2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
    Feb 06, 2023  
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SW 600 - Bridging Practice, Theory, Policy and Research


SW600 is designed to reinforce, augment and supplement learning achieved on the baccalaureate level of socialwork education. The course will integrate knowledge, values and skills across four essential content areas; 1)Policy Practice, 2) Theories of Human Behavior, 3) Research Informed Practice & Practice Informed Research,and 4) Multi-Level Generalist Social Work Practice. Infused throughout the readings,discussions andassignments in this course are the nine competencies of social work practice as set forth by the Council onSocial Work Education (CSWE, 2015). Students are expected to demonstrate growth in identifying as aprofessional social worker. They are expected to identify conflicts and ethical dilemmas and to apply asystematic framework to respond effectively in such situations. Students will be expected to articulate thephilosophical and professional values related to the Strengths Perspective and Recovery Oriented practice.Finally, this course will challenge students to continue to identify issues related to structural oppression,exclusion, discrimination, and income inequality. This course assesses Social Work EPAS competencies 1-9.
Credits: 3



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