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University of St. Thomas: Spring 2014
IDSC 291-01
20186
The Anatomy of Violence
Schnell, Paul P
1800-2115 T MCH 109

4 Credit Hours

The purpose of this course is to increase the knowledge and understanding of cultural, racial and interpe rsonal violence and develop a commitment to promoting a violence-free society. Emphasis is on exploration of the extent, causes and effects of violence and strategies for intervention on the micro and macro levels. Specific areas of study include domestic/partner abuse, child abuse/neglect, peer/date violence, elder abuse, sexual assault/sexual harassment, cultural violence, racism and other systemic oppression. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum.

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SOWK 402-01
21177
Gen Pract II: Large Client Sys
Hill, Katharine M
1335-1635 W SCB 326

4 Credit Hours

This course is a continuation of SOWK 401/4010 and the final of four courses in the practice sequence of the social work curriculum. The focus is on prevention/intervention methods based on generalist social-work knowledge that can be applied to client systems of all sizes. A special emphasis is placed on effecting planned change in groups, organizations, communities, and national and global society toward the pursuit of social justice. A combination of lecture, discussion, experiential learning, and small-group activities provide student with knowledge and skills for client advocacy and social change. SOWK 402/4020 is taken with 406/4060 in the spring semester. Prerequisites: SOWK 401/4010. SOWK 402 is the same course as SOWK 4020C at St. Catherine University. -- --

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SOWK 402-02
21178
Gen Pract II: Large Client Sys
Brenden, Mary Ann F
1335-1635 W SCB 324

4 Credit Hours

This course is a continuation of SOWK 401/4010 and the final of four courses in the practice sequence of the social work curriculum. The focus is on prevention/intervention methods based on generalist social-work knowledge that can be applied to client systems of all sizes. A special emphasis is placed on effecting planned change in groups, organizations, communities, and national and global society toward the pursuit of social justice. A combination of lecture, discussion, experiential learning, and small-group activities provide student with knowledge and skills for client advocacy and social change. SOWK 402/4020 is taken with 406/4060 in the spring semester. Prerequisites: SOWK 401/4010. SOWK 402 is the same course as SOWK 4020C at St. Catherine University. -- --

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SOWK 406-01
21179
Sr Fieldwork/Social Work
Itzkowitz, Miriam S
1055-1320 W SCB 205

4 Credit Hours

Concurrent registration in SOWK 402/4020 is required. SOWK 406 is the same course as SOWK 4060C at St. Catherine Univeristy

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SOWK 406-02
22238
Sr Fieldwork/Social Work
Thornton, Serene B
1055-1320 W SCB 326

4 Credit Hours

Concurrent registration in SOWK 402/4020 is required. SOWK 406 is the same course as SOWK 4060C at St. Catherine Univeristy

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SOWK 406-03
21180
Sr Fieldwork/Social Work
Winkler, Carey A
1700-1920 W SCB 205

4 Credit Hours

Concurrent registration in SOWK 402/4020 is required. SOWK 406 is the same course as SOWK 4060C at St. Catherine Univeristy

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SOWK 406-04
21313
Sr Fieldwork/Social Work
Braley, Michele R
1055-1320 W SCB 325

4 Credit Hours

Concurrent registration in SOWK 402/4020 is required. SOWK 406 is the same course as SOWK 4060C at St. Catherine Univeristy

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SOWK 441-01
20537
Family Resilience/Diversity
Vang, Pa D
1640-1905 R SCB 326

4 Credit Hours

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St. Catherine University: Spring 2014
Spring 2014
SOWK 2100-D01
20426
Relationshp,Intimacy,Sexuality
Sy, Felicia W
06:00 PM-09:15 PM T MEND 109

This course addresses three major areas, exploring the values and societal influence on relationships, intimacy and sexuality. The focus is on the influence of culture, religion, family and friends; understanding self-worth, communication patterns and the effect of family and other significant relationships on the development of one's needs/wants in relationships, intimacy and sexuality; discovering the basic attributes, purposes and powers of significant relationships, intimacy and sexuality. Participation in a structured small group discussion is required. Open to non-majors.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 2810-D01
21803
Introduction to Social Work
Ferguson, Sarah M
09:55 AM-11:35 AM T R MEND 101

This course introduces you to the profession of social work within the context of the social welfare system. It provides an overview of an integrative approach to generalist social work practice, which emphasizes intervention on individual, environmental and societal levels. Special emphasis is placed on values, human diversity, social problems and social work fields of practice. Prerequisites: SOCI 1000 or PSYC 1001.

