Term: January 2024 - January Term - online (12/27/2023 - 01/19/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
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Medical social workers work in various healthcare settings including hospitals, community health centers, nursing care facilities, school nursing offices, and outpatient facilities. This new course provides students with a conceptual, ethical, and practice framework for social work in healthcare. Specifically, this course will address an overview of the US healthcare system, knowledge and theoretical foundations of social work in healthcare settings, health care social work practice skills and competencies, and social work practice in various healthcare settings! There will be opportunities to interview current medical social workers and including many of our UNH Social Work Alumni!