Summer 2018 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
GRSW 500 - 01 History /Phil of Social Work M - W - - - - 1600 - 1900 SCB 324

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M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1600 - 1900

Location:

SCB 324

Course Registration Number:

30265 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Sarah M. Johnston

This course provides a foundation for the graduate social work and includes some texts that will be used across the curriculum. Special emphasis is placed on understanding the history, legacies, philosophy and values of social welfare and social work. This course provides students the opportunity to explore the historical development of the ethics, purposes, and sanctions characteristic of professional social work practice.

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GRSW 500 - 20 History /Phil of Social Work See Details * *

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See Details

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Course Registration Number:

30276 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Renee A. Hepperlen

This course provides a foundation for the graduate social work and includes some texts that will be used across the curriculum. Special emphasis is placed on understanding the history, legacies, philosophy and values of social welfare and social work. This course provides students the opportunity to explore the historical development of the ethics, purposes, and sanctions characteristic of professional social work practice.

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Location Time Day(s)
SCB 3240930-130009 Jun '18
SCB 3240930-130014 Jul '18
SCB 3240930-130011 Aug '18
GRSW 500 - 21 History /Phil of Social Work See Details * *

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See Details

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Course Registration Number:

30690 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Stacy M. Husebo

This course provides a foundation for the graduate social work and includes some texts that will be used across the curriculum. Special emphasis is placed on understanding the history, legacies, philosophy and values of social welfare and social work. This course provides students the opportunity to explore the historical development of the ethics, purposes, and sanctions characteristic of professional social work practice.

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Location Time Day(s)
SCB 2050930-130009 Jun '18
SCB 2050930-130014 Jul '18
SCB 2050930-130011 Aug '18
GRSW 505 - 01 Field Pract & Seminar I - - W - - - - 1600 - 2000 SCB 326

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1600 - 2000

Location:

SCB 326

Course Registration Number:

30266 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Amanda R. Thooft

The field practicum is an educationally directed on-site experience under the supervision of an agency based social work field instructor and a campus based faculty liaison. Students complete a total of 400 hours during the first practicum. On-campus seminars (I and II) taken concurrently with the practicum assist the student in the integration and application of practice theory to their placement learning activities. The first practicum is taken concurrently with GRSW 501 and GRSW 502: Theory and Practice of Social Work I and II.

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GRSW 506 - 01 Field Pract & Seminar II - - W - - - - 1600 - 1900 SCB 326

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1600 - 1900

Location:

SCB 326

Course Registration Number:

30271 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Amanda R. Thooft

The field practicum is an educationally directed on-site experience under the supervision of an agency based social work field instructor and a campus based faculty liaison. Students complete a total of 400 hours during the first practicum. On-campus seminars (I and II) taken concurrently with the practicum assist the student in the integration and application of practice theory to their placement learning activities. The first practicum is taken concurrently with GRSW 501 and GRSW 502: Theory and Practice of Social Work I and II.

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GRSW 540 - 20 Human Behav & Soc Environment See Details * *

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See Details

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Course Registration Number:

30516 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Mary E. Tinucci

This foundation course will explore the dynamics of human behavior and prepare a foundation of knowledge on which to build clinical practice skills. Through a study of systems theory, psychodynamic theory and the identification of the biological, psychological and sociological variables influencing development, students will gain a theoretical base for application to the assessment of client systems. Special emphasis in the course is on the important factors of human diversity (ethnic minorities of color, racism, enthnocentrism, aging, sexism, sexual orientation, and religion/spirituality) as they affect the dynamics of human behavior.

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Location Time Day(s)
SCB 3241400-173009 Jun '18
SCB 3241400-173014 Jul '18
SCB 3241400-173011 Aug '18
GRSW 580 - 20 Meth of Social Work Research See Details * *

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See Details

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Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

30277 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Courtney K. Wells

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.

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Location Time Day(s)
SCB 3261215-211508 Jun '18
SCB 3261215-211522 Jun '18
SCB 3261215-211506 Jul '18
SCB 3261215-211520 Jul '18
SCB 3261215-211510 Aug '18
GRSW 607 - 01 Field Pract & Seminar III - - W - - - - 1600 - 2000 SCB

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1600 - 2000

Location:

SCB

Course Registration Number:

30267 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Amanda R. Thooft

This course provides advanced learning and practice in settings conducive to clinical social work practice under the instruction of an agency-based social work supervisor and campus-based faculty member. Students complete a minimum of 600 hours during the practicum. Campus seminars (III and IV) taken concurrently with the practicum provide guidance for learning continued application of theory and prior experience, and further refinement of social work skills. The clinical field practicum is taken concurrently with GRSW 603: Methods of Clinical Social Work I and GRSW 604: Methods of Clinical Social Work II.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GRSW 607 - 02 Field Pract & Seminar III - - W - - - - 1600 - 2000 SCB 325

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1600 - 2000

Location:

SCB 325

Course Registration Number:

30525 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jennifer C. Powers

This course provides advanced learning and practice in settings conducive to clinical social work practice under the instruction of an agency-based social work supervisor and campus-based faculty member. Students complete a minimum of 600 hours during the practicum. Campus seminars (III and IV) taken concurrently with the practicum provide guidance for learning continued application of theory and prior experience, and further refinement of social work skills. The clinical field practicum is taken concurrently with GRSW 603: Methods of Clinical Social Work I and GRSW 604: Methods of Clinical Social Work II.

