Office of the Registrar
School of Social Work (2008/2009)
9 Course Descriptions

In accordance with Senate's Policy Regarding Inactive Courses, the course descriptions for courses which have not been offered in the previous three academic years and which are not scheduled to be offered in the current academic year have been removed from the following listing. For information about any of these inactive courses, please contact the Director of the School.

All courses of the School are designated by SCWK.

1710

Social Work Philosophy and Practice

provides an overview of the historical development, philosophical orientation, basic values, principles and knowledge base, and fields of practice of the profession. The course will examine critical social problems that impact societies with an emphasis on the quest for social justice at local, national and global levels.

CR: the former SCWK 2700

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

2211

Diverse Theories for Social Work Practice

provides an overview of critical and practice theories that explain problems and guide the change process. The course will involve students in a critical analysis of a broad range of theories including: Critical theories such as structural, feminist, Marxist, anti-racist, aboriginal, queer, & anti-oppressive practice; modern theories such as interactional, systems, ecological cognitive & crisis theory/intervention; postmodern theories such as solution focussed and narrative; and Macro practice, social action, and community organization.

CO: SCWK 2320 and 2711

PR: SCWK 1710 or the former SCWK 2700

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

2320

Social Work Knowledge and Skills for Assessment and Intervention

introduces beginning skills for social work practice. The relevance of relationship based approach, a strengths perspective and an anti-oppressive stance will be considered as students acquire biopsychosocial assessment and interviewing skills. Attention is given to self-awareness, professional identity and a wide range of beginning counselling skills with diverse populations and situations such as: aboriginal people, involuntary clients, suicide risk, domestic violence, clients in crisis and children at risk.

CO: SCWK 2211 and 2711

CR: SCWK 3320, 3321 and 4310

PR: SCWK 1710 or the former SCWK 2700

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

2321

Social Work Knowledge and Skills for Personal and Social Change

addresses knowledge, skills and competencies that enable the social worker to facilitate positive change within the middle and end stages of intervention. Emphasis will be given to a range of current best known practices within the context of clinical and community applications, promotion of social justice, strengths and critical thinking. General practice approaches that may be applied with individuals, families and communities will be emphasized.

CR: SCWK 3421

PR: SCWK 2211, 2320 and 2711

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

2520

Social Work: Critical Analysis of Social and Health Policy

engages students in critical analysis of local and national social and health policy development from a social work perspective. The course explores topics that are relevant to direct service provision such as: the influence of historical context on policy, policy development, interactions among federal, provincial and local governments that influence policy and leadership and advocates roles of social workers in program development in a diverse and changing environment.

CR: the former SCWK 2510 and 2710

PR: SCWK 2211, 2320 and 2711

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

2711

Social Justice and Social Work Practice

explores human rights from global perspective and examines social responsibility, the nature of oppression and marginalization and strategies to promote social justice and prevent injustice. Reflective practice principles and experiential activities will form the basis for examining use of self and the relevance of social location, and the application of: critical theoretical perspectives, critical empathy and ethical evaluation for anti-oppressive practice at the individual and structural/organizational level.

CO: SCWK 2211 and 2320

PR: SCWK 1710 or the former SCWK 2700

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

3211

Human Behaviour and Social Environment: Individuals and Families

is the first foundation course that addresses a number of social and behavioural theories and concepts and considers them within the context of major schools of thought for understanding human behaviour and development from a social work perspective. The primary focus is on how theories and information guide social work interventions with individuals and families.

PR: Psychology 2010, 2011, and 2012 or Psychology 2025 and 2012

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

3220

Human Behaviour and Social Environment: Groups and Society

is the second foundation course, normally taught concurrently with Social Work 3211, that addresses a number of social, economic, political and behavioural theories and concepts from a social work perspective. The primary focus is on how these theories and information guide social work interventions with society and social groups.

PR: Psychology 2010, 2011, and 2012 or Psychology 2025 and 2012

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

3221

Social Impacts on Human Development

addresses how theories, concepts and information related to human development must be considered in the context of social issues and impacts in order to inform social work practice with vulnerable populations. The impact of issues such as violence, addictions, poverty, trauma and oppression are examined as are strengths and resilience of human beings. Strategies to address social impacts on human development are explored.

