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SOWK 452 Seminar on the Social Work Profession

Prerequisites: Formal acceptance into the social work program, senior standing and completion of the major requirements through SOWK 445A, B. (Second semester/4 credits)

An examination of the issues and problems facing social workers entering professional practice. Students learn to integrate and synthesize social work knowledge, values and skills and they have an opportunity to articulate and clarify their professional orientation and style of practice Special attention is paid to critical thinking skills, evaluation of social work programs and practice, preparation for job searching and identification of potential fields of practice that interest the student. The seminar completes the student’s training in the program.