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Spring 2014
INDI 2910-W01
22584
The Anatomy of Violence
Schnell, Paul P
01:00 PM-04:30 PM U FONT 103

The purpose of this course is to increase the knowledge and understanding of cultural, racial and interpersonal violence and develop a commitment to promoting a violence-free society. Emphasis is on exploration of the extent, causes and effects of violence and strategies for intervention on the micro and macro levels. Specific areas of study include domestic/partner abuse, child abuse/neglect, peer/date violence, elder abuse, sexual assault/sexual harassment, cultural violence, racism and other systemic oppression. Also offered as WOST 2910.

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Spring 2014
INDI 2910-W01
22584
The Anatomy of Violence
Schnell, Paul P
01:00 PM-04:30 PM U FONT 103

The purpose of this course is to increase the knowledge and understanding of cultural, racial and interpersonal violence and develop a commitment to promoting a violence-free society. Emphasis is on exploration of the extent, causes and effects of violence and strategies for intervention on the micro and macro levels. Specific areas of study include domestic/partner abuse, child abuse/neglect, peer/date violence, elder abuse, sexual assault/sexual harassment, cultural violence, racism and other systemic oppression. Also offered as WOST 2910.

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Spring 2014
WOST 2910-W01
22585
The Anatomy of Violence
Schnell, Paul P
01:00 PM-04:30 PM U FONT 103

The purpose of this course is to increase the knowledge and understanding of cultural, racial and interpersonal violence and develop a commitment to promoting a violence-free society. Emphasis is on exploration of the extent, causes and effects of violence and strategies for intervention on the micro and macro levels. Specific areas of study include domestic/partner abuse, child abuse/neglect, peer/date violence, elder abuse, sexual assault/sexual harassment, cultural violence, racism and other systemic oppression. Also offered as INDI 2910.

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Spring 2014
WOST 2910-W01
22585
The Anatomy of Violence
Schnell, Paul P
01:00 PM-04:30 PM U FONT 103

The purpose of this course is to increase the knowledge and understanding of cultural, racial and interpersonal violence and develop a commitment to promoting a violence-free society. Emphasis is on exploration of the extent, causes and effects of violence and strategies for intervention on the micro and macro levels. Specific areas of study include domestic/partner abuse, child abuse/neglect, peer/date violence, elder abuse, sexual assault/sexual harassment, cultural violence, racism and other systemic oppression. Also offered as INDI 2910.

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Spring 2014
CDC 3050-D01
21041
Chemical Dependency & Family
Stolz, James L
06:00 PM-09:15 PM R MEND 306

This course is designed to assist students in exploring the relationship between chemical dependency and family functioning. Special attention will be focused on identifying typical response patterns in various sub-systems of the family. In addition, students will examine intervention strategies and treatment program components designed to reduce the harmful effects of chemical dependency on family relationships.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3400-D01
21804
Human Behavior & Social Envir
Vang, Pa D
08:00 AM-09:40 AM T R MEND 109

The primary focus of this course is to provide you with knowledge and understanding of human behavior and development across the life span from an ecological and social systems approach examining biological, psychological, and spiritual factors. Emphasis is on the role of and interaction between various systems including: the individual, family, small group, organization, community, and society. Each stage of the life cycle from prenatal/birth through old age/death will be examined relative to the three levels of practice (micro, mezzo and macro). Typical strengths/assets, risks, and strategies/interventions are considered for each life stage. Multiple dimensions of diversity including gender, race/ethnicity, age, religion, ability, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status are stressed. For each stage of the lifespan, you explore various strengths, risks and intervention strategies aimed at improving individual and family resilience and furthering social justice. The theme of the course is to approach life and development in a holistic way. The experiences of people from diverse cultures will expand our understanding of sustainable human growth in global context. Prerequisites: PSYC 2025; BIOL 1120 or consent of the program director. Prerequisites with concurrency: SOWK 2810.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3760-D05
22787
Junior Fieldwork-Social Work
Brownlow, Tonya D
08:15 AM-09:55 AM W MEND 205

