SOWK 300 HUM BEHAVIOR SOCIAL ENVIRO I (Spring 2020)
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 417 SOCIAL RESEARCH II (Spring 2020)
The second of two courses focused on the basic concepts and methods of scientific inquiry used to build knowledge and evaluate practice. Builds and expands upon material covered in Social Work Research I. Includes focus on program evaluation, single-subject designs, data analysis, descriptive and inferential statistics, presentation of data, report writing and application of findings to practice. Explores applied research methodologies that will enhance the student’s use of evidence-based interventions. May be repeated only once with permission of the department. Prerequisites: Admission to the professional program, senior standing, SOWK 416. Corequisites: SOWK 410, 421. Four hours per week.
SOWK 482 DEATH & DYING & SOCIAL WORK (Spring 2020)
Introduction to the history, theoretical concepts, cultural traditions and clinical interventions related to the field of death and dying and how it pertains to social work. Traditional as well as contemporary models are explored. Prerequisite: Junior or senior status or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.
SOWK 610 THEOR ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOR I (Spring 2020)
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.