1. Apply critical thinking skills within the context of professional social work practice.
2. Understand the value base of the profession and its ethical standards and principles, and practice accordingly.
3. Practice without discrimination and with respect, knowledge, and skills related to clients’ age, class, color, culture, disability, ethnicity, family structure, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, and sexual orientation.
4. Apply the knowledge and skills of generalist social work practice with systems of all sizes.
5. Use theoretical frameworks supported by empirical evidence to understand individual development and behavior across the life span and the interactions among individuals and between diverse and oppressed individuals and families, groups, organizations, and communities.
Illustrations of Family Therapy
Family Life Cycle
Video 1:Families of Young Children with Special Needs: A Family Systems Approach to Early Childhood Intervention
Web CT #1 special needs families summary
Video 2: Destructive/Constructive Family Conflict
Web CT #2 diversityand family conflict summary
Cognitive Behavioral and Problem Solving theory solution
Video 3: Cognitive Behavioral Couples Therapy.
WebCT# 3 summary of videotape
Video 4: Solution Focused Family Therapy
Web CT #4 African American Families summary
Strategic Theory and Family Power
Video 5: The Angry Couple: Conflict Focused Treatment
WebCT#5 discussion of videotape
Intergenerational Systems Theory
Video 6:The Legacy of Unresolved Loss
WebCT# 6 Intergenerational transmission of diversity in families
Three (3) exams, with the points earned converted to a percentage. The grading scale is below:
90%-100% = A Exam One 100
80%-89% = B Exam Two 100
70%-79%= C Final Exam 100
60%-69%= D 300