Develop basic interviewing skills for assessing, goal setting and intervention for use in home service and social work settings. Emphasizes skill application with diverse populations. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Two hours per week.
SOWK 420 FIELD INSTRUCTION IN SOWK I (Fall 2019)
Supervised experience in a social welfare agency with emphasis on methods and techniques of generalist social work practice. Opportunity to apply theory and develop skills in delivery of social work services. Successful completion of the two-course sequence requires a student to fulfill a minimum of 440 hours of field instruction within the same social welfare agency accumulated across the fall and spring semesters. Attendance and participation in seminar required. Prerequisites: SOWK 302, 320, admission to the professional program. Corequisites: SOWK 416, 400.
SOWK 599 SPECIAL TOPICS (Fall 2019)
Provides opportunities for investigating special themes or issues of interest to students and the social work profession. May be repeated once under a different subtitle. Three hours per week.
SOWK 640 FIELD INSTRUCTION I (Fall 2019)
The first of a two-semester (fall/spring) sequence of supervised experience in the delivery of social services where students are required to participate in an agency-based field practicum for two days a week under the supervision of an agency-based field instructor with an M.S.W. Successful completion of the two-course sequence requires a student to fulfill a minimum of 440 hours of field instruction within the same social welfare agency accumulated across the fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites or Corequisites: SOWK 620, admission to graduate social work program. Corequisites: SOWK 616. Two working days per week. A seminar with small group discussions on field experiences with related written assignments and activities conducted concurrently.