Course Information

Social Justice & Diverse Populations (SOWK 306)

Term: 2021-2022 School Year Spring Semester


Kathy Gardner
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Office Hours: Fridays 4:00- 5:00 pm by appt

Start Date:    January 21, 2022

End Date May 6, 2022

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Hi I am Kathy Gardner a Professor in the Social Work Department at Heritage University . I have been a teacher for 11 years at Heritage University and four years with Big Bend Community College in Washington. I am originally from Ohio grew up in Spokane Washington I moved to Moses lake 14 years ago to work in a rural community. I enjoy singing, gardening and exercising I look forward to getting to know you this semester and making this a great semester for learning.

Interest and Hobbies

Hobbies include gardening, tennis and Music



Fri, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (1/18/2022 - 5/13/2022) Location: TR


The purpose of this course is to have students explore social justice and diverse populations. The course will provide the conceptual, theoretical, and empirical knowledge base related to difference, oppression, social justice, and empowerment of culturally diverse at-risk populations. This foundation of knowledge is necessary to social work practice in a multicultural society. Offered Spring semesters.