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Bsw Practice II: Intervention In Generalist Sw Practice (SWK-333)

Semester: Spring 2024
Number: 0404-333-022
Instructor: Arron Muller
Days: Wednesday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Note: Traditional In-Person Class
Location: Garden City - Social Work Building 306
Credits: 3
Status: Closed

For majors only
SWK Students only. Must register for Lecture and Fieldwork
Co-Requisite 0404-331

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Related Syllabi: Margarita Kushner for Spring 2022*

*Attention Students: Please note that the syllabi available for your view on these pages are for example only. The instructors and requirements for each course are subject to change each semester. If you enroll in a particular course, your instructor and course outline may differ from what is presented here.


Students will further develop social work knowledge and skills, translating social work practice philosophy into sustainable, ethical social work. An emphasis is placed on effective social work intervention with individuals, groups, and communities. This course is taken concurrently with Field Practice II.

Learning Goals:   1. Identify as a professional social worker and conduct oneself accordingly. Practice behaviors consist of:a. Advocate for client access to the services of social work;b. Practice personal reflection and self-correction to assure continual professional development;c. Attend to professional roles and boundaries;d. Demonstrate professional demeanor in behavior, appearance, and communication;e. Engage in career-long learning; andf. Use supervision and consultation.2. Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice. Practice behaviors consist of:a. Recognize and manage personal values in a way that allows professional values to guide practice;b. Make ethical decisions by applying standards of the National Association of Social Workers "Code of Ethics" and, as applicable, of the International Federation of Social Workers/ International Association of Schools of Social Work "Ethics in Social Work, Statement of Principles";c. Tolerate ambiguity in resolving ethical conflicts; d. Apply strategies of ethical reasoning to arrive at principled decisions.3. Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments. Practice behaviors consist of:a. Distinguish, appraise, and integrate multiple sources of knowledge, including research-based knowledge, and practice wisdom;b. Analyze models of assessment, prevention, intervention, and evaluation; c. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication in working with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities, and colleagues.4. Engage diversity and difference in practice. Practice behaviors consist of:a. Recognize the extent to which a culture’s structures and values may oppress, marginalize, alienate, or create or enhance privilege and power;b. Gain sufficient self-awareness to eliminate the influence of personal biases and values in working with diverse groups;c. Recognize and communicate their understanding of the importance of difference in shaping life experiences; d. View themselves as learners and engage those with whom they work as informants.5. Engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research. Practice behaviors consist of:a. Use research evidence to inform practice.6. Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. Practice behaviors consist of:a. Preparing for action w/ individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities;

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