In this generalist practice course students will explore social work theory and practice-based skills. Study of communication patterns, empathic response and assessment of client situations. Experiential learning through role playing, observation, and discussion will be integral aspects of learning throughout the course.
In this generalist practice course, students will be introduced to the historical development and current state of the field of social work. Students will identify the impact of social problems on individuals, families, and/or communities. In preparation for the Generalist Field Practicum Placement, students will be introduced to the professional social work code of ethics and social work practice roles and values crucial in real practice situations.
In this generalist practice course, students will increase their knowledge and awareness of experiences of people of oppressed populations in relation to forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination within the history of the United States. Students will gain insight into historical, political and cultural realities of perceived and genuine differences.
In this generalist practice course students will be provided and introduction and overview of research methods used in generalist social work practice. Course content includes both quantitative and qualitative methods and empathize critiquing research, program evaluation, methods of data collection and analysis, single-subject design, ethical considerations, and the application of evidence-based practice to improve policy and social service delivery.
Prerequisite(s): SOCWK 5000 History Of Social Work.
Pre or corequisite(s): SOCWK 5010 Human Behavior In Social Environment.