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Class 1: *Course Overview *SW Foundations July 27, 2009
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Course Overview y Focus on children, youth, and families y Types of special needs y Abused, neglected, homeless, or victimized y Genetic and/or developmental disabilities y Physical illness, disability, physical trauma y Exposed to violence in family or community y Emotional/behavioral problems y Note—this is not an exhaustive list, and there is much overlap 2
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Approach to Special Needs For each type of special need (population) we will address: y Definition and description of the special need y Major criteria for social work
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Unformatted text preview: assessment y Treatment objectives with evidence ‐ based or typical interventions y Relevant service systems and roles of social workers 3 Philosophical, theoretical and contextual foundations y Developmental theory y Ecological framework y Risk and resilience framework y Balance of problem ‐ and strengths ‐ based factors in responding to need y What makes social work different than other helping professions (medicine, psychology, education, nursing, etc.)? 4...
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