SWK312 Social Work Practice I
This course provides a framework for the Generalist Model for social work practice with individuals and families. Emphasis is on learning to develop professional relationships that are characterized by mutuality,collaboration, and respect for the client. Content focuses on examination of client strengths and problems in the interactions among individuals and between people and their environments as well as social work knowledge, values, and skills that are employed to enhance the well-being of people and to help ameliorate the environmental conditions that affect people adversely. The problem solving methods is also a major component of the course as well as learning the skills for practice with clients from differing social, cultural, racial, religious, spiritual, and class backgrounds.
Credit Hours: 3