Prerequisites: Full major status in Social Work.
This social work practice course introduces students to the values, knowledge, and skills essential for generalist social work practice. This course focuses on the integration of theory, methods, and skills as they apply to practice with individuals and families. This course provides students with an in-depth examination of the problem-solving process within individual, familial, and ecosystem developmental frameworks. This course emphasizes the engagement of clients in a professional working relationship with a focus on intra- and inter-personal communication skills and case-management assessment and treatment planning (i.e., identifying issues, problems, needs, resources, assets, and planning for service delivery). This course also gives special attention to understanding, affirming, and respecting people of diverse backgrounds.