Nov 12, 2018  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
    
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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SW 330L - Social Work Practice Lab for Individuals and Families


Provides student a hands-on experience with the engagement, assessment, and beginning intervention skills using the tools taught in SW330 Social Work Practice with Individual and Families course.  Familiarizes students with videotaping equipment and develops strong assessment skills to be used with clients in the field.

Prerequisites & Notes
Co-Requisite:  SW 330 - Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families

Assignment Overview
Assignment Overview: 2 units

Assignments Test, charting, 2 video critiques

Interactivity: extensive, none synchronous

Final Assessment None

Course Learning Objectives
Course Objectives:

  • Use reflection and self-regulation to manage personal values and maintain professionalism in practice situations
  • Demonstrate professional demeanor in behavior, appearance, and oral, written, and electronic communication
  • Use supervision and consultation to guide professional judgment and behavior
  • Apply and communicate understanding of the importance of diversity and difference in shaping life experiences in practice at the micro, mezzo and macro levels
  • Present themselves as learners and engage clients and constituencies as experts of their own experiences
  • Apply self-awareness and self-regulation to manage the influence of personal biases and values in working with diverse clients and constituencies
  • Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment, person-in-environment, and other multidisciplinary theoretical frameworks to engage with clients and constituencies
  • Use empathy, reflection, and interpersonal skills to effectively engage diverse clients and constituencies
  • Collect and organize data, and apply critical thinking to interpret information from clients and constituencies
  • Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment, person-in-environment, and other multidisciplinary theoretical frameworks in the analysis of assessment data from clients and constituencies
  • Develop mutually agreed-on intervention goals and objectives based on the critical assessment of strengths, needs, and challenges within clients and constituencies
  • Select appropriate intervention strategies based on the assessment, research knowledge, and values and preferences of clients and constituencies


Credits: 1 credit



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