Courses

Winter 2017

SOWK200 Introduction to Social Welfare Sections

An introduction to the perspectives, concepts and theoretical foundations of social welfare, including an analysis of the institutional structures of social welfare in the modern state.

Instructor(s): RIVKIN, SHELLEY
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SOWK201 Introduction to Social Work Practice Sections

An introduction to the knowledge, skills and values of social work practice in its many forms, emphasizing different ways of understanding the context of social and personal problems.

Winter 2017

SOWK305 Social Work Practice I Sections

An examination of the foundation, knowledge and competencies underlying generalist social work practice. Enrolment is limited to students in the B.S.W. program.

Instructor(s): Clark, Natalie JAMIESON, ALLISON Jones, Elizabeth

SOWK310 Interviewing Skills Sections

Communication theory and interviewing skills and their application to the Social Work interview.

Instructor(s): ALLISON, KELLY Medjuck, Melissa

SOWK315 Practicum I Sections

A supervised practicum in an assigned social service, two days a week throughout the program year. Limited to students in the B.S.W. program. This course will be graded Pass/Fail.

Instructor(s): Yan, Miu Chung Nickel, Wayne OLIVER, CAROLYN

SOWK316 Integrative Seminar in Social Work Theory, Policy and Practice Sections

Integrates students' learning from field, practice, policy and theory courses for the purposes of professional development.

SOWK320 Introduction to Social Work Research Sections

Introduction to theory and conduct of social research as applied to social welfare and social work practice. The focus is on development of social work research questions and design of studies. Enrolment is limited to students in the B.S.W. program, except by permission of the school.

Instructor(s): MARSHALL, JANET VAUGHAN

SOWK335 Social Analysis for Social Work Practice Sections

Theoretical considerations of relevance to social work practice.

SOWK337 Culture and Race in Social Work Practice Sections

Issues and problems inherent in practising social work in diverse cultural settings.

Instructor(s): Yan, Miu Chung
Winter 2017

SOWK400 Canadian Social Policy Sections

Analysis of race, gender, class and culture as factors in the distribution and delivery of Canadian social benefits and social services.

Instructor(s): JOHNSTON, PATRICIA

SOWK405 Social Work Practice II Sections

This course examines the principles of optimal social work process with individuals, small groups, families and larger collectivities.

Instructor(s): Jones, Elizabeth

SOWK415 Practicum II Sections

A supervised practicum in an assigned social service, two days a week throughout the program year. Enrolment is limited to students in the B.S.W. program. This course will be graded Pass/Fail.

Instructor(s): KRUK, EDWARD ANDREW O'Neill, Brian

SOWK416 Advanced Integrative Seminar in Social Work Theory, Policy and Practice Sections

Development of professional judgement, evaluation, and self-evaluation in practice.

SOWK425 First Nations Social Issues Sections

Contemporary social issues facing First Nations peoples and communities examined in the context of the history of Euro-Canadian/First Nations relations; the impact of Euro-Canadian institutions upon First Nations peoples; implications for social policy and social work practice.

Instructor(s): JOHNSON, SHELLY

SOWK430A Special Studies in Social Work - SPEC STDS SOWK Sections

Lectures, seminars and/or individual tutorials to develop knowledge and skills in relation to a defined theory, policy or practice problem or client population. Enrolment is limited to students in the B.S.W. program, except by permission of the School.

SOWK440B Integrative Seminars in Social Work - INTGRTV SEM SOWK Sections

A series of seminars offered during the final term of studies which address salient issues in social policy and social work practice and draw upon combined knowledge from social work and related disciplines.

Instructor(s): Haden, Mark

SOWK440J Integrative Seminars in Social Work - INTGRTV SEM SOWK Sections

A series of seminars offered during the final term of studies which address salient issues in social policy and social work practice and draw upon combined knowledge from social work and related disciplines.

Instructor(s): Tester, Frank

SOWK440K Integrative Seminars in Social Work - INTGRTV SEM SOWK Sections

A series of seminars offered during the final term of studies which address salient issues in social policy and social work practice and draw upon combined knowledge from social work and related disciplines.

Instructor(s): Clark, Natalie

SOWK440P Integrative Seminars in Social Work - INTGRTV SEM SOWK Sections

A series of seminars offered during the final term of studies which address salient issues in social policy and social work practice and draw upon combined knowledge from social work and related disciplines.

Instructor(s): ALLISON, KELLY Medjuck, Melissa

SOWK440Q Integrative Seminars in Social Work - INTGRTV SEM SOWK Sections

A series of seminars offered during the final term of studies which address salient issues in social policy and social work practice and draw upon combined knowledge from social work and related disciplines.

Instructor(s): HENTHORNE, ERIN

SOWK441 Social Context of Child Development Sections

The ways in which the familial, physical, and social environment effects the life structures, opportunities and outcomes of epigenetic developmental processes.

SOWK442 Policy and Practice in Child Welfare Sections

Covers the statutory bases and practices associated with the continuum of child welfare services from prevention through permanency planning.

SOWK450 Social Work Practice in Community Mental Health Sections

Online course providing overview of social work services to persons with a mental illness.

Instructor(s): Davis, Simon

SOWK451 Health Care Team Development Sections

This Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course covers the skills, knowledge, roles, and issues involved with working successfully in interprofessional health and human service teams. Intended for upper division students in any health and human service program. Offered as IHHS 400 prior to September 2015. Credit will be granted for only one of SOWK 451 or IHHS 400.