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SW 340. Fundamentals of Generalist Practice

Credits: 3
Department: Social Work
Description: Description of the social work profession. Presentation of a generalist practice model integrated with volunteer experience in the community.
Prerequisites: SW 195, SW 216, BIOL 103, HURL 201, HURL 206, PSY 240 or CEEP 262, SOC 160, STAT 193.
Corequisites: SW 330, SW 345
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply knowledge of primary social work theories to practice with multiple client levels and within the context of social work values and ethics.
2. Identify and differentiate the social work generalist practice processes with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
3. Practice engagement techniques to gather, analyze and assess client data, strengths, and limitations.
4. Identify and evaluate client driven intervention strategies that enhance client capacity.
5. Describe and use intervention techniques to involve clients in resolution of problems.
6. Identify and use methods for ending professional relationships with clients.
7. Apply evaluation techniques to analyze and monitor interventions.

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