Social Work

Current Courses

 

Fall Semester 2017

CourseInstrDaysTime
Group Work Theory and Design
SCWK.5013.A
Duffett-Weeks, HeatherW TH F08:30AM-04:30PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This is a laboratory course in which students will develop skills in group membership, leadership, and programme design. Practical group experiences and reflection activities are utilized to demonstrate theories of group dynamics and development, and to enhance group assessment and intervention skills. Note: This course is delivered in two separate modules; the first at the beginning of the program, and the second module at the beginning of the second semester.

Group Work Theory and Design
SCWK.5013.B
Baldwin, CliveW TH F08:30AM-04:30PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This is a laboratory course in which students will develop skills in group membership, leadership, and programme design. Practical group experiences and reflection activities are utilized to demonstrate theories of group dynamics and development, and to enhance group assessment and intervention skills. Note: This course is delivered in two separate modules; the first at the beginning of the program, and the second module at the beginning of the second semester.

Group Work Theory and Design
SCWK.5013.C
McGeachy, JanetW TH F08:30AM-04:30PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This is a laboratory course in which students will develop skills in group membership, leadership, and programme design. Practical group experiences and reflection activities are utilized to demonstrate theories of group dynamics and development, and to enhance group assessment and intervention skills. Note: This course is delivered in two separate modules; the first at the beginning of the program, and the second module at the beginning of the second semester.

Group Work Theory and Design
SCWK.5013.MMD
McGeachy, Janet-
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[Post-Degree Courses]This is a laboratory course in which students will develop skills in group membership, leadership, and programme design. Practical group experiences and reflection activities are utilized to demonstrate theories of group dynamics and development, and to enhance group assessment and intervention skills. Note: This course is delivered in two separate modules; the first at the beginning of the program, and the second module at the beginning of the second semester.

Group Work Theory and Design
SCWK.5013.MME
deVink, Sandra-
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[Post-Degree Courses]This is a laboratory course in which students will develop skills in group membership, leadership, and programme design. Practical group experiences and reflection activities are utilized to demonstrate theories of group dynamics and development, and to enhance group assessment and intervention skills. Note: This course is delivered in two separate modules; the first at the beginning of the program, and the second module at the beginning of the second semester.

The Prof. of Scwk in Context
SCWK.5023.A
Wilkins, BarbaraTH09:00AM-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
Wilkins, BarbaraF09:00AM-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.MM
Hanson, Merri-LeeM08:30AM-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
Allison, Anne-DreaT 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.MM1
Dupre, Marilyn-
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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.5083.A
Lewey, LaurelM T W09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course is a continuation of the Field Instruction I course. It will provide practical experience in the field, in an approved setting, two days per week. Students are expected to develop knowledge and skills in small teams utilizing a community based approach to practice under the supervision of faculty liaison. Prerequisite: Field Instruction I. Available to Post-Degree BSW students only.

Field Instruction II
SCWK.5083.B
Weeks, MurrayM T W09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course is a continuation of the Field Instruction I course. It will provide practical experience in the field, in an approved setting, two days per week. Students are expected to develop knowledge and skills in small teams utilizing a community based approach to practice under the supervision of faculty liaison. Prerequisite: Field Instruction I. Available to Post-Degree BSW students only.

Field Instruction II
SCWK.5083.C
Friars, GailaM T W09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course is a continuation of the Field Instruction I course. It will provide practical experience in the field, in an approved setting, two days per week. Students are expected to develop knowledge and skills in small teams utilizing a community based approach to practice under the supervision of faculty liaison. Prerequisite: Field Instruction I. Available to Post-Degree BSW students only.

Field Instruction II
SCWK.5083.D
McGeachy, JanetM T W09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course is a continuation of the Field Instruction I course. It will provide practical experience in the field, in an approved setting, two days per week. Students are expected to develop knowledge and skills in small teams utilizing a community based approach to practice under the supervision of faculty liaison. Prerequisite: Field Instruction I. Available to Post-Degree BSW students only.

Field Instruction II
SCWK.5083.E
Wilkins, BarbaraM T W09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course is a continuation of the Field Instruction I course. It will provide practical experience in the field, in an approved setting, two days per week. Students are expected to develop knowledge and skills in small teams utilizing a community based approach to practice under the supervision of faculty liaison. Prerequisite: Field Instruction I. Available to Post-Degree BSW students only.

Generalist Scwk Pract. Skills
SCWK.5116.A
Hotte, JenniM W09:00AM-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
Wilkins, BarbaraM W09:00AM-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
Jamal, AamirM01:30PM-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
Jamal, AamirT09:00AM-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.

Social Policy-Issues & Global
SCWK.5323.A
Jamal, AamirF09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course will provide an opportunity for students to develop a beginning awareness, sensitivity, and understanding of the scope and impact of global or international issues on the lives of people in other parts of the world and our own lives, as well as on social policies and social work practice at all levels. As well, this course will explore the efforts of organizations (at the local, national, and international levels) which address international concerns.

Social Policy-Issues & Global
SCWK.5323.B
Jamal, AamirTH09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course will provide an opportunity for students to develop a beginning awareness, sensitivity, and understanding of the scope and impact of global or international issues on the lives of people in other parts of the world and our own lives, as well as on social policies and social work practice at all levels. As well, this course will explore the efforts of organizations (at the local, national, and international levels) which address international concerns.

Child Welfare
SCWK.5723.A
Matthews, Peter-
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course is designed to introduce students to the child welfare system in New Brunswick and Canada, and to examine the policies, procedures, and practices which have been developed to respond to the needs of children and adolescents. As such, another purpose of the course is to critique existing policies, procedures, and practices and to discuss ways in which the child welfare delivery system could be more responsive to the needs of children and their families. Alternative responses and innovative programmes will be examined and students will be challenged to be creative in developing ideas which would lead to evolving the child welfare system in the direction of better meeting children's needs.