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, you learn beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. You participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. For 3750 and 3760, the placement is 10���12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms. SOWK 3780 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 3750 and SOWK 3760 into a single semester. Students must consult with the department chair before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 3750 must be taken before SOWK 3760.. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 3750: SOWK 2810 & SOWK 3400.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3760-W01
23255
Junior Fieldwork-Social Work
Itzkowitz, Miriam S
05:00 PM-07:00 PM F MEND 202

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, you learn beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. You participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. For 3750 and 3760, the placement is 10���12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms. SOWK 3780 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 3750 and SOWK 3760 into a single semester. Students must consult with the department chair before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 3750 must be taken before SOWK 3760.. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 3750: SOWK 2810 & SOWK 3400.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3760-W01
23255
Junior Fieldwork-Social Work
Itzkowitz, Miriam S
05:00 PM-07:00 PM F MEND 202

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, you learn beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. You participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. For 3750 and 3760, the placement is 10���12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms. SOWK 3780 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 3750 and SOWK 3760 into a single semester. Students must consult with the department chair before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 3750 must be taken before SOWK 3760.. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 3750: SOWK 2810 & SOWK 3400.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3760-D04
21811
Junior Fieldwork-Social Work
Itzkowitz, Miriam S
08:15 AM-09:55 AM W WHIT 218A

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, you learn beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. You participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. For 3750 and 3760, the placement is 10���12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms. SOWK 3780 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 3750 and SOWK 3760 into a single semester. Students must consult with the department chair before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 3750 must be taken before SOWK 3760.. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 3750: SOWK 2810 & SOWK 3400.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3760-D02
21807
Junior Fieldwork-Social Work
Braley, Michele R
08:15 AM-09:55 AM M WHIT 200

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, you learn beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. You participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. For 3750 and 3760, the placement is 10���12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms. SOWK 3780 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 3750 and SOWK 3760 into a single semester. Students must consult with the department chair before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 3750 must be taken before SOWK 3760.. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 3750: SOWK 2810 & SOWK 3400.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3760-D01
21805
Junior Fieldwork-Social Work
Itzkowitz, Miriam S
08:15 AM-09:55 AM M WHIT 204A

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, you learn beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. You participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. For 3750 and 3760, the placement is 10���12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms. SOWK 3780 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 3750 and SOWK 3760 into a single semester. Students must consult with the department chair before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 3750 must be taken before SOWK 3760.. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 3750: SOWK 2810 & SOWK 3400.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3780-D02
21809
Junior Fieldwork-Social Work
Braley, Michele R
08:15 AM-09:55 AM M WHIT 200

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, you learn beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. You participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. For 3750 and 3760, the placement is 10���12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms. SOWK 3780 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 3750 and SOWK 3760 into a single semester. Students must consult with the department chair before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 3750 must be taken before SOWK 3760.. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 3750: SOWK 2810 & SOWK 3400.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3780-W01
23256
Junior Fieldwork-Social Work
Itzkowitz, Miriam S
05:00 PM-07:00 PM F MEND 202

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, you learn beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. You participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. For 3750 and 3760, the placement is 10���12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms. SOWK 3780 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 3750 and SOWK 3760 into a single semester. Students must consult with the department chair before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 3750 must be taken before SOWK 3760.. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 3750: SOWK 2810 & SOWK 3400.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3780-W01
23256
Junior Fieldwork-Social Work
Itzkowitz, Miriam S
05:00 PM-07:00 PM F MEND 202

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, you learn beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. You participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. For 3750 and 3760, the placement is 10���12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms. SOWK 3780 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 3750 and SOWK 3760 into a single semester. Students must consult with the department chair before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 3750 must be taken before SOWK 3760.. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 3750: SOWK 2810 & SOWK 3400.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3780-D05
22788
Junior Fieldwork-Social Work
Brownlow, Tonya D
08:15 AM-09:55 AM W MEND 205

