Apr 14, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOCW 678 - School Social Work: Emphasis Foundation

3 hours
This course provides an orientation to social work practice in the public school setting.  Course content focuses on the role of the school social worker in a host setting bridging the school, the home and the community. Emphasis is given to important historical, legal, and political developments that influence the current day-to-day roles and functions of the social worker in the school setting. Topics include School Social Work Historical Development, Influences and Practice; Conceptual Frameworks for Social Work Services In Schools; Educational Policy and School Social Work Practice; Role Distinction, Job Description and Interdisciplinary Collaboration. This course is designed to be part of the course requirements for preparation to become a certified School Social Worker in Tennessee.