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MSW Class Calendar

Fall 2022

SWK

Summer 2022

SWK

  • A620 Infant Mental Health 3 Credits

    Infant Mental Health

    Examines current research and practice for the promotion, prevention, and intervention of infant and early childhood mental health, emphasizing a relationship-focused approach in the context of families and communities. Topics include typical and atypical social-emotional development; risk, resiliency, and protective factors in the context of families and culture; and home and community-based intervention models. Introduces early screening, assessment, and legal and ethical parameters across disciplines. Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing or instructor approval Crosslisted with PSY A620

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52705 551 Allen, Mary; Harvey, Hattie; Harvey, Hattie; Harvey, Hattie May 16 - July 30 0
  • A631 Intro to Social Work Practice 3 Credits

    Intro to Social Work Practice

    Introduction to generalist social work practice, focusing on the use of the planned change and evidence-based practice processes with clients and systems in need of professional intervention. Emphasis is on professional identity, values and ethics in social work practice. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the MSW program

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52706 501 Aguiniga, Donna May 16 - June 20 2
    View detailed information for CRN:52706 501 Aguiniga, Donna May 16 - June 20 2
  • A633 Advanced Families and Groups 3 Credits

    Advanced Families and Groups

    Focuses on the use of the planned change process through the application of theory and evidence-based practice knowledge to provide competent and effective clinical assessments and interventions for families and groups in Alaska. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Master of Social Work with advanced standing or successful completion of the foundation curriculum.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52707 501 Altepeter, Carol May 16 - July 30 -1
    View detailed information for CRN:52707 501 Altepeter, Carol May 16 - July 30 -1
    View detailed information for CRN:52708 502 Davis, Rebecca May 16 - July 30 -1
    View detailed information for CRN:52708 502 Davis, Rebecca May 16 - July 30 -1
    View detailed information for CRN:53342 503 Altepeter, Carol; Davis, Rebecca; Davis, Rebecca; Davis, Rebecca May 16 - July 30 -1
  • A635 Transform Leadership Capstone 3 Credits

    Transform Leadership Capstone

    MSW students demonstrate Advanced Generalist (AG) autonomous practice, leadership, creativity, and innovation by developing and implementing a capstone leadership project in which they identify and respond to a complex, multidimensional practice issue of significant importance in Alaska. Students will demonstrate the advanced generalist competencies by providing social work leadership, advancing innovation within social service systems or organizations, and engaging in community collaboration. The course builds on the content in SWK A634 Transformational Leadership in Social Work Practice. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the MSW program with advanced standing or successful completion of the generalist curriculum

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:53333 501 - ARR Brocious, Heidi May 16 - July 30 1
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A636 Practice Orgs and Communities 3 Credits

    Practice Orgs and Communities

    Provides foundation generalist social work practice knowledge and skills in implementing the planned change process with organizations and communities. Utilizes evidence-based practice guided by values, ethics, culture, research, theory, client preferences and the needs of Alaska. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Master of Social Work.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52709 501 Cruz Erisman, Morgan May 16 - July 30 1
    View detailed information for CRN:52709 501 Cruz Erisman, Morgan May 16 - July 30 1
  • A690 Selected Topics in Social Work 1 - 3 Credits

    Selected Topics in Social Work

    Focus on current topics related to social work with various system levels (individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations), fields of practice and settings. Special Note: May be repeated for credit with a different subtitle for a maximum of 9 credits. Not available for credit to students who have completed SWK A490 with the same subtitle. Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing May be stacked with: SWK A490

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52710 501 Meade, Vanessa May 16 - July 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:52710 501 Meade, Vanessa May 16 - July 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:52711 551 Shimizu, Rei June 23 - July 30 -1
    View detailed information for CRN:52711 551 Shimizu, Rei June 23 - July 30 -1
  • A691 CMH Systems of Care 3 Credits

    CMH Systems of Care

    Expands systems of care as a coordinated network of community-based services and supports that are organized, multidisciplinary, and in partnership with youth and family. Addresses the cultural and linguistic needs of families in order to meet the challenges of children and youth with serious mental health needs. Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing Crosslisted with EDSE A691 and PSY A691

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52713 551 Sandberg, Patricia May 16 - July 30 -1

Spring Semester 2022

SWK

  • A607 Social Welfare Policy & Svcs 3 Credits

    Social Welfare Policy & Svcs

    Prepares students for generalist social work policy practice as they learn to analyze, formulate and advocate for policies that advance social, economic, and environmental justice and to collaborate with colleagues, clients, and constituencies to carry out effective policy action. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Master of Social Work

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:33929 201 George Bettisworth, Retchenda January 10 - April 30 5
  • A608 Advanced Policy Practice 3 Credits

    Advanced Policy Practice

    Prepares practitioners for developing policies and programs in a political economy. Examines contemporary social needs in a diverse and inequitable society. Emphasizes roles of research and evaluation in a policy process. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Master of Social Work with advanced standing or successful completion of the foundation curriculum

