*SOWK is the NCA&TSU course prefix, and SWK is the UNCG course prefix
- SOWK784/SWK 600 Field Education/Instruction and Seminar I (3:1:16) Application of theories and concepts to professional social work practice within a field agency. Seminar assists students to integrate theory and classroom learning into agency practice. (Graded on S-U basis)
- SOWK785/SWK 608 Field Education/Instruction and Seminar II (3:1:16) Application of theories and concepts to professional social work practice within a field agency. Seminar assists students to integrate theory and classroom learning into agency practice. (Graded on S-U basis)
- SOWK/SWK 609 Family Theory and Intervention (3:3) Introduction to the paradigm shift of family treatment. Course will include assessment and intervention with families from the structural, strategic, solution-focused, object relations and narrative theoretical perspectives.
- SOWK/SWK 618 Social Work and Social Justice (3:3) Examines social work’s historical and current commitment to social justice, focusing on clinical practice and initiatives to address disparities in funding, clinical trials, consumer access, treatment, and provision of services.
- SOWK/SWK 619 Foundations of Clinical Social Work Practice (3:3) Introduction to clinical practice theories and skills including human development and personality theories, strength-based perspectives, and an overview of diagnosis and assessment in the service planning process.
- SOWK/SWK 621 Foundations of Social Work and Social Policy (3:3) Explores the history and development of social welfare institutions and social work. Examines the relationships between social problems, social policies, and social work practice from historical and contemporary perspectives.
- SOWK/SWK 622 Social Work Practice with Individuals (3:3) Defines and describes direct social work practice; knowledge, skills and values necessary to provide a wide scope of developmental, preventive and therapeutic services to individuals.
- SOWK/SWK 623 Social Work with Groups (3:3) Advanced course designed to teach group process and strategies, techniques, and skills for working with groups such as support groups and task groups in human services settings.
- SOWK/SWK 624 Social Work Practice and Human Diversity (3:3) Examines cultural and social diversity; addresses theoretical and practical dimensions of social work practice with oppressed people of color, women, the aged, the sexually diverse, and the physically disabled.
- SOWK/SWK 626 Social Work Research Methods (3:3) Research methodology as it relates to the professional practice of social work. Examines quantitative and qualitative methods as means for solving social problems.
- SOWK/SWK 634 Research Designs and Data Analysis for Social Work Practice (3:3) Advanced skills in (a) conceptualizing research problems, (b) completing research in the social work domains: needs assessment, program evaluation, and single subject research, and (c) using inferential skills for data analysis.
- SOWK 786/SWK 640 Field Education/Instruction III (5:0:24) Application of theories and concepts to the role of a professional social work practitioner within a field agency. Taken concurrently with SOWK 725/SWK 641 Field Seminar III. (Graded on S-U basis)
- SOWK 789/SWK 641 Field Seminar III (1:1) Field seminar to be taken concurrently with SOWK 723/SWK 640 Field Instruction III; assists student to integrate theory and classroom knowledge into their agency field practice. Includes capstone project.
- SOWK/SWK 644 Organizational Context of Clinical Social Work Practice (3:3) Focuses on a range of organizational and professional issues social workers encounter as clinicians, service providers, and administrators in diverse clinical settings, with emphasis on culturally responsive social work practice.
- SOWK/SWK 652 Advanced Clinical Social Work Practice I (3:3) The first of two advanced level courses in clinical social work practice, this course will focus on building competencies in clinical assessment and diagnosis of mental and substance abuse disorders.
- SOWK/SWK 653 Advanced Clinical Social Work Practice II (3:3) This second advanced clinical practice course will focus on expanding competencies in clinical assessment and diagnosis of mental and substance abuse disorders, as well as applying culturally responsive clinical interventions.
- SOWK 787/SWK 647 Field Education/Instruction IV (5:0:24) Application of theories and concepts to the role of a professional social work practitioner within a field agency. Taken concurrently with SOWK 763/SWK 648 Field Seminar IV. (Graded on S-U basis)
- SOWK 792/SWK 648 – Field Seminar IV (1:1) Field seminar to be taken concurrently with SOWK 762/SWK 647 Field Instruction IV; assists students to integrate theory and classroom knowledge into their agency field practice. Includes capstone project.
- SOWK 733 Independent Study (3:3) (NCA&TSU only)
- SWK 654 Special Topics (3:3) (UNCG only)
Bridge courses for Advanced Standing only:
- SOWK 731/SWK 631 Social Work with Individuals: Theory and Practice (3:3). Social work assessment and intervention with individuals, including application of developmental theory, personality theories, diagnostic classifications, and social work ethical principles and practice theories.
- SOWK 732/SWK 632 Social Work with Families and Groups. (3:3). Theories related to group and family dynamics and functioning and social work assessment and intervention with families and groups from a multicultural clinical perspective.
See Electives page, for additional courses.