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SOCW 400 18A - Generalist SW Practice Methods

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Foundation methods course that is a prerequisite for all advanced methods courses. Overview of generalist social work practice and intervention with individuals, groups, organizations and communities; introduction to core concepts, value base and ethical principles of the profession. Emphasis is given to the bio-ecological framework, person-in-environment and systems theory. Skills in developing beginning professional relationships are addressed via a skills lab component. Students begin the process of professional self-awareness to begin to identify how the personal values and beliefs they hold impact upon their interactions. Course Information: 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: Admission to MSW program.

Special Instructions:

Online for the iMSW 2018 cohort. Synchronous Collaborate sessions will be held on Mondays from 6:00-7:30PM.

Academic Program Restrictions:

MSW:Social Work -UIUC

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4 hr

Term(s): Fall


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