Practice with Individuals
Methods course focusing on the knowledge, values, and skills needed for generalist social work practice with individuals. Major subject areas include values and ethics, interviewing, assessment, intervention, termination, evaluation, and documentation. Skill development in Motivational Interviewing offered as an evidence-based model of practice. Framed with a view of clients and social work practice that honors individual strengths and recognizes the impact of societal forces that create opportunities for some and barriers for others. Course includes practice skills lab.