the practice level, you will be exposed to alternative intervention strategies to critique and address how structural inequalities impact personal struggle and contribute to the dislocation of oppressed and disenfranchised populations.
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