SOWK 320-613 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE I First of three practice courses preparing students for a generalist approach to social work practice. Emphasis on knowledge, values, ethics and skills needed to develop effective helping relationships. Includes basic theories for intervention with focus on micro level problem solving and basic interview skills. Prerequisites: SOWK 200, 300, and 310. Three hours per week.
SOWK 421-003 FIELD INSTRUCTION SOWK II Supervised experience in a social welfare agency with emphasis on methods and techniques of generalist social work practice. Opportunity to apply theory and develop skills in delivery of social services. Successful completion of the two-course sequence requires a student to fulfill a minimum of 440 hours of field instruction within the same social welfare agency accumulated across the fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites: SOWK 302, 320, 420 and admission to the professional program. Corequisites: SOWK 410, 417.
SOWK 620-613 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE I Emphasizes a generalist social work perspective for the mastery of practice theory and the development of engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation skills related to social work practice with individuals and families. Prerequisite: For graduate study only. Three hours per week.