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2018-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SWK 686 - Social Work in the School Setting


Credits: 3

This course provides the foundation knowledge and skills necessary to effective school social work practice. Topics range from understanding the social worker’s role, legal and ethical complexities, policy practice, needs assessment, mental health and case management as it relates to the school setting. Emphasis is placed on educational mandates, family-centered services/practice, cross-cultural practices, and collaboration with the child welfare system, crisis intervention, group planning, attendance, bullying /harassment, and developing interventions for the desired school community.