A part-time instructor is needed to teach SWK 601 (Sec. M001) – Fundamentals of Social Work Practice in Fall 2021 semester (8/30/21-12/10/21). Course description: Preparation for beginning social work interventions. Theories of practice and rehearsal of problem solving and communication skills with individuals, families, and groups in client, target, and action systems. Class meets: (in-person) TH 6:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. This course introduces direct practice in social work. Two frameworks inform course readings and discussions, the generalist and ecological perspectives. These frameworks provide practical tools for assessing common challenges that social workers face in their practice. Through course readings, students will learn to formulate effective interventions with clients and client systems. Class exercises will be used to develop direct practice skills that apply to working with diverse communities. Field-based assignments will advance students' conceptual grasp of the fundamentals of social work practice and build a foundation for advanced concentrations.
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