SW 205 Introduction to Social Work
F2J 2007 PV
B.A. in PsychologyMasters in Social WorkLicensure in KS
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Additional Resources: The Strengths perspective in Interpersonal Helping: Purpose, Principals and Functiions. Kisthardt, Walter
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Educational Philosophy: Social Work is a helping professionthat intertwines with all aspects of diversity. In this class we will be exploring many of the diverse topics and groups in which Social Workers are involved. Because our enviroment is constantly changing so are the perspectives and theories from which we work. In this class we will touch on topics that may be sensitive to a peer. Mutual respect is an expectation.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
· Mid-term (LO 1,2,3,5,6)
· Pop Quizzes (LO 1,2,3,5,6)
· News Review (LO 1,2,3,5,6)
· Web Site /Search (LO 1,2,3,5,6)
· Reaction Paper (LO 1,3,4)
· Core Assessment: Position Paper: (LO 1-6)
· Career Development Pathway (LO 1,4)
· Final Exam (LO 1,2,3,5,6)
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Strengths and Wellness Plan = 25 points
Written summery of interview with a Social Worker = 10 Points
Reflection paper and class presentation over interview with a Social Worker = 15 points
Mid-Term Exam = 25 points
Final Exam = 30 points
Class Participation = 10 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: Assingments are expected to be turned in at the begining of class unless other arrangements have been made between the student and instructor
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Classroom Rules of Conduct: In order to maintain a positive learning environment the following ground rules will be followed:
1. Personal perspectives will be valued. Degrading or discriminatory remarks or behaviors are not acceptable.
2. Discussion will reflect an exchange of information, experiences, ideas, and opinions that have an educational value.
3. If you work in groups, it is the responsibility of the group members to delegate work. All members of a group must present on the project and all will receive the same grade.
4. Because of our sensitive subject matter, courtesy needs to be maintained in the classroom at all times. Students need to arrive on time. Students will not hold private conversations when another person is speaking. Students will speak one at a time.
5. If student’s behavior in the classroom is disruptive, the instructor will allow the student an opportunity to correct the behavior without consequences. If the student’s behavior continues to be disruptive, that student may be asked to leave the classroom and will be referred to the Office of Academic Affairs.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88
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Last Updated:10/11/2007 9:14:52 PM