Disability support We strongly recommend that you tell us about any long term health conditions, learning difficulty or disability you may have. Students must also complete two semesters of one Modern Language Spanish is preferred. In conjunction with Nottingham Law School, which has authentic court rooms based in the Chaucer building, we are now testing our students in their court report skills by having them present to expert panels in the mock court rooms. The major immerses learners in social work practice, research methods, and human behavior and social environment. Social welfare is studied from a policy perspective, and students are given the tools for beginning social policy analysis. Special effort is directed toward the development of skills and expertise in dealing with alcohol and drug problems.
A child welfare course evaluates the needs of at-risk children with attention placed on their standards of care. Admission to the major requires at least 45 credits with a minimum 2. A combination of large group teaching, directed study, and workshops using interactive exercises will enable you to understand and apply relevant theories, methods and models to typical situations that require social work intervention. Students take 64 liberal arts credits before moving onto the major. The module draws on theory and practice from a variety of perspectives including the main schools of thought in psychology and sociology.
Learners take courses in the 45-credit major in sequence. In addition to evaluating clients individually, they also create treatment plans, help clients develop skills for success, provide referrals to other professionals, and educate family members. Tracing the roots of social work in response to systemic social inequality, it clearly relates the tenets of social work to the challenges and opportunities of modern social change. It provides an introduction to the processes and practices involved in program development, organizational management, program advocacy, and sound administrative social work practice. Family Development Specialist Model 3 s.
This course seeks to expand your understanding of how all of our lives are shaped by social structures and the historical contexts in which we live. Basic principles of social science research and importance for social work practice: overview of research principles including the stages of a research project, design of research; quantitative and qualitative methodologies, design of questionnaires, methods of data collection and preparation of reports. For both intercountry adoption and global surrogacy, the complexity of the social context anchors the discourse inclusive of the intersections of poverty and privilege. Learners enjoy an active social life on campus through access to more than 300 clubs and organizations. While we aim to keep any extra study costs to a minimum, please see our page on to find out about any additional expenses you may incur on your course. In addition, the impact of gender, culture, religion, etc. In order to pass one course, the student must also pass the other course.
We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. The psychological impact on men, women and children who are victims of traffickers and the impact on countries, communities, and families. Emphasis is on organizational context, theoretical models, social work roles, culturally sensitive approaches, biopsychosocial assessments, triage, advocacy, interdisciplinary and inter-organizational collaboration and record keeping. Prerequisites: Junior status and completion of all 100-level and 200-level social work courses or permission of department chairperson. The focus is on developing a greater awareness of one's values in situations where there are ethical dilemmas to resolve. Three lecture hours per week plus videotaping. Make sure you check the entry requirements above carefully before you do.
It also helps to ensure that you are ready for professional practice when you qualify. The components of suicide assessments, empirically-supported treatments, and ethical and legal issues that may arise are reviewed. Course content will be organized within the following five domains: 1 postmodern perspectives on gender; 2 developmental models for acquiring gay and lesbian identity; 3 social work practice with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered persons. An understanding of increasing diversity in adult life will be developed by exploration from a sociological perspective of social change, political economy, and current events. Learners begin the social work major with foundational courses that include study of the American social welfare system and cultural competence in the helping professions. You will also explore new developments in anti-oppressive practice, rights, justice and wellbeing.
Social work doctoral programs prepare students to work as researchers and social work educators. It draws on a specific area of social work practice. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Three lecture hours per week. The prepares participants for generalist social work practice. The major explores social work practice, cultural pluralism, and social work research methods.
Issues for discussion will include how human trafficking occurs in a global context and in the U. Those interested in working in child welfare receive financial support through the Child Welfare Professional Enhancement Program in exchange for a post-graduation employment commitment. The ecological and strengths based approaches will provide a theoretical frame for this course. Scientific approach to knowledge building, with emphasis on critical use of research; quantitative and qualitative methods, evaluation of practice, computerized data analysis, ethics and diversity in social work research. A major focus of the course involves instructional and experiential opportunities for the student to develop skills that provide children with appropriate developmental materials and facilitate a safe relationship for the child to express models that can be applied to children of various ages.