2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Social Work in Action

Summer quarter

Faculty: Leslie Johnson

Fields of Study: business and management, health and psychology

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40158 (4) Second Session  

Credits: 4(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Evening


This program is designed to help you explore the broad scope of social work as a profession in medical settings; mental health and non-profits; and local, state, and federal governments.  You will gain a clear understanding of the origins of social work in social change and the unique strengths perspective of social work practice.  Students will complete readings exploring the history and impact of social work in action as well as the spirit that drives it. Students will also learn how to develop an idea for social change into a working proposal.

Maximum Enrollment: 20

Advertised Schedule: 5:30-9:30p Tue/Thu (Jul. 26 - Aug. 25)

Preparatory for studies or careers in: social work and the many areas of concentration in which social work is practiced such as medical settings, schools, businesses, non-profits, and government.

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

Books: www.tescbookstore.com

Program Revisions

Date Revision
May 20th, 2011 Credit corrected to reflect the scheduled hours of the course.