Graduate Catalog 2014-2015
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SWK 650 MSW Social Work Practice I: Social Work Practice with Individuals, Couples & Families I
3 credits; 3 hours
First of three foundation social work practice courses. The course provides an introduction to knowledge, skills and values of practice with diverse individuals and families. The course emphasizes engagement, assessment, intervention, prevention, and evaluation of practice. Skills include interviewing and recording skills, case analyses, use of self and communication techniques. The NASW Code of Ethics is used to guide decision-making and practice. Focus includes identifying strategies that promote social and economic justice. A grade of B or better is required in this course.
Prerequisite: Admission to the MSW program
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