Courses

Winter 2019

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.

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.Course Syllabus
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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 2019

SOWK305C Topics in Social Work Practice I - SOWK PRACTICE I Sections

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

SOWK305G Topics in Social Work Practice I - SOWK PRACTICE I Sections

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

SOWK305I Topics in Social Work Practice I - SOWK PRACTICE I Sections

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

SOWK310A Interviewing Skills - INTERVIEWING SKL Sections

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

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.

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.

SOWK325 Indigenous Peoples and Critical Social Work Analysis Sections

Contemporary social issues facing Indigenous peoples and communities examined in the context of the history of Settler-Canadian/Indigenous relations; the impact of Settler-Canadian institutions upon Indigenous peoples; implications for social policy and social work practice. Credit will be granted for only one of SOWK 325 or 425.

SOWK335 Topics in 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.

Winter 2019

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.

SOWK405 Social Work Practice II Sections

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

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.

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

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

SOWK420 Introduction to Social Work Research Sections

Theory and conduct of social research as applied to social welfare and social work practice. 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. Credit will be granted for only one of SOWK 420 or 320.

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.

SOWK440C 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.

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.

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.

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.

SOWK453 Disability and Justice Sections

This Interprofessional Health and Human Service (IHHS) course considers how health and human service professionals can effectively practice with people with disabilities from a social justice perspective. Social and personal context and practice responses are examined. Offered as IHHS 407 prior to September 2015. Credit will be granted for only one of SOWK 453 or IHHS 407.