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, you learn beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. You participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. For 3750 and 3760, the placement is 10���12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms. SOWK 3780 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 3750 and SOWK 3760 into a single semester. Students must consult with the department chair before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 3750 must be taken before SOWK 3760.. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 3750: SOWK 2810 & SOWK 3400.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3780-D04
21812
Junior Fieldwork-Social Work
Itzkowitz, Miriam S
08:15 AM-09:55 AM W WHIT 218A

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, you learn beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. You participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. For 3750 and 3760, the placement is 10���12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms. SOWK 3780 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 3750 and SOWK 3760 into a single semester. Students must consult with the department chair before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 3750 must be taken before SOWK 3760.. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 3750: SOWK 2810 & SOWK 3400.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3780-D01
21806
Junior Fieldwork-Social Work
Itzkowitz, Miriam S
08:15 AM-09:55 AM M WHIT 204A

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, you learn beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. You participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. For 3750 and 3760, the placement is 10���12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms. SOWK 3780 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 3750 and SOWK 3760 into a single semester. Students must consult with the department chair before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 3750 must be taken before SOWK 3760.. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 3750: SOWK 2810 & SOWK 3400.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3800-W01
21967
Social Work Research
Nesmith, Andrea A
08:30 AM-12:00 PM S FONT 109

This course fosters competence in the research skills needed for generalist social work practice. You will gain knowledge in the steps of conducting resarch; practice evaluation; conducting research with vulnerable participants; locating and critically evaluating relevant research to inform practice; and evidence-based practice. You will learn values of ethical research practice, using the Belmont Report and the NASW Code of Ethics as guidelines. Particular emphasis is placed on protecting vulnerable research participants. You will also gain skills in writing and presenting a literature review, developing a research proposal, and applying relevant research to practice. Prerequisites: SOWK 2810 and junior status or consent of program director..

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3800-D01
21966
Social Work Research
Nesmith, Andrea A
09:55 AM-11:35 AM T R MEND 109

This course fosters competence in the research skills needed for generalist social work practice. You will gain knowledge in the steps of conducting resarch; practice evaluation; conducting research with vulnerable participants; locating and critically evaluating relevant research to inform practice; and evidence-based practice. You will learn values of ethical research practice, using the Belmont Report and the NASW Code of Ethics as guidelines. Particular emphasis is placed on protecting vulnerable research participants. You will also gain skills in writing and presenting a literature review, developing a research proposal, and applying relevant research to practice. Prerequisites: SOWK 2810 and junior status or consent of program director..

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3800-W01
21967
Social Work Research
Nesmith, Andrea A
08:30 AM-12:00 PM S FONT 109

This course fosters competence in the research skills needed for generalist social work practice. You will gain knowledge in the steps of conducting resarch; practice evaluation; conducting research with vulnerable participants; locating and critically evaluating relevant research to inform practice; and evidence-based practice. You will learn values of ethical research practice, using the Belmont Report and the NASW Code of Ethics as guidelines. Particular emphasis is placed on protecting vulnerable research participants. You will also gain skills in writing and presenting a literature review, developing a research proposal, and applying relevant research to practice. Prerequisites: SOWK 2810 and junior status or consent of program director..

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3850-W01
22586
Group Work Skills
Sy, Felicia W
01:00 PM-04:30 PM U FONT 108

This course is the second of the four-course practice sequence. The primary focus of the course is on the study of human behavior in groups with emphasis on the use of groups in generalist social work practice to accomplish individual, family, organizational and/or community goals. This course provides experiential learning opportunities to integrate knowledge, values, and skills as both a group leader and a group member. The effects of diversity on group interaction are stressed. Prerequisites: SOWK 3550. Prerequisites with concurrency: SOWK 3760 or 3780.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3850-W01
22586
Group Work Skills
Sy, Felicia W
01:00 PM-04:30 PM U FONT 108

