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  • SWK6825 Palliative Care: Social Work Practice with Serious Illness 

    Stein, Gary (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2022-01)
    ¶COURSE DESCRIPTION: ¶This course will provide a comprehensive study of issues related to palliative and end-of-life care. Palliative care is an exciting, relatively new specialty in health care social work, and presents ...
  • SWK6911 Grounding the Strengths Perspective 

    Glassman, Alex (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    Course Description: ¶The purpose of this course will be to provide a grounding for the Strengths-Perspective in Social Work, supplying it with a much needed, multidimensional theoretical structure, methodology, and model ...
  • SWK6823 Treatment of Eating Disorders 

    Henshaw, Lisa (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    Course Description: The Eating Disorders Elective class will provide students with a comprehensive overview of eating disorders as biopsychosocial disorders and will focus primarily on methods and approaches to treatment ...
  • SWK6686 Gerontology 

    Stein, Gary (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    COURSE DESCRIPTION: ¶The world population is growing older at an unprecedented pace. In the U.S. alone, close to 35 million persons are 65 years or older. Between 2020 and 2030 alone, the number of older persons is ...
  • SWK6685 Social Work Practice with Trauma and Interpersonal Violence 

    Henshaw, Lisa; Skolnik, Sari (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    1 WURZWEILER SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK YESHIVA UNIVERSITY Social Work Practice with Trauma and Interpersonal Violence SWK 6685 I. Course Description: ¶Trauma and Interpersonal Violence is a clinical course that examines ...
  • SWK6670 Creative Arts in Social Work 

    Landis, Heidi (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    ¶COURSE DESCRIPTION This survey course explores the current uses of the creative arts in social work practice, including music, drama, art and dance. This course will utilize both lecture and experiential exercises to ...
  • SWK6630/ SWK8630 Social Work Practice in Schools 

    Flaherty, Hanni (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    ¶COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is intended for students who plan to work in schools or in agencies that are school-based or school-linked. While it is primarily a practice course, it is also a policy course because ...
  • SWK6402 Applied Methods in Social Work Research 

    Auerbach, Charles (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    COURSE DESCRIPTION ¶This course builds upon content presented in Practice Research (SWK6401) and contains the focus on: problem formulation, conceptualization and operationalization of variables, use of measurement ...
  • SWK6141 Social Work in Healthcare 

    Vyshedsky, Christine (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    COURSE DESCRIPTION This course provides the student with a conceptual, ethical and practice framework for social work practice in health care. It provides an overview of the United States health care system, the unique ...
  • SWK6210 Advanced Policy Advocacy 

    Lane, Shannon (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    COURSE DESCRIPTION “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead ¶The mission of the social work profession is “to ...
  • SWK6141 Family Systems 

    Beckerman, Nancy (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    COURSE DESCRIPTION ¶This course introduces the student to a beginning conceptual framework of a systems approach to social work practice with families. It provides an overview of family life taking into consideration ...
  • SWK6134 Social work values and ethics 

    Sytner, Ari (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-12)
    This course is intended to assist students at the advanced level of practice to assess their work with individuals, families, groups, and communities from an ethical perspective. While ethics is addressed in all areas ...
  • SWK6132 The Philosophical and Ethical Foundation of Social Work 

    Sytner, Ari (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    COURSE DESCRIPTION ¶This course explores the theoretical foundation of social work from both philosophical and ethical points of view. ¶The Philosophical Realm ¶The Philosophical nature of this class is designed to ...
  • SWK6023 Social Group Work I 

    Skolnik, Sari (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    COURSE DESCRIPTION Social Group Work I, a second year, clinical practice course, is designed to educate the student for responsible social work practice with particular competence in the social group work method. It ...
  • SWK6013 Advanced Clinical Practice with Individuals and Families I 

    Beckerman, Nancy (2021)
    Provides general information concerning course goals, objectives, and requirements for reference only.
  • SWK6401 Social Work Practice and Evaluation 

    Auerbach, Charles (2021)
    ¶The need to evaluate our social work interventions in a systematic way has become a necessity. It is essential to know empirically which interventions work with specific client systems. The first imperative is to do no ...
  • SWK6100 Human Behavior and the Social Environment (HBSE) 

    Levy, Lynn; Becker-Feigeles, Jill; Levy, Lynn (2021)
    ¶The Human Behavior sequence includes two courses: Human Behavior in the Social Environment HBSE) and Psychosocial-pathology. HBSE is the first of the two courses in the Human Behavior and will introduce students to the ...
  • SWK6135 Cultural Diversity 

    Blackman, Laurie; Skolnik, Sari (2021)
    ¶The changing demographics in the world reflect a growing social diversity and require a heightened awareness of the need to develop culturally competent practitioners. A primary challenge is acknowledging our and others ...
  • SWK6201 Social Welfare and Social Change 

    Lane, Shannon (2021)
    ¶The power of the relationship between an individual social worker and a client can be life-changing to a client. But the power of many social workers working together to address social problems can make a lasting positive ...
  • SWK 6133 The Philosophical Foundations of Social Work 

    Levy, Lynn; Kalinsky, Yosef (2021)
    COURSE DESCRIPTION ¶This course is designed to move students toward enhanced self-discovery by challenging them to confirm, confront, and articulate their own values and spiritual and philosophical beliefs. The ...

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