CO: SCWK 3521 and 3720

CR: SCWK 3211 and 3220

PR: SCWK 3300 and 3311

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

3230

Cultural Camp

- inactive course

3300

Social Work Internship 1

is a 350 hour supervised field experience that provides students with opportunities to apply social work principles, theories and skills to work with clients and communities. The field experience is designed to develop: professional use of self, beginning ability to implement planned interventions with diverse populations and an appreciation for social justice activities.

CH: 12

CO: SCWK 3311

CR: SCWK 4300 and the former SCWK 4315, 4316, 4325 and 4326

PR: Successful completion of all designated Year 2 courses.

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

3310

Introduction to Forensic and Police Interviewing

is designed to teach applied skills for police and forensic interviewing. Content includes general skills of relationship building and interviewing to enable reliable and valid information to be obtained, as well as to help stabilize crises and reduce risks in dangerous situations. The course includes specific content on interviewing victims, witnesses, suspects, offenders and other collaterals. The course will also introduce the student to interviewing difficult persons such as those experiencing crisis or trauma and those who are impaired or who have mental health problems. Students are tested on both knowledge and practice skills related to police and forensic interviewing.

PR: Enrolment is restricted to students admitted to the Diploma Program in Police Studies and who remain in good standing as recruit cadets of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary.

UL: not applicable to any programs offered by the School of Social Work

3311

Social Work Knowledge and Skills for Integration of Theory and Practice

focuses on application of selected models and methods of practice. The course explores links between theory and practice through critical consideration of: the influence of agency and community, the value of theory and knowledge, the role of self awareness, social location and practice skills. Topics to be explored include: documentation, support/resource counselling, advocacy, self care, vicarious trauma, professional identity, community work, interdisciplinary practice, group work, ethics and consultation.

CO: SCWK 3300

CR: SCWK 4310 and 4311

PR: Successful completion of all designated Year 2 courses.

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

3320

Social Work Practice: Interviewing and Professional Communication

provides practical application of the theories covered in these courses. This course introduces students to the use of professional relationships, communication and interviewing skills. Attention is given to the development of self-awareness, beginning counselling skills and professional identity.

CO: SCWK 3211 and 3220

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

3321

Biopsychosocial Assessment: Individuals and Families in Community Context

focuses on the development and application of self awareness and theoretical learning with beginning practice skills. Developing awareness of and an ability to apply anti-oppressive practice stance and values in the creation of a biopsychosocial assessment will be emphasized. Upon completion of this course, it is expected that students will be able to conduct and write a biopsychosocial assessment.

CR: the former SCWK 4310

PR: SCWK 3211, 3220, and 3320

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

3421

The Process of Change: Middle and End Phase Interventions

introduces students to the concept and process of change at both the micro and macro levels of social work practice. This course focuses on the theories, concepts, and skills that enable the social worker to take informed professional action in the middle and end phases of intervention to facilitate positive change.

CO: SCWK 3321

PR: SCWK 3211, 3220, and 3320

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

3510

Health and Social Policy Analysis: National and Provincial Programs

considers how Canadians have taken social responsibility at National, Provincial, and local levels, with particular reference to Newfoundland. Policies, programs and their organizations are considered in historical, comparative and developmental contexts. Concepts for the assessment and evaluation of policies and programs are reviewed and applied.

CR: the former SCWK 3110 and 4111

PR: SCWK 2510

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

3511

Aboriginal People and Social Policy

- inactive course

3521

Social Work Organizational Development for Community Services

examines policy development and change in human services organizations and their administration. Management and organizational concepts suitable for the administration of social policies and programs are addressed as are ethical and ideological issues for social workers on human service teams. A focus on beginning skills in administration is included for the social worker within a management and leadership context in human services organizations.

