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Winter 1986


Course syllabus for SOCW 355 Theories of Social Work Practice

Course description: This course utilizes a lecture/discussion mode for teaching and learning. Students interested in the health and human services professions will benefit from becoming acquainted with the various theories which undergird the helping process. These include specific theories for intervention with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. In addition, students will be enabled to develop a generic core of practice knowledge and skills applicable in a wide variety of health and human services settings. In this course students are introduced to major social work practice theories relevant to direct service generalist practice. It is designed to provide students with basic theoretical tools which will contribute to effective holistic oriented social work practice.