Sep 27, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SWK 3700 Professional Skills in Social Work

3 Hours

Prerequisites: SWK 3210  

This course is designed for third year Social Work majors preparing for entrance into their field placements.  The course provides an opportunity for students to discern the client populations and agency settings for their field placements.  Further, students will be interviewing and securing social work field placements during the course of this class.  Additionally, this course focuses on the development of the knowlege and skills of basic interpersonal communication for establishing and maintaining relationships with clients and colleagues, and their ability to apply these communication skills when entering the field of social work.  This course will include topics such as:  Developing oral and written communication skills, listening and empathy skills, navigating difficult converstaions, barriers to effective communication, and inter-professional communication skills.   Spring.

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