Jul 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

SW 101 - Introduction to the Profession of Social Work

Credits: (3 credits)

Introduces the student to the profession of social work within the context of the social welfare system.  Provides an overview of an integrative approach to generalist social work emphasizing intervention on individual, environmental, and societal levels.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to do the following: 

  1. Demonstrate Ethical And Professional Behavior:
  • Make ethical decisions by applying the standards of the NASW Code of Ethics, relevant laws and regulations, models for ethical decision-making, ethical conduct of research, and additional codes of ethics as appropriate to context;
  • 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 technology ethically and appropriately to facilitate practice outcomes.

     2. Engage Diversity And Difference In Practice: 

  •  Apply self-awareness and self-regulation to manage the influence of personal biases and values in working with diverse clients and constituencies.
This course is a pre-requisite for SW208 and SW209.

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)