HSW 225: Family Social Work

online available

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of home-based social work with families. Students will learn how to describe American families as social systems, how to describe the structure of a family, and how to identify common patterns in family functioning. Common problems and special circumstances in family functioning will be addressed. Students will learn to identify effective ways to engage families. Basic social work interventions with families will be described.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; HSW 100 or SOC 100, minimum grade "C"

Class offerings by semester

Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Summer 2021 
offered online offered in the daytime offered at nighttime offered in the daytime offered at nighttime offered in the daytime 

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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