The Catholic University of America

Bachelor of Social Work

Undergraduate Social Work majors complete two field internships.  In the Junior year, students participate in a 96 hour internship, completing 8 hours of field each week.  BSW Seniors complete a two semester, 16 hour per week internship designed to develop the knowledge and skills comprising professional social work practice. Examples of activities at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels include:

Micro-level: crisis intervention, case management, home visiting, assessments, supportive counseling

Mezzo-level: co-leading support groups, psycho-educational groups, or social skills groups, working with a family for discharge planning.

Macro-level: conducting a community needs assessment, writing a grant proposal, testifying at a hearing, organizing the local community around a particular issue.

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