Introduces the social work profession and provides an overview of fields of social welfare services. Explores the various professional roles social workers play in working in each field. Examines the social welfare system as a society’s response to human need and structure for delivery of social services. Thirty hours of volunteer service in a social agency required. Three hours per week with enhancement.
SOWK 607 SOCIAL WELF POL PRCTC: AN & AD (Fall 2019)
Provides understandings of social welfare policy analysis with micro, mezzo and macro social work policy practice knowledge skills. Prepares for participation in the policy making process, integrating both policy analytical and formulation skills, as well as understanding the methods and strategies for advocating for policy change and new policies. Prerequisite: For graduate study only. Three hours per week.
SOWK 623 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE III (Spring 2020)
Third of three practice courses preparing students for a generalist approach to social work. Expands basic knowledge, values, ethics and skills, with emphasis on macro level problem solving. Includes theories and techniques needed for practice within an organization and/or community context. Prerequisite: SOWK 620. Pre or Corequisite: SOWK 622. Three hours per week.