2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    May 22, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SWRK 611 - Social Work Intervention with Individuals and Families

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

This course will introduce students to content on theories of assessment, intervention, diversity, evaluation and termination. Specific attention is given to the development of skills in communication, rapport building, interviewing, and the utilization of professional self in working with individuals and families. Multigenerational family life cycle is explored. Models of family therapy and other intervention approaches are reviewed. Challenges and concerns encountered by vulnerable families, low-income families, families of color, and nontraditional families are reviewed. The dynamics of small groups are emphasized. Students develop an understanding of how values and ethics impact social work practice.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work.

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