This course is the second of the four-course practice sequence. The primary focus of the course is on the study of human behavior in groups with emphasis on the use of groups in generalist social work practice to accomplish individual, family, organizational and/or community goals. This course provides experiential learning opportunities to integrate knowledge, values, and skills as both a group leader and a group member. The effects of diversity on group interaction are stressed. Prerequisites: SOWK 3550. Prerequisites with concurrency: SOWK 3760 or 3780.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3850-D01
21813
Group Work Skills
Vang, Pa D
10:20 AM-12:00 PM M W FONT 102

This course is the second of the four-course practice sequence. The primary focus of the course is on the study of human behavior in groups with emphasis on the use of groups in generalist social work practice to accomplish individual, family, organizational and/or community goals. This course provides experiential learning opportunities to integrate knowledge, values, and skills as both a group leader and a group member. The effects of diversity on group interaction are stressed. Prerequisites: SOWK 3550. Prerequisites with concurrency: SOWK 3760 or 3780.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3850-D02
21814
Group Work Skills
Garrett, Kendra J
10:20 AM-12:00 PM M W MUS 202

This course is the second of the four-course practice sequence. The primary focus of the course is on the study of human behavior in groups with emphasis on the use of groups in generalist social work practice to accomplish individual, family, organizational and/or community goals. This course provides experiential learning opportunities to integrate knowledge, values, and skills as both a group leader and a group member. The effects of diversity on group interaction are stressed. Prerequisites: SOWK 3550. Prerequisites with concurrency: SOWK 3760 or 3780.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3910-W01
22587
Social Policy for Social Chang
Brenden, Mary Ann F
01:00 PM-04:30 PM S FONT 103

This course equips you to understand and critically analyze current and past social policies. Policy alternatives are explored with a focus on the values and attitudes as well as the societal, economic and political dynamics from which they originate. Roles and responsibilities of citizens and professionals in formulating and implementing policies responsive to actual social needs are addressed. Prerequisites: SOWK 2810 or consent of the Program Director.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 3910-D01
21040
Social Policy for Social Chang
Brenden, Mary Ann F
01:35 PM-04:35 PM T MEND 213

This course equips you to understand and critically analyze current and past social policies. Policy alternatives are explored with a focus on the values and attitudes as well as the societal, economic and political dynamics from which they originate. Roles and responsibilities of citizens and professionals in formulating and implementing policies responsive to actual social needs are addressed. Prerequisites: SOWK 2810 or consent of the Program Director.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 4020-W01
20466
Generalist Pract II
Hill, Katharine M
08:30 AM-12:00 PM S WHIT 219B

This course is a continuation of SOWK 4010 and the final of the four courses in the practice sequence of the social work curriculum. The focus is on prevention/intervention methods based on generalist social work knowledge that can be applied to client systems of all sizes. A special emphasis is placed on effecting planned change in groups, organizations, communities, and national and global society toward the pursuit of social justice. A combination of lecture, discussion, experiential learning, and small group activities provides you with knowledge and skills for client systems advocacy and social change. Prerequisites: SOWK 4010. Co-requisites: SOWK 4060.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 4020-W01
20466
Generalist Pract II
Hill, Katharine M
08:30 AM-12:00 PM S WHIT 219B

This course is a continuation of SOWK 4010 and the final of the four courses in the practice sequence of the social work curriculum. The focus is on prevention/intervention methods based on generalist social work knowledge that can be applied to client systems of all sizes. A special emphasis is placed on effecting planned change in groups, organizations, communities, and national and global society toward the pursuit of social justice. A combination of lecture, discussion, experiential learning, and small group activities provides you with knowledge and skills for client systems advocacy and social change. Prerequisites: SOWK 4010. Co-requisites: SOWK 4060.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 4060-W01
20476
Senior Fieldwork-Social Work
Winkler, Carey A
06:00 PM-08:00 PM F MEND 205

See SOWK 4050. Prerequisites: SOWK 4050. Co-requisites: SOWK 4020.

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Spring 2014
SOWK 4060-W01
20476
Senior Fieldwork-Social Work
Winkler, Carey A
06:00 PM-08:00 PM F MEND 205

See SOWK 4050. Prerequisites: SOWK 4050. Co-requisites: SOWK 4020.

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