Catalogue 2013 - 2014

SW 301 Social Work Interventive Methods I


4 cr.


SW 100, SW 216, and junior standing.

Course Description

This is a study of the theoretical framework of generalist social work practice. The focus is on helping to socialize students into the role of the generalist social work practitioner. The course provides an analysis of professional social work values and ethics, methods for dealing with ethical dilemmas, and an introduction to the intervention process including client assessment. Students are required to participate in The Helping Relationship Project Practicum, which provides the opportunity to integrate course content with field work in an agency setting.