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Summer 2007


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SOWK 240  Information Technology in Social Work                   3 credits
Hybrid Course - This course uses technology to enhance generalist social work practice through oral presentation, and written work, both individually and within groups. Students will have the opportunity to work with computer resources currently available through the University's computer and library systems. For more information contact kath@umbc.edu.
          Grade  Method:  REG/P-F/AUD  **THIS COURSE
          HAS  BEEN  APPROVED  AND  CHANGED  TO  A 3
          CREDIT  COURSE.**  **THIS  CLASS  MEETS IN
          ENGR 333.**
[0306] 6050 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             MORRIS, K
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm


SOWK 311  Introduction to Field Experience in Social              3 credits
          Work                                              
This course offers the opportunity to observe the delivery of social services within selected agencies. Students are assigned to an agency for a beginning experience in examining how social work services are provided. Field work experience is combined with seminar instruction. Note: Open to all students. Recommended for social work majors. P/F only. Prerequisite: SOWK 260. For more information contact ajudson@umbc.edu or leiser@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: P-F
[0307] 6080 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/20/2007             JUDSON, A
            MTuTh......2:00pm- 4:00pm (MP  105)


SOWK 387  Policies, Programs, and Services for                    3 credits
          Children                                          
This course presents the current situation in services for children, as well as a historic perspective on the development of our society’s perception of children’s needs. It attempts to go beyond the traditional definitions of child welfare as an institution and encompass consideration of a social welfare system that would include family policy advocacy, programs to enhance socialization of children, helping services and services to surrogate families. Select intervention techniques appropriate for work with children are presented, and skills are developed. Prerequisite: SOWK 260 or consent of instructor. For more information contact dlinsenmeyer@ssw.umaryland.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0308] 6080 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/20/2007             LINSENMEYER, D
            F..........9:00am- 3:30pm (PHYS107)


SOWK 395  Alcohol Problems and Alcoholism                         3 credits
This course is designed to provide a basic comprehensive overview of the major issues related to the use of alcohol. Special effort will be made to provide a balanced view of the major concepts, theories, policies and research regarding alcohol and alcoholism. Emphasis is given to the effects of problem drinking on family members, especially children. The relationships between alcohol abuse and other health and social problems are examined. This course also provides information regarding the use and abuse of selected other drugs. For more information contact jokund1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0309] 6060 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             OKUNDAYE, J
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV145)


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