Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015
SWK 455 Social Work Field Seminar I
2 class hours, 2 credits
First course of a two-semester sequence taken in conjunction with field practicum. The purpose of the seminar is to facilitate students' integration of the educational experience in class and the field. During the Field Seminar, students will be supported in their learning in various ways. Students will discuss issues related to field placement and problem solve with their peers. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics including the NASW Code of Ethics, professional roles, cultural competency, effective interventions and documentation. The Practicum will be graded as Pass/Fail.
Prerequisites: Senior Standing and SWK 300, SWK 302, SWK 305, SWK 311, SWK 312, SWK 350, SWK 370
In addition, student must meet each of the following criteria:
1. Completed all general education requirements.
2. An overall grade point average of 2.5.
3. A grade of C or better in all SWK courses except SWK 350 where a grade of B or better is required to advance.
Pre- or corequisite: SWK 360 (if taken as a prerequisite requires a grade of B or higher)
Corequisite: SWK 454
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