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    Oct 01, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOWK 573 - Forensic Social Work

3 Credit Hours
Provides an introduction to and overview of the field of forensic social work. Students will be equipped to collaborate with the criminal justice system and to utilize policy and practice skills to work toward ensuring all individuals have the opportunity to be safe, healthy, contributing members of their communities. It provides an opportunity for students to gain knowledge about a system impacting many people and will broadly expose students to the criminal justice system through a focused look at forensic social work. Social workers have increasing opportunities to practice in a diversity of criminal justice settings. Will assist students in developing knowledge and skills for generalist practice in these diverse arenas. Content will focus on forensic social work including ethics, roles, functions, skills; utilization of community assets; the criminal justice system; and trans-systemic interactions.
(RE) Prerequisite(s): 510, 512, 513, 519, 522, 537, 538, 539 and 543 or 544.
Comment(s): Advanced Standing satisfies prerequisites.
Registration Restriction(s): Graduate students only. Minimum student level graduate.
Registration Permission: Non-MSSW students may register with consent of instructor.



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