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Root, Vicki

Faculty/Director of the Graduate Program, Social Work
Teacher Education & Technology Center (TE) 254Q
410-677-3948 or ext 73948
vbrootsalisburyedu



Courses  []

2014 Spring

  • 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 630-610 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.

2014 Summer I

  • 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.

2014 Fall

  • SOWK 602-701 ETHICAL FOUNDATION OF SOWK
    Focuses on eithical issues in social work practice including a theoretical framework and ethical problem-solving model to systematically evaluate values and resolve ethical dilemmas found in social work practice. Provides tools and methodologies for reflection and analysis. Prerequisite: Concentration status or permission of department. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 602-702 ETHICAL FOUNDATION OF SOWK
    Focuses on eithical issues in social work practice including a theoretical framework and ethical problem-solving model to systematically evaluate values and resolve ethical dilemmas found in social work practice. Provides tools and methodologies for reflection and analysis. Prerequisite: Concentration status or permission of department. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 650-651 ADV PRACTICE WITH INDIVIDUAL
    Familiarizes the practitioner with strengths assessment, standardized diagnostic criteria and other processes used within the field to categorize behavior. Utilizes the concepts of mental health, tying an accurate assessment to a specific intervention plan. Specific assessment techniques including formal and informal mental status examinations, global assessment of functioning techniques and diagnostic assessment using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM)-TR are explored. Emphasis on advanced interview skill techniques. Prerequisite: Concentration status or permission of department. Corequisite: SOWK 665. Three hours per week.
  • SOWK 650-710 ADV PRACTICE WITH INDIVIDUAL
    Familiarizes the practitioner with strengths assessment, standardized diagnostic criteria and other processes used within the field to categorize behavior. Utilizes the concepts of mental health, tying an accurate assessment to a specific intervention plan. Specific assessment techniques including formal and informal mental status examinations, global assessment of functioning techniques and diagnostic assessment using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM)-TR are explored. Emphasis on advanced interview skill techniques. Prerequisite: Concentration status or permission of department. Corequisite: SOWK 665. Three hours per week.

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