*SOWK is the NCA&TSU course prefix, and SWK is the UNCG course prefix

 

  • SOWK784/SWK 600 Field 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 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 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 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 634 Special Topics (3:3) (UNCG only)

Bridge course for Advanced Standing only:

  • SOWK 731/SWK 631 Social Work with Individiuals and Families: Theory and Practice (3:3).  Emphasis on the practice of social work in assessment and intervention using personality theory, family theory and the family life cycle, and social work theory.

 

See Electives page, for additional courses.