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SCWK 8880 Social Work Practice in Child Welfare (Fall/Summer: 3 )


Course Description

An advanced course designed to provide practice knowledge and skills for micro and macro interventions. Throughout the course the issues of poverty, diversity, and services for children of color are considered. Stressing the importance of providing services to children and families so that the family unit is preserved, issues related to family preservation, foster care, family reunification, adoption, legal issues, and emerging trends will be explored. The central focus will be on developing a solid foundation in child welfare policy and practice as a means to promoting a more responsive service delivery system.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: SCWK7762 and SCWK8800

Cross listed with:

Comments: Elective


Last Updated: 06-Feb-15