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McCabe, Karen

Faculty, Social Work
Teacher Education & Technology Center (TE) 251F
410-543-6307 or ext 36307
klmccabesalisburyedu



Courses  []

2014 Spring

  • SOWK 302-612 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 320-610 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 320-611 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 320-612 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 620-611 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.

2014 Summer I

  • SOWK 499-701 SPECIAL TOPICS
    Provides opportunities for investigating special themes or issues of interest to students and the social work profession. May be repeated once under a different subtitle. Prerequisite: SOWK 200 or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 499-702 SPECIAL TOPICS
    Provides opportunities for investigating special themes or issues of interest to students and the social work profession. May be repeated once under a different subtitle. Prerequisite: SOWK 200 or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.

2014 Summer II

  • SOWK 653-701 SUBST ABUSE ASSESS & INTERV
    Provides a comprehensive introduction to the recognition, assessment and intervention with persons who abuse substances. Attention is directed to the interactive effects of substance abuse on abusers, on other persons in the abusers' lives, and on society. Other topics explored in the course will include: models of chemical dependency, the dually-diagnosed client; and the comparison and contrast of selected models of intervention. Prerequisite: Concentration status or permission of department. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 653-702 SUBST ABUSE ASSESS & INTERV
    Provides a comprehensive introduction to the recognition, assessment and intervention with persons who abuse substances. Attention is directed to the interactive effects of substance abuse on abusers, on other persons in the abusers' lives, and on society. Other topics explored in the course will include: models of chemical dependency, the dually-diagnosed client; and the comparison and contrast of selected models of intervention. Prerequisite: Concentration status or permission of department. Three hours per week.

2014 Fall

  • SOWK 300-001 HUM BEHAVIOR SOCIAL ENVIRO I
    Examines the individual, family, and peer group in the context of social systems using a bio-psycho-social-cultural-spiritual perspective. Explores human development through the lifespan. Presents theories which explain human behavior and inform social work practices. Focuses on privilege, oppression, prejudice, and discrimination. Develops foundation assessment skills. Prerequisites: SOWK 200, BIOL 101 or 215 or 216, SOCI 101, PSYC 101, or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 310-611 INTERVIEW SKILL & TECHNIQUE
    Develop basic interviewing skills for assessing, goal setting and intervention for use in home service and social work settings. Emphasis on skill application with diverse populations and student exploration of personal values and belief systems. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 400-613 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.
  • SOWK 455-610 SUB ABUSE: ISSUES & SERVICES
    Study of alcohol and drug abuse. Topics include theoretical perspectives on abuse, pharmacological characteristics of commonly abused substances, and stages of dependence and addiction. Overview of societal response to substance abuse including law enforcement, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 455-702 SUB ABUSE: ISSUES & SERVICES
    Study of alcohol and drug abuse. Topics include theoretical perspectives on abuse, pharmacological characteristics of commonly abused substances, and stages of dependence and addiction. Overview of societal response to substance abuse including law enforcement, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention. Three hours per week.

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