Public School Systems and Service Populations

Course Number: 41600

Course Description

This course familiarizes students with the origin and history of school social work, the organization of American public schools, the current role of the social worker in a variety of public school settings, and the populations served by school social workers. Students address issues such as working with parents and the community, crisis intervention, group treatment, child neglect and abuse identification and reporting, services to culturally and economically diverse populations, and current policy issues impacting K-12 education. The class format includes group discussions and relevant readings. Prerequisite: Enrollment limited to students getting Type 73 Certificate, consent of instructor required for students from other departments. (Completion of course required for State School Social Work Certification.)

Requirements Filled

Clinical Concentration: All Clinical Classes

School Social Work Program Courses

Professors and Lecturers Who Teach This Course

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