Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to
1. Distinguish global practice from international social work.
2. Explain social work’s professional commitment to global human needs and rights,
and differentiate charity from empowerment.
3. Articulate key social work principles for global and international practice.
4. Identify and explain important considerations for culturally competent social work
5. Describe major global issues in relationship to social work practice.
6. Identify and describe important considerations, including safety and self-care, for
social workers entering global and international social work practice.