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   Chapter Four - Fields of Study

 Social Work
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Professional liability insurance is required of all students enrolled in field placement or internship courses. The insurance policy must cover the duration of the course, beginning on or before the first regular class period.

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 1997-1998 and 1998-1999; however, all courses are not taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes that have been made to the courses listed here since this catalog was published.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Social Work: S W

381L. Social Problems and Social Welfare Policy.
Historical development of social welfare institutions, programs, and policies; social work ethics and values. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work, or graduate standing and consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.

384C. Seminar: Topics in Human Behavior and the Social Environment.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.

Topic 5: Cultural Diversity.

Topic 6: Basic Dynamics of Individuals and Families.

Topic 7: Basic Dynamics of Organizations and Communities.

Topic 8: Mexican American Family Systems.

384P. Seminar: Topics in Social Welfare Policy.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Social Problems and Social Welfare Policy Analysis.

Topic 2: Policy Theory.

388. Social Work Research Methods.
Introductory course designed to develop the student's understanding of the process of research and of the use of scientific method in social work practice. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work, or graduate standing and consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.

388R. Seminar: Advanced Research in Social Work.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work and consent of instructor and the graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Research Methods I.

Topic 2: Research Methods II.

Topic 3: Research Methods III.

Topic 4: Research Practicum.

Topic 6: Data Analysis and Computers I.

Topic 7: Data Analysis and Computers II.

390N. Seminar: Strategies of Intervention.
A critical evaluation of social work intervention strategies in human services, using alternative theoretical perspectives. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work and consent of instructor and the graduate adviser.

Topic 1: Historical Perspectives on Social Work Practice.

Topic 2: Theories of Social Work Practice.

Topic 3: Theories of Social Work Practice in Administration, Planning, and Program Policy.

Topic 4: Theories of Clinical Social Work Practice.

Topic 5: Theories of Social Work Practice in Administration, Interorganizational Practice, and Design of Service Systems.

Topic 6: Issues in Social Work and Social Work Education.

Topic 7: Theories of Direct Practice in Social Work.

390R. Seminar: Topics in Social Work Practice Methods.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.

Topic 5: Advanced Organizational Development and Planning.

Topic 6: Comparative Service-Delivery Strategies.

Topic 8: Dynamics of Chemical Dependence.

Topic 9: Introduction to Gerontology.

Topic 10: Introduction to Human Services Administration.

Topic 11: Applications of Information Technology in Human Services Administration.

Topic 12: Human Resources Development.

Topic 14: Social Group Work with Children and Adolescents.

Topic 15: Theories and Methods of Family Intervention.

Topic 16: Mental Disorders and Differential Diagnosis.

Topic 17: Advanced Social Work Methods: Individuals and Families.

Topic 18: Advanced Social Work Methods: Groups.

Topic 19: Social Work Practice with Older Adults.

Topic 20: Psychosocial Aspects of Health and Illness.

Topic 21: Psychopathology and Assessment Models.

Topic 22: Play Therapy.

Topic 23: Intervention with Children, Adolescents, and Families.

Topic 24: Clinical Assessment with Children, Adults, and Families.

Topic 25: Organizational Management and Planning.

Topic 26: The Feminist Perspective in Direct Practice.

Topic 27: Advanced Interviewing Skills.

Topic 28: Advanced Family Therapy.
Continuation of Social Work 390R (Topic 15). Additional prerequisite: Social Work 390R (Topic 15).

Topic 29: Grief Counseling.

391M. Social Work Methods I.
Introduction to social work practice methodology in the professional use of self in combination with a systematic problem-solving approach in work with individuals, groups, organizations, and communities. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work, and concurrent enrollment in Social Work 391N or consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.

391N. Field Instruction I.
Practice course based on supervised assignments designed to develop a social work perspective and skill working with individuals, families, groups, and human service organizations. Sixteen hours a week in placement and a weekly integrative seminar in the application of theoretical material to practice problems and to special issues. Three lecture hours and sixteen hours of fieldwork a week for one semester. Social Work 391N and 392N must be taken in consecutive semesters. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work, and concurrent enrollment in Social Work 391M or consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.

391R. Issues in Social Work.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.

Topic 4: Professional Colloquium: Practice Evaluation.

Topic 5: Professional Colloquium in Administration and Planning.

Topic 6: School-Based Social Services.

Topic 7: Women and Addiction: Contemporary Issues.

Topic 8: Social Work in Criminal Justice.

Topic 9: Social Work in a Medical Setting.

Topic 10: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders.

Topic 11: Death and Grief: Individual and Family Perspectives.

Topic 12: Issues in the Delivery of Mental Health Services in the Border Area.

Topic 13: Sexuality Issues in Social Work Practice.

Topic 14: Working with Youth Gangs.

392D. Social Work Methods II.
Social work practice methods, examined from an ecological perspective using ego psychology and one other theoretical framework. Emphasis on intervention with individuals. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work, Social Work 391M and 391N, and concurrent enrollment in Social Work 392N or consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.

392N. Field Instruction II.
Continuation of Social Work 391N. Sixteen hours a week in placement and a weekly integrative seminar that emphasizes continued application of theory to practice and consideration of special issues. Sixteen laboratory hours a week for one semester. Social Work 391N and 392N must be taken in consecutive semesters. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work, Social Work 391M and 391N, and either concurrent enrollment in Social Work 392D or consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.

195K, 395K. Conference Course in Social Work.
Individual study in selected aspects of professional theory and practice. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For 195K, graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser; for 395K, graduate standing in social work and consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.

696. Field Instruction III.
Supervised practicum, building on Social Work 391N and 392N, in the continued application of theory to practice at an advanced level within the student's concentration or specialization. Social Work 696 and 697 are taken concurrently to provide forty hours of work a week (a total of at least six hundred hours) in a social work agency or organization. With approval, students may take Social Work 696 and 697 over two semesters and work at least 300 hours each semester in the same agency. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work and consent of the coordinator of field instruction and the graduate adviser.

697. Field Instruction IV.
Supervised practicum, building on Social Work 391N and 392N, in the continued application of theory to practice at an advanced level within the student's concentration or specialization. Social Work 696 and 697 are taken concurrently to provide forty hours of work a week (a total of at least six hundred hours) in a social work agency or organization. With approval, students may take Social Work 696 and 697 over two semesters and work at least 300 hours each semester in the same agency. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work and consent of the coordinator of field instruction and the graduate adviser.

698. Thesis.
The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in social work and written consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Social Work 698A.

398T. Pedagogy in Social Work.
Supervised teaching experience, and seminar focused on curriculum construction and teaching methods. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in social work and consent of instructor or the graduate adviser.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Social Work 399R, 699R, or 999R.


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Chapter 4: Fields of Study
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