SOWK 230 Communication with and Social Welfare of Tibetan Refugees (Optional 4 week Field Study in India)

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of communication skills with Tibetan refugees living in India and the conditions under which they live. Their life and culture will be addressed with special attention to the implications for their social and human welfare. This course will include the fundamentals of spoken and classical Tibetan. Students will have the option of participating in a four week trip to north India to work with the Tibetan refugee population in exile in a project co-sponsored by The School of Social Work titled Compassion in Action.