Examines human development in the social environment using the bio-psycho-social-cultural-spiritual perspective. Explores developmental theories to help inform social work assessment at the micro and mezzo levels of practice. Examines both the developmental and problematic aspects of the stages of the life cycle. Discusses the social systems of individual, family, group, community and society. Develops foundation assessment skills. Prerequisites: SOWK 200 or permission of instructor. Four hours per week.
SOWK 610 THEOR ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOR I (Fall 2019)
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.
SOWK 410 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE III (Spring 2020)
Prepares students for a generalist approach to social work with large systems. Applies the planned change process with macro practice, specifically with organizations and communities. Expands basic knowledge, values, ethics and skills, with emphasis on macro level problem solving. Prerequisite: Admission to professional program, SOWK 320, 400, 416, 420. Corequisites: SOWK 417, 421. Three hours per week with enhancement.
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.