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SCWK 8881 School Social Work: Program Development & Educational Policies (Summer: 3 )

Course Description

An advanced course that provides a comprehensive overview of the history, theory, practice and policy of social work in an educational setting. Beginning with a historical perspective, this course is rooted in school social work principles that emphasize collaborative work with families, and school and community personnel, professional standards, and diverse practice roles. This course provides a comprehensive overview of education policy and the legal rights of students and their families. Special issues in school social work practice related to health, child abuse, school safety and violence, trauma, substance abuse, and high risk behavior are addressed.

Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: SCWK8800. SCWK8800.

Cross listed with:

Comments: Elective

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17