SW 520 Interventions I

3 credits

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.