SOWK 302-611 HUM BEHAVIOR SOCIAL ENVIR II Examines the development of communities and organizations as social systems. Reflects social work's unique integration of theories drawn from sociology, psychology, biology, anthropology and economics to understand the multiple influences on behavior. Macro sociological theories for critical analyses of society, communities, social institutions and social organizations are presented. Human behavior as affected by race, class, gender, age, and sexual orientation is the main component. Develops macro assessment skills. Prerequisites: SOWK 200, 300 or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.
SOWK 421-005 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 400-611 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE II Second of three practice courses preparing students for a generalist approach to social work practice. Expands basic knowledge, values, ethics and skills, with emphasis on mezzo level problem solving. Includes theories and techniques for planning, assessment, intervention, evaluation and advocacy for families, treatment groups and task groups. Prerequisites: SOWK 320, admission to the professional program. Corequisite: SOWK 416, 405, 406. Three hours per week.