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GRSW 608 - 01 Field Pract & Seminar IV - - W - - - - 1600 - 2000 SCB

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1600 - 2000

Location:

SCB

Course Registration Number:

30272 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Amanda R. Thooft

This course provides advanced learning and practice in settings conducive to clinical social work practice under the instruction of an agency-based social work supervisor and campus-based faculty member. Students complete a minimum of 600 hours during the practicum. On campus seminars (III and IV) taken concurrently with the practicum provide guidance for learning continued application of theory and prior experience, and further refinement of social work skills. The clinical field practicum is taken concurrently with GRSW 603: Methods of Clinical Social Work I and GRSW 604: Methods of Clinical Social Work II.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
GRSW 608 - 02 Field Pract & Seminar IV - - W - - - - 1600 - 2000 SCB 325

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1600 - 2000

Location:

SCB 325

Course Registration Number:

30526 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jennifer C. Powers

This course provides advanced learning and practice in settings conducive to clinical social work practice under the instruction of an agency-based social work supervisor and campus-based faculty member. Students complete a minimum of 600 hours during the practicum. On campus seminars (III and IV) taken concurrently with the practicum provide guidance for learning continued application of theory and prior experience, and further refinement of social work skills. The clinical field practicum is taken concurrently with GRSW 603: Methods of Clinical Social Work I and GRSW 604: Methods of Clinical Social Work II.

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GRSW 612 - 01 Grief Counseling & Therapy - T - R - - - 1600 - 1900 SCB 205

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1600 - 1900

Location:

SCB 205

Course Registration Number:

30273 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Ted W. Bowman

This course provides theoretical and applied framework for understanding grief and loss as they relate to social work practices. The perspectives and skills taught in the class can be used in recognizing and addressing grief and loss with persons of diverse backgrounds, who are facing a variety of different losses, in a variety of practice settings. The course is designed to be relevant for social work practice in any setting, not just those focused on death and dying. A broad view of the concept of loss will be taken. Students will be able, by the conclusion of the course, to recognize, identify, and respond to losses with those with whom they work. Students will also address matters of self and team care when addressing grief issues with clients.

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GRSW 619 - 01 Integrative Psychotherapy - T - R - - - 1700 - 2000 SCB 324

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- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1700 - 2000

Location:

SCB 324

Course Registration Number:

30268 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Merra L. Young

This course on integrative psychotherapy uses a bio/ psychosocial/spiritual perspective applied to clinical social work practice. Based on Mindfulness-based Meditation principles and practices, students will explore the mind-body connection informed by neuroscience research, emotional intelligence and mindfulness-based approaches, body-oriented, and contemplative approaches from other east/west disciplines of study. Integrative psychotherapy draws from a range of expressive/healing arts through both theoretical and experiential practices students will learn effective and appropriate applications of integrative processes in clinical work with individuals, couples, families and groups. Integrative therapy with diverse mental health issues and client populations will be taught through case examples, classroom activities, discussion and assignments. A strong ethical foundation for practice and the prevention of compassion fatigue will be established throughout the course.

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GRSW 621 - 20 Brief Dynamic Psychotherapy See Details * *

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See Details

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Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

30279 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Kari L. Fletcher

This course will focus on teaching the theory and practice techniques of brief psychodynamic psychotherapy. Major emphasis will be on one model of brief dynamic psychotherapy being, " "Time Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy." The course will focus on the application of this dynamic theory to clinical social work practice. The course will focus on techniques utilized to effect change.

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Location Time Day(s)
MCH 1141400-173009 Jun '18
MCH 1141400-173014 Jul '18
MCH 1141400-173011 Aug '18
GRSW 625 - 01 Social Policy & Program Devel M - W - - - - 1600 - 1900 SCB 324

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1600 - 1900

Location:

SCB 324

Course Registration Number:

30274 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Molly Calhoun

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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GRSW 626 - 01 Clinical Practice with Trauma M - W - - - - 1600 - 1900 SCB 205

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M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1600 - 1900

Location:

SCB 205

Course Registration Number:

30269 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Alma Catherine Phibbs

This course will focus on an understanding of the psychophysiology of trauma and address clinical work with trauma clients. The course will explore trauma's impact on the organization of the self and its implications for treatment.

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GRSW 645 - 01 Psychopathology & Hum Behavior - T - R - - - 1600 - 1900 SCB 112

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- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1600 - 1900

Location:

SCB 112

Course Registration Number:

30275 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Michael G. Chovanec

This course will explore the dynamics of psychopathology in human behavior. Through the identification of the biological, psychological, sociological and spiritual variables influencing behavior, students gain a theoretical foundation for understanding and assessing psychopathology. The impact of diversity, social justice and ageism on behavior and the experience of mental illness will be explored. Special emphasis in this course is on the complexity of psychopathology and the use and practical limitations of diagnostic systems, especially DSM-IV-TR.

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GRSW 681 - 01 Social Work Practice Research - T - R - - - 1600 - 1900 SCB 112

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1600 - 1900

Location:

SCB 112

Course Registration Number:

30270 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Laurel N. Bidwell

This course focusses on research in all areas of social work practice. Both quantitative and qualitative research methods are studied in research designs from single-subject designs through group designs to systematic evaluation. A major focus is to develop the knowledge and skills of the student to be an objective evaluator of social work practice as well as to be an active participant in adding the of the knowledge base of social work.

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