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(SOCW 390R) Special Topics in Social Work

Credit Hours 1.0 - 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite Admission to major or instructor consent
Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Programs Social Work (BSW)

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Students will be able to define and articulate basic medical social work terminology, various roles of social work within a healthcare setting, and basic understanding/familiarity of local community resources.
  2. Students will be able to familiarize with basic social worker roles within a healthcare setting.
  3. Students will be able to construct a rationale for the selection and identification of critical elements of application and evaluation of practice approaches for work with individuals, couples, families, and groups.
  4. Students will be able to articulate personal and professional values and promote the skills required to perform as valued entry-level social workers.
  5. Students will be able to increase knowledge of community resources for purposes of consultation, collaboration, advocacy, referral, and networking on behalf of clients and families.
  6. Students will be able to discuss the importance of self-awareness as it impacts professional practice and ethical decision-making through the application of a strengths/resilience approach to analyze the social worker role.