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Operator: 410-543-6000

McCabe, Karen

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



Courses  []

2015 Spring

  • SOWK 302-610 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 487-701 SOCIAL WORK IN THE SCHOOLS
    Provides an integrated view of school social work, using a framework of policy and practice. A major focus is on the topics critical to school social work, including at-risk youth, school reform, school violence, multiculturalism, and roles of school social workers within expanded mental health and school-linked services, and draws on systems and strengths perspectives within the context of working with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. Prerequisite: Junior or senior status or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 487-702 SOCIAL WORK IN THE SCHOOLS
    Provides an integrated view of school social work, using a framework of policy and practice. A major focus is on the topics critical to school social work, including at-risk youth, school reform, school violence, multiculturalism, and roles of school social workers within expanded mental health and school-linked services, and draws on systems and strengths perspectives within the context of working with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. Prerequisite: Junior or senior status or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 487-704 SOCIAL WORK IN THE SCHOOLS
    Provides an integrated view of school social work, using a framework of policy and practice. A major focus is on the topics critical to school social work, including at-risk youth, school reform, school violence, multiculturalism, and roles of school social workers within expanded mental health and school-linked services, and draws on systems and strengths perspectives within the context of working with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. Prerequisite: Junior or senior status or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.
  • 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.

2015 Summer

  • SOWK 302-791 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 630-791 THEOR ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOR II
    Examines the development of communities and organizations as social systems. Human behavior as affected by race, class, gender, age, and sexual orientation is a major component. 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. Develops macro assessment skills. Prerequisite: SOWK 610 or permission of department. Three hours per week.
  • 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.

2015 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 400-610 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 484-701 SOCIAL WORK AND THE LAW
    Study of social welfare, family, consumer law and the legal authority of social agencies to make regulations. Guidelines for court testimony and rules of evidence presented. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 484-702 SOCIAL WORK AND THE LAW
    Study of social welfare, family, consumer law and the legal authority of social agencies to make regulations. Guidelines for court testimony and rules of evidence presented. Three hours per week.

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