CO: SCWK 3221 and 3720

CR: the former SCWK 3110, 3510 and 4111

PR: SCWK 3300 and 3311

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

3530

Aboriginal Social Development

- inactive course

3720

Ethical and Legal Issues in Social Work Practice

examines ethical theories, decision - making models and key legislation in a variety of areas including child welfare, youth justice, privacy, health, human rights to resolve dilemmas in practice. Components of legislation and the Social Work Code of Ethics are analysed to determine approaches to practice dilemmas. Consideration and critical analysis of frameworks for decision making will lead to a personal model for practice choices.

CO: SCWK 3221 and 3521

CR: SCWK 5720

PR: SCWK 3300 and 3311

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

4300

Social Work Internship I

provides students within a supervised field experience with opportunities to apply theory learned in the classroom and applied to clients in social work agencies. By the end of fourth year field students will have begun to develop their professional use of self in working with a variety of people. They will have shown beginning knowledge and skills in the application of a planned intervention process in working in a logical orderly and purposeful way with different kinds of client systems. Normally, the internship occurs in the Fall semester of the fourth year and students spend four days a week, twenty-eight hours in the internship.

CH: 12

CO: SCWK 4311

CR: the former SCWK 4315, 4316, 4325, and 4326

PR: completion of all required third year courses

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

4302

Social Work Internship 2

is a 350 hour supervised field experience that provides students with opportunities to apply social work principles, knowledge and skills that demonstrates the capacity for independent practice at micro and macro levels. Emphasis is on developing strong analytical abilities, applying enhanced practice skills, mastering a variety of social work roles, implementing strategies that impact social justice and making professional judgments in increasingly complex situations.

CH: 12

CO: either SCWK 4323, 4321 or 4322; or one of SCWK 4820 - 4829

CR: SCWK 5300, 5301 and the former 5315 - 5319

PR: SCWK 4312, 4313, 4314 and 4410

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

4311

Social Work Practice: Counselling and Case Management with Individuals and Families in a Community Context

is an intervention course which focuses on selected models of practice with individuals and families. Students are introduced to methods and skills derived from a number of theories as applied to social work with an emphasis on work with individuals. Attention will be given to building awareness of links between theory and practice. This course may have a required laboratory period that is in addition to class time. The distance version of the course may include workshops held outside the area in which students are completing an internship.

CO: SCWK 4300

CR: the former SCWK 4310

PR: SCWK 3211, 3220, 3320, 3321, 3421, and 3510

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

4312

Social Work Knowledge and Skills for Community Development

emphasizes theory and practice of community organizing and community development within the context of social justice. Frameworks for community practice are critically analysed through examination of ethical dilemmas, accountability issues, practice skills, leadership and other roles. Urban, rural and cultural differences are considered in relation to their influence on effective community organizing and development work.

CO: SCWK 4313, 4314 and 4410

CR: SCWK 5322

PR: SCWK 3221, 3521 and 3720

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

4313

Social Work Knowledge and Skills for Group and Team Work

introduces students to social work methods and skills in group practice and team work. The design and implementation of diverse group types, evaluative models and the parallels between group and team functions are explored. The characteristics and challenges of interdisciplinary team work are considered as well as effective strategies and unique roles that social workers can contribute for effective team collaboration.

CO: SCWK 4312, 4314 and 4410

CR: SCWK 4320

PR: SCWK 3221, 3521 and 3720

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

4314

Social Work Knowledge and Skills for Practice with Families

prepares students to offer direct services to families through increasing their knowledge of family functioning and their competence in family assessment and intervention. Critical analysis of models of family intervention and exploration of ethical issues form the basis for application of selected approaches to family work including: structural therapy, solution focussed approach and crisis intervention.

CO: SCWK 4312, 4313 and 4410

CR: SCWK 5325

PR: SCWK 3221, 3521 and 3720

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

4317

Field of Practice: Child Welfare Prevention, Crisis Intervention and Protection

examines legislation that protects the rights of children, best practice in child welfare and care and protection of children within a community context. Social work intervention with complex issues such as: family violence, poverty, cultural influences, addictions and mental health impacts are explored through feminist, aboriginal, empowerment and anti-oppressive perspectives. Continuity of care, permanency planning and the impact of separation are addressed through critical analyse of child welfare programs, and care giving models.

