Introduces advanced-level students to supervision and administration in the human services. Students are introduced to the historical development of supervision in social work. Students will learn to apply knowledge of three primary supervisory functions: administration, education and support of supervisees. Additionally, students will focus on organizational theory as it provides a foundation to models of social work/welfare administration within social welfare delivery systems. Prerequisites: Concentration status. Three hours per week.
SOWK 680 ADV PRACTICE WITH GROUPS (Spring 2020)
Builds upon theoretical perspectives from human behavior and the social environment, knowledge and skills from generalist practice courses, and theory and skills from the specialized practice curriculum. The course familiarizes the practitioner with the concept of the group as a therapeutic community and introduces theories and evidence-based models appropriate for group practice with diverse populations. Prerequisite/Corequisite: SOWK 650 with a grade of C or better or permission of department. Three hours per week.