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School Social Work Assessments

SW626, Section 001

This course will present knowledge and critical skills to prepare for social work practice in school settings. The five topical areas will include: 1) an brief overview of educational programs and legislation in the United States for individuals of all ages and their families; 2) school social worker assessment tools and services for educational institutions at the pre-K elementary, and secondary levels. 3) assessing and responding to issues of economic and social discrimination in ways that center justice and educational access 4) laws, policies, and practices related to determination of qualification under special education rules within multi-disciplinary teams and response to intervention, multi-tied models 5) advocating for the right to education of oppressed and special populations (including children and youth with mental, physical, and emotional disabilities, TLBGQ youth, economic and geographic disadvantages, and diverse racial, ethnic, and linguistic backgrounds). Students will learn comprehensive, multi-tiered and culturally relevant assessment protocols and techniques relevant to school based social work practice.

Semester: Winter 2023
Instructor: Gumbis, Elizabeth
U-M Class #: 31102
Time: Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Program Type: Residential
Format: Online
Credits: 3 Credit Hours

Pathway Associations

Community Change
Interpersonal Practice
Mgmt & Leadership
Policy & Political
Program Evaluation
Older Adults
Children & FamiliesElective (Host)

Other SW626 Offerings

* The course listings below are provided for reference only. These offerings may be subject to change or cancellation.

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Fall 2023 801 Wed 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM View Course

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