faith development, adolescents, HBSE, Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Social work educators and practitioners now recognize the important role of faith, spirituality, and religion in work with both students and clients. A course in Human Behavior and the Social Environment provide an appropriate venue for teaching students how to ethically assess for spiritual and religious beliefs while also assessing how that development occurred.
Olson, Erin, "Faith in the Classroom: Teaching Adolescent Faith Development in a HBSE Course" (2014). Faculty Work Comprehensive List. 82.