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van Vulpen, Kimberly

Faculty/Dual Degree Coordinator, Social Work
Teacher Education & Technology Center (TE) 254H
410-677-6506 or ext 76506
ksvanvulpensalisburyedu



Courses  []

2014 Spring

  • SOWK 300-610 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 417-610 SOCIAL RESEARCH II
    Second of two courses focused on the basic concepts and methods of scientific inquiry used to build knowledge and evalutate practice. Builds and expands upon material covered in Social Work Research I. Topics include an introduction to program evaluation, single-subject designs, data analysis, descriptive and inferential statistics, presentation of data, report writing, and application of findings to practice. Special attention is given to applied research methodologies that will enhance the student's use of evidence-based interventions. May be repeated only with permission of the department. Prerequisite: SOWK 416. Corequisites: SOWK 410, 420, and 421. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 417-611 SOCIAL RESEARCH II
    Second of two courses focused on the basic concepts and methods of scientific inquiry used to build knowledge and evalutate practice. Builds and expands upon material covered in Social Work Research I. Topics include an introduction to program evaluation, single-subject designs, data analysis, descriptive and inferential statistics, presentation of data, report writing, and application of findings to practice. Special attention is given to applied research methodologies that will enhance the student's use of evidence-based interventions. May be repeated only with permission of the department. Prerequisite: SOWK 416. Corequisites: SOWK 410, 420, and 421. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 490-002 INDIVIDUAL DIRECTED STUDY
    Enables advanced students to pursue topics of their own choosing with the guidance and supervision of the faculty. Should not duplicate any course already offered by the department. Prerequisite: Senior standing.
  • SOWK 610-610 THEOR ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOR I
    Focuses on the individual, family, and peer group as a social system, and assessment using a bio-psycho-social-cultural-spiritual perspective. Explores human development through the lifespan. Presents analysis of several theories which explain human behaviour and inform social work practice. Focus on privilege, oppression, prejudice, and discrimination. Develops foundation assessment skills. Prerequisite: For graduate study only. Three hours per week.

2014 Summer II

  • SOWK 482-701 DEATH & DYING & SOCIAL WORK
    Introduction to the history, theoretical concepts, cultural traditions and clinical interventions related to the field of death and dying and how it pertains to social work. Traditional as well as contemporary models are explored. Prerequisite: Junior or senior status or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 482-702 DEATH & DYING & SOCIAL WORK
    Introduction to the history, theoretical concepts, cultural traditions and clinical interventions related to the field of death and dying and how it pertains to social work. Traditional as well as contemporary models are explored. Prerequisite: Junior or senior status or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.

2014 Fall

  • SOWK 300-610 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 350-701 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.
  • SOWK 350-702 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.
  • SOWK 416-610 SOCIAL RESEARCH I
    The first of two courses in social work and evaluation research. Emphasis on understanding the development and use of scientific knowledge and the application of that knowledge to evaluate social work interventions and program evaluation. Special attention may be given to applied research methodologies to enhance the student's use of evidence-based social work knowledge and skills. May be repeated only once. Prerequisites: Senior standing. Corequisite: SOWK 400, 420, and 421. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 616-651 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH I
    The first of two courses in social work and evaluation research. Emphasis on understanding the development and use of scientific knowledge and the application of that knowledge to evaluate social work interventions and program evaluation. Special attention is given to applied research methodologies to enhance the student's use of evidence-based social work knowledge and skills. May be repeated only once. Prerequisite: Foundation status. Corequisites: SOWK 621, SOWK 640 or permission of department. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 616-661 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH I
    The first of two courses in social work and evaluation research. Emphasis on understanding the development and use of scientific knowledge and the application of that knowledge to evaluate social work interventions and program evaluation. Special attention is given to applied research methodologies to enhance the student's use of evidence-based social work knowledge and skills. May be repeated only once. Prerequisite: Foundation status. Corequisites: SOWK 621, SOWK 640 or permission of department. Three hours per week.

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