Jan 29, 2023  
2018 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2018 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SWK 360 Child Welfare Services

3 credit hours

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the knowledge, concepts, and fundamental skills needed for beginning level practice in public and private child welfare services. The course emphasizes interventions to protect children from abuse and neglect by strengthening, supporting and empowering their families. Course content includes information on the mission, scope, values, principles, and legal and philosophical bases of child welfare practice and the roles, responsibilities, and missions of the Department of Human Services, the family, and other involved community agencies in the identification, assessment, and planning of services. The course also provides information on identifying family dynamics, including cultural and relationship issues when working with families and assessing family needs and strengths.

Course is Offered: WI Every Other Year

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