Social Work, M.S.W. - Community Practice: Community Organization, Policy, and Leadership

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/social-work/programs

PROGRAM SEQUENCE-60 Credits

(39 Credits for students with advanced standing)

MSW General Requirements (48 Credits)
* Courses waived for students accepted with advanced standing (27 credits required).

SWK 510 - Social Welfare Policies and Delivery Systems - 3 credits*
SWK 521 - Substance Use: Current Issues - 3 credits
SWK 532 - Theory and Practice I - Individuals - 3 credits*
SWK 533 - Theory and Practice II - Groups - 3 credits*
SWK 534 - Theory and Practice III - Organizations and Communities - 3 credits*

Select one (3 credits):
SWK 548 - Evidence-based Social Work with Families - 3 credits
SWK 549 - Clinical Practice with Later Life Families - 3 credits

SWK 550 - Human Behavior and Social Environment - 3 credits*
SWK 551 - Diversity, Oppression, and Social Functioning - 3 credits
SWK 552 - Human Behavior in the Social Environment - Psychopathology - 3 credits
SWK 561 - Social Work Research Methods -  3 credits
SWK 570 - Generalist Social Work Field Practicum I - 3 credits*
SWK 571 - Generalist Social Work Field Practicum II - 3 credits*
SWK 572 - Practicum III and Capstone Proposal - 6 credits
SWK 573 - Practicum IV and Capstone - 6 credits

Community Practice Requirements (12 Credits)

SWK 511 - Social Welfare Policy Analysis - 3 credits
SWK 520 - Communities and Social Welfare - 3 credits
SWK 538 - Leadership and Management: Theory and Practice - 3 credits
SWK 560 - Social Administration - 3 credits