BSW Class Calendar

Fall Semester 2020

SWK

  • A106 *Intro to Social Welfare 3 Credits

    *Intro to Social Welfare

    Analyzes social inequality and the American social welfare system. Traces historical development of government response to social inequality. Explores historical and persisting dilemmas-ethical, political, social, and economic-explicit and implicit in social welfare provisioning. Develops understanding of social welfare problems and solutions.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:73077 801 Galic, William August 24 - December 12 5
  • A206 Introduction to Social Work 3 Credits

    Introduction to Social Work

    Introduces the profession of social work and its fields of practice, roles, professional values and ethics, and guiding theories and perspectives. Highlights the profession's commitment to engaging diversity, serving at-risk populations, and advancing human rights and social and economic justice, especially within Alaska.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:73078 802 Ullrich, Jessica August 24 - December 12 2
  • A243 *Cultural Diversity Svc Lrning 3 Credits

    *Cultural Diversity Svc Lrning

    Focuses on the intersection of multiple dimensions of difference and their relationship to oppression and privilege. Concepts introduced in the class will be applied to students' interactions with clients of community-based partner organizations as part of a required 20-hour service learning component.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:73080 801 Burke, Tracey August 24 - December 12 3
  • A330 Practice with Individuals 4 Credits

    Practice with Individuals

    Develops generalist social work practice knowledge and skills for implementing the planned change process with individuals. Utilizes evidence-based practice guided by values, ethics, culture, research, theory, client preference and the needs of Alaska. Includes both lecture and a relationship-building and interviewing skills lab.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:73081 801 Burke, Tracey August 24 - December 12 2
    View detailed information for CRN:73081 801 Burke, Tracey August 24 - December 12 2
    View detailed information for CRN:73082 802 Mbise, Amana August 24 - December 12 -1
    View detailed information for CRN:73082 802 Mbise, Amana August 24 - December 12 -1
  • A342 Hum Behav/Social Environ 3 Credits

    Hum Behav/Social Environ

    Uses a multidimensional framework to assess the biological, psychological, social, cultural and spiritual dimensions of human behavior across the lifespan. Applies theories and perspectives to understand the behavior of individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities and to guide practice with client systems.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:73083 801 Sandlin, Amanda August 24 - December 12 4
  • A409 Intro to Child Welfare 3 Credits

    Intro to Child Welfare

    Provides an in-depth overview of child welfare policies, public and private social services, and empirically supported child welfare practices within the context of the social work profession.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:73084 801 Sandoval, Tammy August 24 - December 12 6
  • A410 Trauma in Childhood 3 Credits

    Trauma in Childhood

    Provides students with an understanding of the psychobiological, developmental and social implications of trauma exposure throughout childhood and adolescence. Introduces students to the principles of prevention, intervention and resiliency as related to childhood trauma.

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    View detailed information for CRN:78997 801 Vaughn, Stephanie August 24 - December 12 0
  • A429 Trauma & Crisis Intervention 3 Credits

    Trauma & Crisis Intervention

    Presents the historical and theoretical basis of trauma and crisis intervention within the context of generalist social work practice. Prepares students to utilize empirically-supported approaches to engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate services with individuals, families, and communities experiencing trauma and crisis. Special vulnerabilities and ethical concerns for at-risk populations are examined. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Bachelor of Social Work program

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:73086 801 O'Connor, Ashley August 24 - December 12 6
  • A482 Writing for SWK Practice 3 Credits

    Writing for SWK Practice

    Applies professional writing skills to the documents of the social work profession. Emphasizes critical thinking and analysis in effective professional writing as required for generalist social work practice.

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    View detailed information for CRN:77566 801 O'Connor, Ashley August 24 - December 12 3
  • A490 Sel Topics/Social Work 1 - 3 Credits

    Sel Topics/Social Work

    Focuses on current topics related to social work services, diverse client groups and field of practice. Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits with a change in subtitle. Not available for credit to students who have completed SWK A690 with the same subtitle. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior level standing May be stacked with: SWK A690

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:78160 801 Trawver, Kathi August 24 - December 12 2
  • A495A Social Work Practicum I 3 Credits

    Social Work Practicum I

    Student applies social work knowledge, skills, values, and ethics within an organization or community context. Emphasis is on integration and demonstration of the generalist competencies and practice behaviors. The student completes 224 practicum hours in an approved setting under the supervision of social work faculty and a field instructor appointed by the university. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Bachelor of Social Work program

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:73088 801 - ARR ARR Filanowicz, Alexa August 24 - December 12 0
    View detailed information for CRN:73088 801 W 11:30AM - 2:15PM DIST WEB Filanowicz, Alexa August 24 - December 12 0
    View detailed information for CRN:73089 802 - ARR ARR Sandlin, Amanda August 24 - December 12 3
    View detailed information for CRN:73089 802 W 11:30AM - 2:15PM DIST WEB Sandlin, Amanda August 24 - December 12 3
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  • A498 Adv Community-Based Research 3 Credits

    Adv Community-Based Research

    Application of research skills to a social welfare problem in collaboration with a community partner under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Projects must demonstrate advanced scholarship grounded in the theory and professional standards of social work practice.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:78664 801 Moxley, David August 24 - December 12 0