2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    Jul 24, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SWRK 651 - Social Work Field Instruction I

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 4

This course is one of two courses that constitute the foundation field placement. The foundation placement is intended to help students develop basic knowledge and skills that provide the groundwork for their area of concentration. During this foundation placement students are in the field for 230 clock hours per semester. This amounts to two full days a week. Students are assigned to social service agencies and are supervised by experienced professionals. The field placement provides students the opportunity to integrate knowledge and skills within an agency setting and community context. Students will have experiences in working with individuals, families, groups, and organizations. The field placement is offered concurrently with seminar classes. Seminar will provide students an opportunity to enhance placement learning experiences by helping student further develop understanding of knowledge, skills, self-awareness and professional use of self in advanced social work practice. Students may select rural or urban settings.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work.

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