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Fall 2021 Courses

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SOWK 181 - 01 Introduction to Social Work - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 MCH 109

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- T - R - - -

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0955 - 1135

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MCH 109

Course Registration Number:

40663 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Melissa A. Lundquist

This course introduces the student 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, community and societal levels. Special emphasis is placed on values, human diversity, social justice and social work fields of practice.

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SOWK 291 - 01 The Anatomy of Violence - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 SCB 112

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- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

SCB 112

Course Registration Number:

40224 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Andrea A. Nesmith

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.

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SOWK 355 - 01 Comm/Interviewing Skills M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 SCB 205

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M - W - - - -

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1525 - 1700

Location:

SCB 205

Course Registration Number:

43197 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Melissa A. Lundquist

This course is the first of a four-course practice sequence. The primary focus is on communication theory and skills as applied to social work with individuals, families, small groups, communities and organizations. There is an emphasis on self-awareness, beginning assessment skills and diversity issues. An integrative approach to generalist social work practice provides the context for intervention on individual, environmental and societal levels. SOWK 355 is taken with SOWK 375 (or 378) in the fall. Prerequisites or concurrent registration with: SOWK 181 (or 281 under the old course number) or consent of the program director.

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SOWK 355 - 02 Comm/Interviewing Skills M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 SCB 101

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M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

SCB 101

Course Registration Number:

40732 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Kayla M. Richards

This course is the first of a four-course practice sequence. The primary focus is on communication theory and skills as applied to social work with individuals, families, small groups, communities and organizations. There is an emphasis on self-awareness, beginning assessment skills and diversity issues. An integrative approach to generalist social work practice provides the context for intervention on individual, environmental and societal levels. SOWK 355 is taken with SOWK 375 (or 378) in the fall. Prerequisites or concurrent registration with: SOWK 181 (or 281 under the old course number) or consent of the program director.

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SOWK 375 - 01 Jr Field Practicum & Integ Sem - - W - - - - 1335 - 1510

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- - W - - - -

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1335 - 1510

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Course Registration Number:

43198 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Eva M. Solomonson

In this course, students will complete a 75-hour practicum in a social service agency under the supervision of a licensed social worker.   While in the host agency, students will engage in observation, beginning social service tasks, and group supervision. Students participate in a weekly on-campus seminar that helps students integrate essential practice concepts with this first experiential learning in the field. Open to social work majors only. Prerequisites: SOWK 181. Prerequisite or concurrent with SOWK 355 or SOWK 385.  

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SOWK 391 - 01 Social Policy for Change - T - R - - - 1335 - 1510 SCB 112

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- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

SCB 112

Course Registration Number:

43060 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Andrea A. Nesmith

This course equips students 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. Prerequisite: SOWK 181 (or 281 under the old course number) or consent of the Program Director.

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SOWK 401 - 01 Gen Pract 1: Small Client Syst - - W - - - - 0830 - 1135 SCB 211

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- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

0830 - 1135

Location:

SCB 211

Course Registration Number:

43891 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Melissa A. Lundquist

This is the third course in the four-part practice sequence. This course prepares students for generalist social work practice with individuals, families and groups in the context of their social environments with emphasis on aspects of diversity. A primary focus is the application of social work knowledge through increased development of skills. The overall goal of the course is integration and application of the stages of the generalist social work method. SOWK 401 is taken with 405 in the fall by seniors. Prerequisites: SOWK 355 and SOWK 385.

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SOWK 401 - 02 Gen. Pract I: Small Client Sys - - W - - - - 1335 - 1640 SCB 211

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- - W - - - -

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1335 - 1640

Location:

SCB 211

Course Registration Number:

44142 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Tonya L. Horn

This is the third course in the four-part practice sequence. This course prepares students for generalist social work practice with individuals, families and groups in the context of their social environments with emphasis on aspects of diversity. A primary focus is the application of social work knowledge through increased development of skills. The overall goal of the course is integration and application of the stages of the generalist social work method. SOWK 401 is taken with 405 in the fall by seniors. Prerequisites: SOWK 355 and SOWK 385.

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SOWK 405 - 01 Sr Field Place & Integ Seminar M - - - - - - 1525 - 1700 SCB 104

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M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

SCB 104

Course Registration Number:

43892 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Eva M. Solomonson

Senior Fieldwork complements the student’s academic work through practical experiences in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, the student learns social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. Students participate in an on-campus seminar with other senior social work majors while in placement. The placement is approximately 15-20 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms (fall and spring semesters). Concurrent registration in SOWK 401 is required. SOWK 405 is the fall course.

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SOWK 405 - 02 Sr Field Place & Integ Seminar - - - R - - - 1525 - 1700 SCB 211

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- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

SCB 211

Course Registration Number:

43893 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Catrice M. O'Neal

Senior Fieldwork complements the student’s academic work through practical experiences in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, the student learns social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. Students participate in an on-campus seminar with other senior social work majors while in placement. The placement is approximately 15-20 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms (fall and spring semesters). Concurrent registration in SOWK 401 is required. SOWK 405 is the fall course.

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