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Please visit the university bookstore via your Walden student portal to ensure you are obtaining the correctversion of any course texts and/or materials noted in the following section. When you receive your materials,make sure that all required items are included.Course TextZastrow, C. H., & Kirst-Ashman, K. K. (2016). Understanding human behavior and the social environment(10th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.Note:If the print edition of this book is referenced here, electronic versions also may be available and maybe acceptable for use in this course. If an electronic version is listed, no print version is available.Plummer, S.-B., Makris, S., Brocksen S. (Eds.). (2014). Sessions: Case histories. Baltimore, MD: LaureateInternational Universities Publishing. [Vital Source e-reader].Plummer, S.-B., Makris, S., & Brocksen S. M. (Eds.). (2014). Social work case studies: Foundation year.Baltimore, MD: Laureate Publishing. [Vital Source e-reader].Note:This e-book was provided in a previous course.Please use the e-book that was provided in thatprevious course. If you have not done so already, it is strongly recommended that you download the e-bookto the e-book bookshelf. This e-book will be used throughout the program.Other readings (journal articles, websites, book excerpts, etc.) are assigned throughout the course and may befound within each week.Course Readings List
6/27/2019Syllabus;3/9The Course Readings List contains all of the required Walden Library resources for this course. Please clickon the following link to access the list: SOCW 6200 Course Readings ListMediaAssigned course media elements may be found in one or more weeks of the course and are available via astreaming media player or a hyperlink to the individual item.Grading Criteria and Total Components of a GradeCourse grades will be based on participation (Discussion postings) and completion of assignments listed below.Please refer to the Course Informationarea of the course navigation menu for specific grading criteria (rubric)for each activity. Students should consult the rubrics to assist them in evaluating their own performance in thecourse. Faculty will utilize the rubrics as guidelines for evaluation and grading.Grades are assigned as follows:A = 90% or betterB = 80%–89%C = 70%–79%F = 69% or belowAssignmentTotal PointsPercentageDiscussion Posts13 at 35 ponts each45545.5%Written Application Assignments6 at 50 points each30030%Bio-Psycho-Social Assessment Project24524.5%Total:1000100%Course RequirementsDiscussion PostsThe exchange of ideas among colleagues engaged in scholarly inquiry is a key aspect of graduate-level learningand is a requisite activity in this course. Students are expected to participate at least 2 separate days a week inthe weekly Discussion area. Discussion topics/questions are provided in the Discussion area under each Weeklybutton. In addition, students are expected to respond to fellow students’ postings. To count as participation,responses need to be thoughtful—that is, they must refer to the week's readings, relevant issues in the news,