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:33930 201 Brocious, Heidi January 10 - April 30 5
    View detailed information for CRN:33931 202 Brocious, Heidi January 10 - April 30 0
  • A628 Program Evaluation 3 Credits

    Program Evaluation

    Explores the principles and methods of conducting evaluation of health-related programs. Discusses topics such as conducting community needs assessment, program development, evaluation types and models, evaluation designs, politics and ethics of conducting evaluation in community-based settings, and how to effectively communicate the process involved in evaluation and the findings to stakeholders. Registration Restrictions: Admission to MPH or MSW program or faculty approval; MSW students must have successfully completed the MSW foundation requirements. Crosslisted with HS A628

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:33932 251 Meyer, Jennifer January 10 - April 30 -4
  • A632 Practice Families & Groups 3 Credits

    Practice Families & Groups

    Provides foundation generalist social work practice knowledge and skills in implementing the planned change process with families and groups. Utilizes evidence-based practice that is guided by values, ethics, culture, research, theory, client preferences, and the needs of Alaska's families and groups. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Master of Social Work.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37928 202 Altepeter, Carol January 10 - April 30 -3
  • A635 Transform Leadership Capstone 3 Credits

    Transform Leadership Capstone

    MSW students demonstrate Advanced Generalist (AG) autonomous practice, leadership, creativity, and innovation by developing and implementing a capstone leadership project in which they identify and respond to a complex, multidimensional practice issue of significant importance in Alaska. Students will demonstrate the advanced generalist competencies by providing social work leadership, advancing innovation within social service systems or organizations, and engaging in community collaboration. The course builds on the content in SWK A634 Transformational Leadership in Social Work Practice. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the MSW program with advanced standing or successful completion of the generalist curriculum

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:33935 201 Trawver, Kathi January 10 - April 30 3
    View detailed information for CRN:33936 202 Brocious, Heidi January 10 - April 30 0
  • A636 Practice Orgs and Communities 3 Credits

    Practice Orgs and Communities

    Provides foundation generalist social work practice knowledge and skills in implementing the planned change process with organizations and communities. Utilizes evidence-based practice guided by values, ethics, culture, research, theory, client preferences and the needs of Alaska. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Master of Social Work.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37927 202 Cruz Erisman, Morgan January 10 - April 30 3
  • A643 Hum Diversity in SWK Practice 3 Credits

    Hum Diversity in SWK Practice

    Examination of intersecting dimensions of human diversity in relation to oppression, privilege, power and the social justice commitments of social work generalist practice. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the MSW Program

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37926 201 Ullrich, Jessica January 10 - April 30 4
  • A645 Social Work Practicum II 3 Credits

    Social Work Practicum II

    Part two of generalist practicum sequence. Emphasis is on integration and demonstration of the generalist competencies and practice behaviors. The student completes 240 practicum hours in an approved setting under the supervision of social work faculty and a MSW field instructor. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Master of Social Work.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37924 204 - ARR ARR Sandlin, Amanda January 10 - April 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:37924 204 T 7:00PM - 8:45PM DIST WEB Sandlin, Amanda January 10 - April 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:37925 203 - ARR ARR Aguiniga, Donna January 10 - April 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:37925 203 T 7:00PM - 8:45PM DIST WEB Aguiniga, Donna January 10 - April 30 0
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A647 Adv Generalist Practicum II 3 Credits

    Adv Generalist Practicum II

    Part two of advanced generalist practicum sequence. Emphasis is on integration and demonstration of the advanced generalist competencies and practice behaviors. The student completes 240 hours in an approved setting under the supervision of a MSW field instructor. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Master of Social Work and advanced standing or successful completion of of the foundation curriculum.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37921 206 - ARR ARR Meade, Vanessa January 10 - April 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:37921 206 R 7:00PM - 8:45PM DIST WEB Meade, Vanessa January 10 - April 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:37922 205 - ARR ARR Vaughn, Stephanie January 10 - April 30 1
    View detailed information for CRN:37922 205 R 7:00PM - 8:45PM DIST WEB Vaughn, Stephanie January 10 - April 30 1
    View detailed information for CRN:37923 204 - ARR ARR Meade, Vanessa January 10 - April 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:37923 204 W 7:00PM - 8:45PM DIST WEB Meade, Vanessa January 10 - April 30 0
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A685 SWK Services in Schools 3 Credits

    SWK Services in Schools

    Explores the multiple roles practiced by social workers who provide social work services in a school setting with special emphasis on practice with populations at risk and culturally diverse students and families. Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing in social work or related discipline

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37920 201 Allen, Mary; Crow, Meghan; Crow, Meghan; Crow, Meghan January 10 - April 30 4
  • A690 Selected Topics in Social Work 1 - 3 Credits

    Selected Topics in Social Work

    Focus on current topics related to social work with various system levels (individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations), fields of practice and settings. Special Note: May be repeated for credit with a different subtitle for a maximum of 9 credits. Not available for credit to students who have completed SWK A490 with the same subtitle. Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing May be stacked with: SWK A490

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:38863 201 Meade, Vanessa January 10 - April 30 9