Molly Driessen

Instructor of Social Work

Fall 2019 Courses

Fall 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GRSW 580 - 20 Meth of Social Work Research See Details * *

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See Details

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Course Registration Number:

42221 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Molly C. Driessen

This course focuses on learning generalist social work research methods and skills. Students will be introduced to the basic concepts of research, allowing them to be both critical consumers and novice producers of research. Skills emphasized include critiquing and analyzing research literature, searching for relevant scholarly articles, writing literature reviews, developing research design, and understanding quantitative and qualitative data analysis. Discussed in the class are frameworks regarding evidence-based practice, diverse client systems, ethical research practice, and social justice.

Schedule Details

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SCB 1040930-130007 Sep '19
SCB 1040930-130012 Oct '19
SCB 1040930-130023 Nov '19

J-Term 2020 Courses

J-Term 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GRSW 625 - 01 Social Policy & Program Devel M - - - - - - 1920 - 2145 SCB 211

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M - - - - - -

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1920 - 2145

Location:

SCB 211

Course Registration Number:

22411 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Molly C. Driessen

This course focuses on current social welfare policy, policy analysis and advocacy, connections between policy and practice, and social welfare program development. The content and effects of current social welfare policy are examined in the course, and policy analysis and the skills for policy advocacy are emphasized. The course carefully considers the connections between policy and clinical practice. A major focus of the course includes learning the stages of program development, which culminates in a group program proposal and presentation. Emphasized in the course are the frameworks of social justice, diversity and cultural contexts, and the application of research skills to all parts of policy and program practice.

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