CO: SCWK 4312, 4313, 4314 and 4410

CR: SCWK 4614

PR: SCWK 3221, 3521 and 3720

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

4320

Social Work Practice: Counselling and Case Management with Groups and Communities

is an intervention course where students are introduced to methods and skills derived from a number of theories as applied to social work with groups and communities with a special emphasis on groups. This course builds directly on constructs and theories introduced in Social Work 4311. This course may have a required laboratory period that is in addition to class time. The distance version of the course may include workshops that may be held outside the area in which students are completing an internship.

PR: SCWK 4311

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

4321

Field of Practice: Social Work in Child Abuse and Protection

is aimed at developing knowledge and social work skills necessary for intake, crisis intervention, assessment, family support, removal, community placement, family reunification, and amelioration, within the context of social justice and the best interest of those most vulnerable for maltreatment and oppression. It addresses child-youth neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, exploitation, problems, risks, needs and harm and includes trauma and developmental impacts.

CO: SCWK 4302

CR: SCWK 5328

PR: SCWK 4312, 4313, 4314 and 4410

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

4322

Field of Practice: Social Work in Gerontology

reviews aging from a biopsychosocial perspective with an emphasis on the strengths of seniors and the impact of oppression on the lives of the elderly. The course will explore legislation, policies, societal trends and elder abuse, and consider the social work role in developing strategies for healthy aging and service provision for seniors.

CO: SCWK 4302

CR: SCWK 4615 and 5615

PR: SCWK 4312, 4313, 4314 and 4410

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

4323

Field of Practice: Social Work in Addictions

is aimed at developing knowledge skills, and beginning competence, necessary for assessment and intervention with populations experiencing problems and risks associated with the use and abuse of chemicals and non-chemical addictions throughout the lifespan. Themes addressed include: the oppression of addictions; social determinants of addictions, the social worker’s role in the continuum of care; strengths; the special needs of women, aboriginal, and GLBT populations.

CO: SCWK 4302

CR: SCWK 4616

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

4410

Applied Research and Evaluation for Social Work Practice

teaches theories, concepts and methods of systematic inquiry and its relationship to professional social work judgment and action. The contribution of applied research to social justice, community based inquiry and accountability and evidence based practice is emphasized. Topics to be explored include: quantitative, qualitative, action and evaluative approaches to systematic inquiry for social work practice; ethical considerations in social work research.

CO: SCWK 4312, 4313 and 4314

CR: the former SCWK 4420 and 4421

PR: SCWK 3221, 3521 and 3720

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

4421

Research and Evaluation for Social Work Practice

is designed to teach theories, concepts and methods of systematic inquiry. Emphasis is placed on the philosophy and logic of systematic inquiry. These emphases are considered within the context of the relationship between systematic inquiry and professional judgment and action.

CR: the former SCWK 4420

PR: completion of all required third year courses

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

4520

Management and Organization Development for Community Services

examines human service organizations and their administration. Management and Organizational Concepts, suitable for the administration of social policies and programs, are addressed, as are ethical and ideological issues for social workers on human service teams. A focus on beginning skills in program planning and continuous quality improvement is included.

PR: SCWK 2510 and 3510

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

4610

Social Work in Health and Rehabilitation

focuses on social work practice in institutional and community settings serving acutely or chronically ill, or permanently disabled persons. It is constructed around a comprehensive model of health, illness, and associated psychosocial factors. Theoretical and service delivery issues are addressed, including social work participation in multidisciplinary teams.

CR: the former SCWK 5610

PR: SCWK 3320, 3321, and 3421

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

4612

Social Work in Corrections

- inactive course

4614

Social Work in Family and Child Welfare: Prevention, Crisis Intervention and Protection

examines the rights of children, their needs, specific programs and research findings in child welfare service with particular emphasis on the care and protection of children within a community context. Social work interventions with problems such as child abuse, and other forms of couple and family violence and families experiencing complex problems are addressed.

