Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

SWK 350 Social Work Practice I(RNL)

3 hours. First of three courses in social work practice. In preparation for practice in the field, this course emphasizes practice with individuals and families. Assessment, intervention and evaluation are taught from a social work perspective. Students study the NASW code of professional values and ethics. Issues of diversity and working with populations at risk in the urban environment are integrated. Skill development includes interviewing and recording skills analysis of need, use of self, communication techniques, and the problem-solving process. This course may be repeated once. NOTE: To graduate, a grade of B or higher is required in SWK 350. Prerequisites: Admission to the BSSW program and SWK 200 with a grade of C or higher. Pre- or corequisite: SWK 311 with a grade of C or higher.