The course examines the school as a social institution that serves to educate and socialize children into US society and the role of the social worker in the school setting. Readings, activities, and discussions provide practical skills and theory for school social work practice. The course content addresses the history of school social work, integrating social work values into a school setting, systemic needs within school settings, the importance of networking and professional collaboration, and working with diverse and at-risk youth and their families. Students also examine the role of social workers in helping students, schools, and families adjust to and cope with trauma, special education needs, and related topics.
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Only listed majors in section: SOCIAL WORK MCH, SOCIAL WORK OL, SOCIAL WRK AD O
Additional Course Details:
Monday October 19th from 7 pm to 8 pm EST
Monday November 2nd from 7 pm to 8 pm EST
Monday November 23rd from 7 pm to 8 pm EST