2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

SWK 388 Preparation for Practicum

Explores some professional aspects of social work. Combines new and practical information to help bridge the gap between the classroom and the field practicum experience. Offers seminars and individual consultation about the field practicum process. Includes topics about field work objectives, procedures, and roles and responsibilities of all parties involved. Addresses a wide range of practice issues e.g., ethical and legal issues, clinical record keeping, professional standards for behavior, stress management and use of supervision. All preliminary procedures for establishment of a field practicum will be met through this course. This course required of all social work majors in the semester prior to registering for field practicum. Prerequisite: SWK 270.