Mental Health Issues
SCWK.5853.A
Duffett-Weeks, Heather-
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course examines mental health issues encountered by the professional with an emphasis on practice and policy implications. Students will have an opportunity to explore the context of practice from an historical perspective and to critically examine the current mental health delivery system in New Brunswick. The role of the professional and professional interventions will be examined.

Social Work and Addictions
SCWK.5863.A
Weeks, Murray-
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[Post-Degree Courses]In this course, students will develop an understanding of the components of substance abuse as well as the addictive process. Topics will include the various mood-altering drugs, the components of early identification, assessment and treatment, harm reduction, and health promotion programmes.

Trauma & Social Work Practice
SCWK.5923.A
Hiscock, Laura-
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[Post-Degree Courses]This is an elective course for all BSW students. This course provides an introduction to social work practice with individuals, families, groups and communities who are coping with the impact of trauma in their lives. The goals of this course involve students developing and demonstrating a critical understanding of trauma theory in its historical, political and social contexts; knowledge of practice approaches to trauma work; application of this knowledge through assessment and beginning intervention skills; and self-awareness in relation to traumatic material. Exploration of trauma theory beyond the dominant individualized, westernized, and medical model will be emphasized in the course. Ethical issues and exploration of personal and professional values, as they pertain to trauma work, will be incorporated into class material.

Winter Semester 2018

CourseInstrDaysTime
Prep. for Prof. Scwk. Practice
SCWK.5006.A
Baldwin, CliveW09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]The purpose of this course is the development of personal and professional skills that prepare students for professional critical social work practice. This includes a focus on increasing self-awareness and mindfulness as important knowledge for practice; an emphasis on developing skills for experiential learning; an orientation to the values and characteristics of a competent social work professional and social work practice; and the development of beginning competency in generic crisis intervention theory and skills common to all levels of social work practice. Additionally, the course will prepare students for their initial field education experience through the clarification of expectations of students in a field placement that includes an emphasis on preparation of learning contracts.

Prep. for Prof. Scwk. Practice
SCWK.5006.A
Baldwin, CliveF09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]The purpose of this course is the development of personal and professional skills that prepare students for professional critical social work practice. This includes a focus on increasing self-awareness and mindfulness as important knowledge for practice; an emphasis on developing skills for experiential learning; an orientation to the values and characteristics of a competent social work professional and social work practice; and the development of beginning competency in generic crisis intervention theory and skills common to all levels of social work practice. Additionally, the course will prepare students for their initial field education experience through the clarification of expectations of students in a field placement that includes an emphasis on preparation of learning contracts.

Prep. for Prof. Scwk. Practice
SCWK.5006.B
Staff, W09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]The purpose of this course is the development of personal and professional skills that prepare students for professional critical social work practice. This includes a focus on increasing self-awareness and mindfulness as important knowledge for practice; an emphasis on developing skills for experiential learning; an orientation to the values and characteristics of a competent social work professional and social work practice; and the development of beginning competency in generic crisis intervention theory and skills common to all levels of social work practice. Additionally, the course will prepare students for their initial field education experience through the clarification of expectations of students in a field placement that includes an emphasis on preparation of learning contracts.

Prep. for Prof. Scwk. Practice
SCWK.5006.B
Staff, F09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]The purpose of this course is the development of personal and professional skills that prepare students for professional critical social work practice. This includes a focus on increasing self-awareness and mindfulness as important knowledge for practice; an emphasis on developing skills for experiential learning; an orientation to the values and characteristics of a competent social work professional and social work practice; and the development of beginning competency in generic crisis intervention theory and skills common to all levels of social work practice. Additionally, the course will prepare students for their initial field education experience through the clarification of expectations of students in a field placement that includes an emphasis on preparation of learning contracts.

Theory for Social Work Pract.I
SCWK.5036.MM2
Dupre, Marilyn-
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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 Soc.Work Pract.II
SCWK.5046.A
Hotte, JenniT TH09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]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 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. Prerequisites: SCWK 5036.

Theory for Soc.Work Pract.II
SCWK.5046.B
Weeks, MurrayT TH09:00AM-12:00PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]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 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. Prerequisites: SCWK 5036.

Social Policy in Can. Context
SCWK.5313.A
Dudziak, SuzanneW01:30PM-04:30PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]Concepts in policy planning are studied, along with an examination of the process of planned change from problem identification to programming. Consideration will be given to the political arena, the bureaucracy and roles of the politician, and the public servant. Three hours per week.

Social Policy in Can. Context
SCWK.5313.B
Jamal, AamirW01:30PM-04:30PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]Concepts in policy planning are studied, along with an examination of the process of planned change from problem identification to programming. Consideration will be given to the political arena, the bureaucracy and roles of the politician, and the public servant. Three hours per week.

Social Policy-Issues & Global
SCWK.5323.A
Jamal, AamirT01:30PM-04:30PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course will provide an opportunity for students to develop a beginning awareness, sensitivity, and understanding of the scope and impact of global or international issues on the lives of people in other parts of the world and our own lives, as well as on social policies and social work practice at all levels. As well, this course will explore the efforts of organizations (at the local, national, and international levels) which address international concerns.

Social Policy-Issues & Global
SCWK.5323.B
Jamal, AamirM01:30PM-04:30PM
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[Post-Degree Courses]This course will provide an opportunity for students to develop a beginning awareness, sensitivity, and understanding of the scope and impact of global or international issues on the lives of people in other parts of the world and our own lives, as well as on social policies and social work practice at all levels. As well, this course will explore the efforts of organizations (at the local, national, and international levels) which address international concerns.

Last Published: Sat Dec 16 06:05:01 2017