The BA/MSW program leads to a bachelor's degree in social sciences interdisciplinary with a concentration in health and human services and a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree. Our highly competitive program prepares you for advanced practice in social work and is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Interventions I introduces students to professional social work practice that is evidence-based, is trauma-informed, and incorporates a human rights perspective. The course focuses on: (1) engaging a client system in a relationship, (2) assessing the problem situation, (3) setting intervention goals and objectives, (4) selecting effective implementation strategies, (5) evaluating the results of interventions and (6) terminating the client-worker relationship. The contribution of this course to the overall core foundation/advanced curriculum will be addressed.
Co-requisite: SW 550 Field Instruction I
Receiving a grade lower than a B- in this course will prevent you from continuing in your Foundation field placement. See the description of SW 550-551 for details.