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Advanced Curriculum

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CLINICAL CONCENTRATION

(Elect 2) 801; 802; 803; 804

801

Clinical Social Work with Older Adults (3)
Updated 1/5/17

802 Clinical Social Work with Adults (3)
Updated 7/12/17 (Fall 2017)
802 Clinical Social Work with Adults (3) Updated 4/27/17 (Summer 2017)
803

Clinical Social Work with Adolescents & Young Adults (3)
Updated 12/20/16

803 Clinical Social Work with Adolescents & Young Adults (3)
Updated 4/24/17 (Summer 2017)
804 Clinical Social Work with Children (3)
Updated 7/5/17
(Elect 1) 821; 822
821

Clinical Social Work with Families: Traditional Models (3)
Updated 12/10/14

822

Clinical Social Work with Families: Strengths-Based Model (3)
Updated 7/5/17 (Fall 2017)

822 Clinical Social Work with Families: strenghths-Based Model (3)
Updated 4/25/17 (Summer 2017)
(Elect 1) 723; 724; 725
723

Psychodynamic Theory & Social Functioning (3)
Updated 7/5/17  (Fall 2017)

723 Psychodynamic Theory & Social Functioning (3)                               Updated 5/12/16 (Summer 2016)
724 Cognitive/Behavioral Theory & Social Functioning (3)
Updated 7/20/17
725

Transpersonal Theory and Social Functioning (3)
Updated 12/17/13

(Elect 1) 756, 757  

756                     

Evaluation of Social Work Practice (3) Updated 7/3/17

756 Evaluation of Social Work Practice (3) Updated 6/1/17 (Summer)
757                   Evaluaton of Social Work Prgrams (3) Updated 7/5/17

 

Required courses: 740, 871/872 (Healthcare Specialization only):

740

Ethical Issues in Contemporary Social Work (3)
Updated 12/20/16

 
740 Ethical Issues in Contemporary Social Work (3)
Upadated 4/25/17 (Summer 2017)
 
871, 872

Advanced Field Education & Integrative Seminar I & II: Clinical (3) Updated 7/20/17

6 semester hours                 Elect 6 semester hours of free electives

(Healthcare Specialization (Instead of 871, 872, and electives above, select courses below)
665 Thory and Models of Healthcare Updated 7/20/17
877, 878

Advanced Field Education & Integrative Seminar I & II: Health (3) Updated 1/5/16

(Elect 1) 653, 655, 656, 662, 663,723, 724, 725
 
653 Attachment Theory & Neurobiology (3) Updated 12/20/16
655 Social Work Response To Trauma: Intersections of Policy, Community, and Clinical Practice (3) Updated 12/20/16
655 Social Work Response To Trauma: Intersections of Policy,Community, and Clinical Practice (3) Updated 5/12/16 (Summer 2016)
656 Assesment Diagnostic & Treatment (3) Updated 9/22/17
662 Death (3) Updated 12/20/16
663 Treatment of Chemical Dependency (3) Updated 7/12/17
723  Psychodynamic Theory & Social Functioning (3)
Updated 7/5/17 (Fall 2017)
723 Psychodynamic Theory & Social Functioning (3)                               Updated 5/12/16 (Summer 2016)
724            Cognitive Behavioral Theory & Social Functioning (3)
Updated 7/20/17
725 Transpersonal Theory & Social Functioning (3)

 

MILITARY, VETERANS, AND THEIR FAMILIES SPECIALIZATION

Required courses: 539, 597, 669, 724, 740, 822 & 877/878 (Military Specialization Only):

 

539


Military Culture: Implications ofr Practice- Updated 8/10/15
597


Social Work With Military Families And Veterans (3)
Updated 7/18/17

669 Policy Supporting Troops, Veterans, And Their Families (3)
Updated 12/20/16
724 Cognitive/Behavioral Theory & Social Functioning (3)
Updated 7/20/17
740

Ethical Issues in Contemporary Social Work (3)
Updated 12/20/16

740 Ethical Issues in Contemporary Social Work (3)
Updated 4/25/17 (Summer 2017)
822

Clinical Social Work with Families: Strengths-Based Model (3)
Updated 7/5/17 (Fall 2017)

822 Clinical Social Work with Families: Strengths-Based Model (3)
Updated 4/25/17 (Summer 2017)
877, 878

Advanced Field Education & Integrative Seminar I & II: Health (3) Updated 1/5/16

(Elect 1) 756, 757
756 Evaluation of Social Work Practice (3) Updated 7/3/17
756 Evaluation of Social Work Practice (3) Updated 6/1/17 (Summer)

 

757

Evaluation of Social Work Programs (3) Updated 7/5/17
(Elect 2) 801, 802, 803, 804  (Military Specialization Only):
801

Clinical Social Work with Older Adults (3)
Updated 1/5/17

802 Clinical Social Work with Adults (3)
Updated 7/12/17 (Fall, 2017)
802 Clinical Social Work with Adults (3) Updated 4/27/17 (Summer 2017)
803

Clinical Social Work with Adolescents & Young Adults (3)
Updated 12/20/16

803 Clinical Social Work with Adolescents & Young Adults (3)
Updated 4/25/17 (Summer 2017)
804 Clinical Social Work with Children (3)
Updated 7/5/17

Electives are for students who               Select among the following: Social Work Response to Trauma,
oversubscribe beyond 61 hours             Attachment Theory and Neurobilogy, Death, Treatment of
or who wish to audit.                              Chemical Dependency, and Homelessness: Individual and
                                                               Social Concerns

