SOWK 421-151 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 475-701 SOWK WITH DISABLED PERSON Overview of physical, social and emotional implications of disabilities within the context of generalist social work practice. Topics include sensitivity to discrimination in society, laws and services available, and personal and family adjustment to disability. Three hours per week.
SOWK 350-610 SOWK WITH OLDER PEOPLE Study of older Americans and of the programs and policies designed to support them. Review of social work practice skills in providing direct service to older people. Prerequisite: SOWK 200 or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.