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SOC 230 HUMAN AND SOCIAL SERVICES FIELDWORK II

SOC 230 – Human and Social Services Fieldwork II

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  SOC 230 Human and Social Services Fieldwork II

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0                       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grades of “C” or better in PSY 101 and SOC 111 or permission of the instructor

Co-requisites:  SOC 231                                                 Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This is the second semester internship placement in social work, mental health, or alcoholism/substance abuse, continuing SOC 228.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. describe the function of the field placement agency including its referral sources both inside and outside the agency;
  2. apply appropriate theoretical approaches when providing direct service to clients (e.g., individuals, families, groups, and communities) within various practice settings pertaining to alcoholism/substance abuse, gerontology, mental health, and social work;
  3. assess and describe diverse client populations, different types of problems, strategies and techniques;
  4. apply ethical principles that guide professional practice in various practice settings pertaining to alcoholism/substance abuse, gerontology, mental health, and social work; and
  5. use effective writing skills to record formal and technical reports related to clients.