Social Work

Current Courses

 

Fall Semester 2018

CourseInstrDaysTime
Intro to Scwk Fields of Pract
SCWK.2033.A
Allison, Anne-DreaW F09:00AM-10:20AM
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[Undergraduate Courses]This is a survey course for all students interested in social work, curious about the relevance of arts and social science disciplines to social work fields of practice, and/or who wish to explore the profession as a potential career choice. Students will be introduced to the values, ethics, history and requirements of professional social work practice, with particular emphasis on social justice issues. Students will also have an opportunity to explore the various social work fields of practice.

Group Work Theory and Design
SCWK.5013.A
Baldwin, Clive-
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course is currently offered in two modules: one the first week of the fall term immediately after Labour Day, and a second module at a time scheduled for a Friday and Saturday in October. Scheduling the course over one day period will permit students to experience the phases of a group in a realistic timeframe, replicating the types of group programs they may be facilitating in social work practice. Note: This course is delivered during an intensive five day module scheduled the week before Labour Day in September.

The Prof. of Scwk in Context
SCWK.5023.A
Greason, MichelleW09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This is a mandatory course for all students upon entry into the BSW program. It introduces students to the foundations of the BSW program, and provides broad conceptual frameworks for a critical understanding of social work in Canadian contexts. The course is an introduction to the purpose, history, values, ethics, and methods of professional social work practice, and to the social welfare system that influences this practice. The scope of generalist practice with a range of populations in diverse settings will be explored.

The Prof. of Scwk in Context
SCWK.5023.B
Bejan, RalucaW09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This is a mandatory course for all students upon entry into the BSW program. It introduces students to the foundations of the BSW program, and provides broad conceptual frameworks for a critical understanding of social work in Canadian contexts. The course is an introduction to the purpose, history, values, ethics, and methods of professional social work practice, and to the social welfare system that influences this practice. The scope of generalist practice with a range of populations in diverse settings will be explored.

Theory for Social Work Pract.I
SCWK.5036.A
Lewey, LaurelT TH01:30PM-04:30PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This is a mandatory course for all post-degree BSW students. A central assumption of this course is that social work as a profession needs to be self-critical in order to guard against continuing and increasing oppression experienced by members of various groups as they access social welfare programmes and social work intervention. Therefore a critical analysis of social welfare, social services and social work practice (primarily in the Canadian context) will be a central focus in the course.

Theory for Social Work Pract.I
SCWK.5036.B
Dupre, MarilynT TH01:30PM-04:30PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This is a mandatory course for all post-degree BSW students. A central assumption of this course is that social work as a profession needs to be self-critical in order to guard against continuing and increasing oppression experienced by members of various groups as they access social welfare programmes and social work intervention. Therefore a critical analysis of social welfare, social services and social work practice (primarily in the Canadian context) will be a central focus in the course.

Field Instruction II
SCWK.5089.A
Lewey, LaurelM T W TH08:30AM-04:30PM
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This is a mandatory course for all post-degree BSW students. The course provides a base for professional practice by introducing the values and ethics of the profession, and the theories relevant to social work practice with individuals, groups and communities. Knowledge drawn from the social sciences and other disciplines will be integrated with methods of intervention. Prerequisite: SCWK 5036. Note: this course is 9 credit hours.

Field Instruction II
SCWK.5089.B
McGeachy, JanetM T W TH08:30AM-04:30PM
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This is a mandatory course for all post-degree BSW students. The course provides a base for professional practice by introducing the values and ethics of the profession, and the theories relevant to social work practice with individuals, groups and communities. Knowledge drawn from the social sciences and other disciplines will be integrated with methods of intervention. Prerequisite: SCWK 5036. Note: this course is 9 credit hours.

Field Instruction II
SCWK.5089.C
deVink, SandraM W TH F08:30AM-04:30PM
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This is a mandatory course for all post-degree BSW students. The course provides a base for professional practice by introducing the values and ethics of the profession, and the theories relevant to social work practice with individuals, groups and communities. Knowledge drawn from the social sciences and other disciplines will be integrated with methods of intervention. Prerequisite: SCWK 5036. Note: this course is 9 credit hours.

Field Instruction II
SCWK.5089.D
Friars, GailaM T W TH08:30AM-04:30PM
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This is a mandatory course for all post-degree BSW students. The course provides a base for professional practice by introducing the values and ethics of the profession, and the theories relevant to social work practice with individuals, groups and communities. Knowledge drawn from the social sciences and other disciplines will be integrated with methods of intervention. Prerequisite: SCWK 5036. Note: this course is 9 credit hours.

Field Instruction II
SCWK.5089.E
Friars, GailaM T W TH08:30AM-04:30PM
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This is a mandatory course for all post-degree BSW students. The course provides a base for professional practice by introducing the values and ethics of the profession, and the theories relevant to social work practice with individuals, groups and communities. Knowledge drawn from the social sciences and other disciplines will be integrated with methods of intervention. Prerequisite: SCWK 5036. Note: this course is 9 credit hours.

Field Instruction II
SCWK.5089.F
Duffett-Weeks, HeatherM T W TH08:30AM-04:30PM
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This is a mandatory course for all post-degree BSW students. The course provides a base for professional practice by introducing the values and ethics of the profession, and the theories relevant to social work practice with individuals, groups and communities. Knowledge drawn from the social sciences and other disciplines will be integrated with methods of intervention. Prerequisite: SCWK 5036. Note: this course is 9 credit hours.

Field Instruction II
SCWK.5089.G
Raven, StelM T W TH08:30AM-04:30PM
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This is a mandatory course for all post-degree BSW students. The course provides a base for professional practice by introducing the values and ethics of the profession, and the theories relevant to social work practice with individuals, groups and communities. Knowledge drawn from the social sciences and other disciplines will be integrated with methods of intervention. Prerequisite: SCWK 5036. Note: this course is 9 credit hours.