COMBINED CONCENTRATION

(Elect 1) 801; 802; 803; 804
801

Clinical Social Work with Older Adults (3)
Updated 1/5/17

802 Clinical Social Work with Adults (3)
Updated 7/12/17 Fall 2017
802 Clinical Social Work with Adults (3)              Updated 4/27/17 (Summer 2017)
803

Clinical Social Work with Adolescents & Young Adults (3)  Updated 12/20/16

803 Clinical Social Work with Adolescents & Young Adults (3) Updated 4/25/17 (Summer 2017)
804

Clinical Social Work with Children (3)
Updated 7/5/17

 
(Elect 2) 831; 832; 835; 886
831

Advanced Policy Analysis (3)
Updated 12/20/16

832

The Social Work Manager of Social Service Organizations: A Case Study Approach (3)
Updated 12/20/16

835

Community Organizing (3) Updated 7/12/17

886 Issues In International Social Development (3) Updated 7/5/17
(Elect 1) 723; 724; 725
723

Psychodynamic Theory & Social Functioning (3) Updated 7/5/17 (Fall 2017)

723 Psychodynamic Theory & Social Functioning (3) Updated 5/12/16 (Summer 2016)
724

Cognitive/Behavioral Theory & Social Functioning (3)  Updated 7/20/17

725

Transpersonal Theories (3)
Updated 12/17/13

(Elect 1) 880; 946
880 Organizational Theories And Change (3)  Updated 7/6/17
946 Theories of Social Justice (3) Updated 2/29/16

 

(Elect 1) 756, 757

756                                                                         Evaluation of Social Work Practice (3)
                                                                              Updated 7/20/17

756                                                                         Evaluation of Social Work Practice (3)
                                                                              Updated 6/1/17 (Summer)

757                                                                         Evaluation of Social Work Programs (3)
                                                                               Updated 7/5/17

Required courses: (740, 873/874)

740

Ethical Issues in Contemporary Social Work (3)
Updated 12/20/16

740 Ethical Issues in Contemporary Social Work (3)
Updaged 4/25/17 (Summer 2017)

873, 874

 

3 semester hours

Advanced Field Education & Integrative Seminar I & II: Combined
U
pdated 7/20/17

Elect 3 semester hours of free electives
 

SOCIAL CHANGE CONCENTRATION

 (Elect 3) 831; 832; 835; 886      

831

Advanced Policy Analysis (3)
Updated 12/20/16

832

The Social Work Manager of Social Service Organizations: A Case Study Approach  (3)
Updated 12/20/16

835

Community Organizing for Equitable Development (3) Updated 7/12/17

886 Issues in International Social Development (3) Updated 7/6/17
(Elect 1) 880; 946  
880 Organizational Theories And Change (3)
Updated 7/6/17
946 Theories of Social Justice (3) Updated 2/29/16
Required courses: 740; 757; 875/876  
740

Ethical Issues in Contemporary Social Work (3)
Updated 12/20/16

740 Ethical Issues in Contemporary Social Work (3)
Updated 4/25/17 (Summer 2017)
757

Evaluation of Social Work Programs (3)
Updated 7/5/17

875, 876
Advanced Field Education & Integrative Seminar: SJSC Updated 8/16/17
   
6 semester hours Elect 6  semester hours of free electives

 

Advanced Year Electives: Elect 6 semester hours of free electives (listed below). Students may also seek faculty advising regarding courses in other departments or at other universities, especially those that are part of the areawide Consortium of Universities
528

Human Sexuality (1)
Updated 7/5/17

539

Military Culture: Implications For Practice (1)
Updated 8/10/15

541 Grant Writing (1) Updated 12/20/16
542 Fundraising (1) Updated 12/20/16
544 Motovational Interviewing (1) Updated 7/20/17
545 An Introduction to the DSM 5 (1)
Updated 7/8/15
547 Issues and Strategies Serving Persons with Disabilities (1)
Updated 12/15/05
551 Introduction to School of Social Work: Policy, Practice, & Research (1) Updated 6/6/12
553 Basic Budgeting and Accounting for Social Workers (1)
Updated 1/8/13
554 Homelessness: Individual and Social Concerns (1)
Updated 7/17/17
557

Catholic Social Thought and Contemporary Social Issues (3)
Updated 7/9/07

558

Principles and Practices of Fundraising (1)
Updated 12/14/11

597

Social Work With Military Families And Veterans (3)
Updated 7/18/17

611

Protecting Vulnerable Children: Clinical, Policy, and Program Issues
in Child Welfare (3) Updated 10/10/13

653

Attachment Theory and Neurobiology: Implications for Social Work Practice and Policy (3) Updated 12/20/16

655 Social Work Responses to Trauma: Intersections of Policy, Community, and Clinical Practice (3) Updated 12/20/16
655 Social Work Responses to Trauma: Intersections of Policy, Community, and Clinical Practice (3) Updated 5/12/16 (Summer 2016)
656 Assesment Diagnostic & Treatment (3) Updated 9/22/17
662

Death (3)
Updated 12/20/16

663 Treatment for Chemical Dependency (3)
Updated 7/12/17
665 Theory and  Models of Health Care (3)
Updated 7/20/17
669 Policy Supporting Troops, Veterans, And Their Families (3)
Updated 12/20/16
680

Essential Foundations for Advanced Graduate-Level Social Work Education (1) Updated 6/9/16
(Advanced Standing Students ONLY)

731

Social Work with Couples (3)
Updated 8/13/13

732

Clinical Social Work with Groups (3)
Updated 7/16/09

733

Supervision and Consultation in Social Work (3)
Updated 1/14/08

835

Community Organizing for Equitable Development (3)
Updated  7/12/17

880

Organizational Theory and Change
Updated 7/7/17

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