SWK 211: Generalist Social Work Practice I

Discipline: Social Work

Credit Hours: 3

An introduction to the social work profession; values, ethics, theories, concepts and generalist practice methods. Foundational generalist practice skills for work with client systems of various sizes to include micro, messo, and macro levels of practice. Generalist social work practice encompasses assessment and intervention within all three levels of practice founded in the principles of systems theory. Students will engage in a variety of experiential learning activities such as: professional writing, social work documentation, human service program design and evaluation, counselor/client relationships, interviewing and assessing techniques, skills in communication and confidentiality.

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