2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CSWRK 5005 Fundamentals of Social Work Practice I

This course extends and applies concepts and theories of human behavior in the social environment to inform the processes of engagement and relationship building in support of specific theories of change. Through structured assignments and video-recorded simulations, students will be supported in the cultivation of self-awareness around their own and their client’s social position and relationships, as well as specific, empirically supported theories and skills for social work practice to promote resilience with diverse individuals, couples, families and groups.