SW-341: Microskills for Professional Helpers: Social Work Practice with Individuals
As the first in a three-course social work practice sequence, this course emphasizes the basic skills of engagement, assessment, planning and intervention, primarily with individuals. The course integrates strengths and empowerment perspectives, and employs case situations that reflect all aspects of human diversity. Learning processes promote self-awareness, attentiveness to values and ethics, critical thinking, and strategies for self-evaluation in micro-level practice. Open to non-social work majors. This course will include at least one writing assignment that requires peer review and a minimum of two drafts.