PR: SCWK 3320, 3321, and 3421

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

4615

Social Work in Gerontology

reviews ageing from a biopsychosocial perspective and examines selected problems of older people in Canadian society, with an emphasis on contemporary Newfoundland and Labrador. Federal and Provincial social policies are considered with specific attention given to community services and programs of institutional care.

CR: the former SCWK 5615

PR: SCWK 3320, 3321, and 3421

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

4616

Social Work in Addictions

introduces the problem of modifying chemical use and abuse, its effect on individuals and families throughout the lifecycle, and community responses for prevention and addiction problem management. Social work intervention with individuals, families, groups and communities suffering from the effects of addiction problems is addressed. Skills are tested through a demonstration in a simulation context.

PR: SCWK 3320, 3321, and 3421

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

4617

Social Work in Residential Care

- inactive course

4620

Field of Practice: Social Work in Interdisciplinary Mental Health and Health Services

provides an overview of mental health and illness, the impact on people and communities and social work interventions within an interdisciplinary community context. The oppression of illness, disability and mental health problems across the lifespan is considered as well as the role of social work in the continuum of care. Topics include: mental health, health, mental illness, disability, social determinants of health, social movements and advocacy.

CO: SCWK 4312, 4313, 4314 and 4410

CR: SCWK 4610, 5610 and 5613

PR: SCWK 3221, 3521 and 3720

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

4820-4829

Selected Topics in Social Work

may be offered by the School. Students should consult the School for selected topics being offered in a given semester.

CO: SCWK 4302

PR: SCWK 4312, 4313, 4314 and 4410

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted prior to Fall 2009

5000

Relapse Prevention in Addictions Counselling

- inactive course

5010

Addictions Counselling with Families

- inactive course

5020

Group Counselling in Addictions

- inactive course

5030

Clinical Consultation in Addictions

- inactive course

5031

Clinical Internship in Addictions

- inactive course

5112

Family Law for Social Workers

- inactive course

5211

Social Work Practice With Problems and Issues of Human Sexuality

- inactive course

5220-5229

Selected Topics in Human Behaviour and the Social Environment

may be offered by the School. Students should consult the School for course offerings listed under selected topics in a given semester.

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5300

Social Work Internship II

is a supervised field experience that builds on knowledge and skills acquired in the fourth year internship with an emphasis on independent work activity. Emphasis is on the in-depth development of the basic skills of practice with client systems of any size - individuals, families, small groups, organizations and communities; including conscious use of major social work roles and evidence of growth towards independent professional judgement. This internship occurs normally during the winter semester of the fifth year of the program and students spend five days a week, thirty-five hours in the internship placement.

CH: 15

CR: the former SCWK 5315, 5316, 5317, 5318, and 5319

PR: completion of all required and elective fourth and fifth year courses

UL: not applicable to the former Bachelor of Social Work as a Second Degree program and the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted after Fall 2009

5301

Social Work Internship II

is a supervised field experience that builds on knowledge and skills acquired through the fourth year field experience and the student's prior work experience with an emphasis on independent work activity. Emphasis is on the in-depth development of the basic skills for practice with client systems of any size - individuals, families, small groups, organizations and communities; including conscious use of major social work roles and evidence of growth towards independent professional judgment. This internship occurs normally during the spring semester of the program and students spend four days a week, twenty-eight hours in the internship placement.

CH: 12

CR: the former SCWK 5315, 5316, 5317 and 5318

PR: SCWK 4311, 4300 and 4320

UL: applicable only to the former Bachelor of Social Work as a Second Degree program

5320-5321

Selected Topics in Social Work Practice

may be offered by the School. Students should consult the School for course offerings listed under selected topics in a given semester.

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5322

Community Development

emphasizes theory and practice of Community Organizing (CO) and Community Development (CD). Ethical dilemmas, legitimacy, accountability and the roles and responsibilities of the worker are examined. Urban, rural and cultural differences are considered in pursuit of the role of effective organizing and development work.

