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SWK230 Interaction Skills

This course serves as a foundation course for our social work program and is the first in our practice series (practice I). The course focuses on the core communication skills essential to beginning Social Work practice and the problem-solving process. Students are introduced to the generalist practice model and gain experience to basic listening and assessment skills within the context of social work values and knowledge and ethics. The generalist perspective along with exposure to cultural diversity and populations at risk are emphasized throughout the course as well. Students videotape various role play scenarios to gain practice skills engagement, assessment, goal planning, intervention, evaluation and termination.

Credit Hours: 3

Academic Catalog 15-16