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
Day Class (before 5 p.m.) Evening Class (after 5 p.m.) Online Class
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