PR: SCWK 4300 and 4320

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5323

Social Work With Groups

focuses on the group as a primary unit of analysis and intervention. Group work practice is examined from a variety of orientations, including therapy, self-help, and organization groups. Students are expected to participate in structured group experiences.

PR: SCWK 4300 and 4320

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5324

Counselling with Couples

- inactive course

5325

Family Counselling and Therapy

prepares students to offer direct service to families and to maintain a family focussed practice in a variety of settings. Assessment and intervention skills, and family therapy concepts are addressed. Emphasis is given to nuclear, divorced, blended, and single parent family structures.

PR: SCWK 4300 and 4320

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5326

Selected Topics in Social Work Practice

may be offered by the School. Students should consult the School for course offerings listed under selected topics in a given semester.

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5327

Interdisciplinary Course on Family Violence

(same as Nursing 5327) focuses on physical, emotional, and sexual violence throughout the life cycle of the family. Issues of family violence will be addressed using an interdisciplinary framework with emphasis on understanding the nature and impact of family violence, incorporating gender and socio-cultural analysis. Emphasis will be given to causal explanations, common patterns, and short and long-term effects of abuse and on the roles of health professionals in prevention and treatment.

CR: Nursing 5327

PR: SCWK 4300 or Nursing 3001 and Nursing 3501, or consent of instructor

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5328

Social Work Practice in Child Abuse: From Protection to Prevention

further develops the student's knowledge and skills necessary for prevention, assessment, crisis intervention, apprehension, family reunification, community consultation and community response, in the interest of child protection. Content includes research and best practices informing policy, assessments and standards of practice related to child maltreatment, with special reference to: child sex abuse, physical abuse, emotional neglect and abuse, physical and medical neglect, exploitation, inadequate caretaking, and exposure to violence. This course may include a skills testing component.

PR: SCWK 4300

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5329

Biopsychosocial Assessment in Addictions

- inactive course

5420

Social Work Research and Evaluation: Collecting and Analysing Data

- inactive course

5421-5429

Selected Topics in Social Work Research

may be offered. Students should consult the School for course offerings listed under selected topics in a given semester.

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5520-5521

Selected Topics in Health and Social Policy

will have topics to be studied announced by the School.

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5522

Feminist Perspectives on Policy and Practice

- inactive course

5523

International Social Welfare

- inactive course

5524-5529

Selected Topics in Health and Social Policy

will have topics to be studied announced by the School.

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5610-5612

Selected Fields of Practice

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5613

Social Work in Mental Health

provides an overview of the field of Mental Health. Social Work responsibilities are examined in relation to formal and informal mechanisms that bear on an individual's entry into mental illness, explanations of mental illness, the role of institutions, types of treatment, community mental health advocacy and return to the community.

PR: SCWK 3320, 3321, and 3421

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5614

Social Work in Rural Newfoundland and Labrador

examines the practice of rural and northern social work from the perspective of rural Newfoundland and Labrador. The practice of social work in rural and northern communities requires a unique adaptation of social work theory and practice. Due to the limited resources in isolated communities the social worker or human service professional is called upon to utilize specific social work skills.

PR: SCWK 3320, 3321, 3421

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5615-5619

Selected Fields of Practice

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5720

Seminar on Professional Issues and Interdisciplinary Practice

is an integrative study of current professional trends and issues in contention. Dilemmas and tasks in professionalism; such as, contending values; relations among disciplines.

PR: SCWK 4300

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

5820-5829

Directed Readings

may be given to senior students to pursue individual studies not duplicative of other studies.

PR: consent of Director

UL: not applicable to the Bachelor of Social Work program for students admitted in Fall 2009

AR = Attendance requirement; CH = Credit hours are 3 unless otherwise noted; CO = Co-requisite(s); CR = Credit can be retained for only one course from the set(s) consisting of the course being described and the course(s) listed; LC = Lecture hours per week are 3 unless otherwise noted; LH = Laboratory hours per week; OR = Other requirements of the course such as tutorials, practical sessions, or seminars; PR = Prerequisite(s); UL = Usage limitation(s).