Generalist Scwk Pract. Skills
SCWK.5116.A
Wilkins, BarbaraM TH09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course is an introduction to the theory and skills of helping individuals and families. The course will focus on understanding the stages of the helping process, ethics, and the acquisition of specific skills in communicating, assessing problems, planning, contracting, implementing change, and terminating the process. In addition, the course will include theory and skills related to practice situations that arise in almost all social work contexts - family interviews, grief work, crisis intervention, and work with people from cultures, religions and orientation other than one's own. The skills of writing social work records will be emphasized.

Generalist Scwk Pract. Skills
SCWK.5116.B
Smith, TanyaM TH09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course is an introduction to the theory and skills of helping individuals and families. The course will focus on understanding the stages of the helping process, ethics, and the acquisition of specific skills in communicating, assessing problems, planning, contracting, implementing change, and terminating the process. In addition, the course will include theory and skills related to practice situations that arise in almost all social work contexts - family interviews, grief work, crisis intervention, and work with people from cultures, religions and orientation other than one's own. The skills of writing social work records will be emphasized.

Fundamentals of Comm. Organ.
SCWK.5213.A
Bejan, RalucaM01:30PM-04:30PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course introduces students to the theory and practice of community organization. It provides a beginning knowledge base and skills for facilitating social change in the context of community. Content areas include the nature of community, the process of community organizing, strategies such as social action, diversity and social change, and the role of the community worker.

Fundamentals of Comm. Organ.
SCWK.5213.B
Bailey, DavidT09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course introduces students to the theory and practice of community organization. It provides a beginning knowledge base and skills for facilitating social change in the context of community. Content areas include the nature of community, the process of community organizing, strategies such as social action, diversity and social change, and the role of the community worker.

Winter Semester 2019

CourseInstrDaysTime
Intro to Scwk Fields of Pract
SCWK.2033.B
Allison, Anne-DreaW F09:00AM-10:20AM
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A survey course that introduces students to the discipline of sociology with particular reference to Canadian Society. This course examines theories and research concerning the nature of social order and conflict in industrial society; the relations between important structures or elements of society, including the economy, family, education, religion, complex organizations, racial and ethnic groups, and the dynamics of social change. Several major theoretical approaches in sociology are compared throughout the course.

Prep. for Prof. Scwk. Practice
SCWK.5006.A
Hotte, JenniW F09:00AM-12:00PM
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A survey course that introduces students to the discipline of sociology with particular reference to Canadian Society. This course examines theories and research concerning the nature of social order and conflict in industrial society; the relations between important structures or elements of society, including the economy, family, education, religion, complex organizations, racial and ethnic groups, and the dynamics of social change. Several major theoretical approaches in sociology are compared throughout the course.

Prep. for Prof. Scwk. Practice
SCWK.5006.B
Raven, StelW F09:00AM-12:00PM
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A survey course that introduces students to the discipline of sociology with particular reference to Canadian Society. This course examines theories and research concerning the nature of social order and conflict in industrial society; the relations between important structures or elements of society, including the economy, family, education, religion, complex organizations, racial and ethnic groups, and the dynamics of social change. Several major theoretical approaches in sociology are compared throughout the course.

Theory for Soc.Work Pract.II
SCWK.5046.A
, T TH09:00AM-12:00PM
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A survey course that introduces students to the discipline of sociology with particular reference to Canadian Society. This course examines theories and research concerning the nature of social order and conflict in industrial society; the relations between important structures or elements of society, including the economy, family, education, religion, complex organizations, racial and ethnic groups, and the dynamics of social change. Several major theoretical approaches in sociology are compared throughout the course.

Theory for Soc.Work Pract.II
SCWK.5046.B
Weeks, MurrayT TH09:00AM-12:00PM
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A survey course that introduces students to the discipline of sociology with particular reference to Canadian Society. This course examines theories and research concerning the nature of social order and conflict in industrial society; the relations between important structures or elements of society, including the economy, family, education, religion, complex organizations, racial and ethnic groups, and the dynamics of social change. Several major theoretical approaches in sociology are compared throughout the course.

Social Policy in Can. Context
SCWK.5313.A
Bejan, RalucaM09:00AM-12:00PM
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A survey course that introduces students to the discipline of sociology with particular reference to Canadian Society. This course examines theories and research concerning the nature of social order and conflict in industrial society; the relations between important structures or elements of society, including the economy, family, education, religion, complex organizations, racial and ethnic groups, and the dynamics of social change. Several major theoretical approaches in sociology are compared throughout the course.

Social Policy in Can. Context
SCWK.5313.B
Bejan, RalucaM01:30PM-04:30PM
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An introduction to the main research approaches used in sociology. The course includes practical experience in developing a research program by considering research question development, research design, methods of data collection, research ethics and data analysis. Of particular interest are the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches.

Child Welfare
SCWK.5723.A
Matthews, PeterT05:30PM-08:30PM
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Statistics are used and misused by social scientists, policy makers, and the media to describe the social world. Sociologists use statistics to understand social inequality and examine relations of power. In this course you examine the use and meaning of statistics in sociology, social policy and popular media to increase your ability to differentiate dodgy statistics from valid evidence. Note: To fulfill requirements for the Minor, Major or Honours in sociology, students may take this course or any other statistics course.

Child Welfare
SCWK.5723.B
Matthews, PeterTH05:30PM-08:30PM
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The purpose of this course is to give the student an understanding of the operation and functioning of the society in which we live. The configuration of Canadian institutions is analyzed in terms of their historical patterns of development.

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