Orientation and preparation for introductory internship experiences in social work areas. For example, introduction to use of supervision, supervisory evaluation, self-evaluation and varying agency structures and functions. Opportunities for internships will also be introduced. This class is done in class and seminar format. Group 2 course.
Corequisites SWK 121
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Critical Thinking - Direct
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Identify appropriate behavioral safety procedures.
- Describe professionalism in the social work field.
- Identify their own levels of comfort in dealing with social work situations.
- Use professional skills when interviewing social works.
- Observe how the social work perspectives is applied through interviewing various social workers in the field.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Examine their own areas of strength as well as discomfort when facing various client populations.
Learning How to Learn:
- Reflect the challenges and rewards that social workers face on a daily basis.
- Investigate potential internship placements through self-selected interviews with participating agencies in the area.
- Recognize the value in self-reflection in determining their career.