School of Social Work in Educational Settings
This course is designed for professionals who have already obtained their MSW degree. This interactive, online, 7-week course considers social work practice in the host setting of schools. It examines the challenges and opportunities of social work practice in educational settings by addressing the roles and functions of social workers within a complex ecological system of home/school/community. Topics are addressed from a multi-system, multi-modal approach to practice. Implications for social work practice involving prevention and intervention with a variety of client systems are examined.