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Social Work
Chair: Dr. David J. Pate, pated@uwm.edu, END 1077
Department Office: (414) 229-6526, END 1075 FORENSIC SCIENCES
Interdisciplinary certificate programs in forensic sciences are offered by the College of Health Sciences in cooperation with the College of Letters & Sciences and Helen Bader School of Social Welfare. For a listing of courses offered in the programs this semester, see the Forensic Sciences listing toward the end of this Schedule.
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SOC WRK-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken with change in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101
63111 - 06/24-08/17   TBA  
For registration & fee purposes, this section meets during the 8-week session. Contact CIE Overseas Programs, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.
Austria: Summer Study: Comparative Public Policy
    3 LEC 102
63112 - 05/28-06/15 Rose, Susan TBA  
Austria, June 2-15, 2019. Independent reading course with faculty leader during Spring semester. Contact CIE Study Abroad Office, Garland 138, 229-4846.
South Africa: Social Development
    3 LEC 103
67540 - 07/16-07/29 Kavanaugh, Melinda OFF CAMPUS  
South Africa trip dates: July 16-29, 2019. Contact CIE Study Abroad Office, Garland 138, 229-4846.

SOC WRK-410: Social Work Methods II (3 units; U ; OWCB)

Introduction to social work methods as applied to small groups. Lab provides experiential exercises in group interactions, needs, and leadership roles.

Notes:
Prereq: junior standing; admitted to Social Work major; satisfaction of OWC-A GER; and grade of B or higher in Soc Wrk 310(P).
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
OWCB   3 LEC 002
67147 9:30 AM-12:10 PM R 05/28-08/17 Malle, Livy END 127  

SOC WRK-421: Field Education & Integrated Field Seminar I (5 units; U )

1st of two consecutive semester practicum, and weekly field seminar which provides an opportunity to develop and demonstrate social work skills. 256 hours per semester.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; admis to Soc Wrk major; satisfaction of OWC-A GER; Grade of B or better in Soc Wrk 310(P); and 410(C).
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
OWCB   5 FLD 402
63494 - 05/28-08/17   TBA  
Audit never allowed.
      LAB 802
67254 1:00 PM-1:50 PM R 05/28-08/17   MER 211  
Students must enroll in both Field 402 and Lab 802; may not register for one without the other. Special note: this lab/seminar course will meet only for the first six weeks of the session. Please contact the Department of Social Work with any questions.
Audit never allowed.

SOC WRK-422: Field Education & Integrated Seminar II (5 units; U )

(Second of a two semester required sequence). Continuation of Soc Wrk 421.

Notes:
Prereq: Grade of B or better in Soc Wrk 410(P) and Soc Wrk 421(P); 427(C).
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    5 FLD 401
63491 - 05/28-08/17   TBA  
Audit never allowed.
      LAB 802
63493 4:30 PM-5:20 PM TR 05/28-08/17   END 107  
Register for Field and lab section 801 or 802.
Audit never allowed.

SOC WRK-423: Field Education III (5 units; U )

(Elective field course). Continuation of Soc Wrk 421 & 422.

Notes:
Prereq: sr st; Soc Wrk 422(P), 427(P); cons Field Office.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    5 FLD 011
63492 - 05/28-08/17   TBA  
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-427: Social Work Methods III (3 units; U )

Introduction to social work methods as applied to community problems. Lab provides experiential exercises in community organization and other techniques of social change.

Notes:
Prereq: grade of B or better in Soc Wrk 410(P) & Soc Wrk 421 (P); Soc Wrk 422(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
66527 5:30 PM-8:40 PM TR 05/28-07/06 Ambelang, Joel END 109  

SOC WRK-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 6 units; U/G )

Variable content (subtitle is area of concentration). Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
International Field Placement
    1 - 6 LEC 101
63109 - 06/24-08/17   TBA  
For registration & fee purposes, this section meets during the 8-week session. Contact CIE Overseas Programs, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.
Austria: Summer Study: Comparative Public Policy
    3 LEC 102
63110 - 05/28-06/15 Rose, Susan TBA  
Austria, June 2-15, 2019. Independent reading course with faculty leader during Spring semester. Contact CIE Study Abroad Office, Garland 138, 229-4846.
    3 LEC 103
67545 - 07/16-07/29 Kavanaugh, Melinda OFF CAMPUS  
South Africa trip dates: July 16-29, 2019. Contact CIE Study Abroad Office, Garland 138, 229-4846.

SOC WRK-599: Independent Reading (1 - 3 units; U )

Intensive readings in fields related to student's preparation and training, under the supervision of a faculty member.

Notes:
May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st; satisfy English competency; 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr & dir Soc Wrk Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
62970 - 06/24-08/17 Berger, Lisa TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002
62971 - 06/24-08/17 Brondino, Michael TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003
62972 - 06/24-08/17 Galambos, Colleen TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 004
62973 - 06/24-08/17 Kavanaugh, Melinda TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 006
62974 - 06/24-08/17 Maillet, Margaret TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 007
62975 - 06/24-08/17 McMurtry, Steven TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 008
62976 - 06/24-08/17 Otto-Salaj, Laura TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 009
62977 - 06/24-08/17 Pate, David TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 010
62978 - 06/24-08/17 Rolock, Nancy TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 011
62979 - 06/24-08/17 Rose, Susan TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 012
62980 - 06/24-08/17 Topitzes, James TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 013
62981 - 06/24-08/17 Wagner Newton, Jeanne TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 014
67621 - 06/24-08/17 Schuppie, Julie TBA  
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-604: Social Systems and Social Work Practice (3 units; U/G )

Analysis of organizations, community and social institutions and the impact they have on human behavior and how they provide the social context of social work practice.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; admis to Soc Wrk major, Soc Wrk 310(P); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
66528 5:30 PM-8:40 PM MW 05/28-07/06 Ruppel, Marvell CRT 109  

SOC WRK-662: Methods of Social Welfare Research (3 units; U/G ; QLB)

Analyze methods of social welfare research and problems in project design and programming. Characteristics of investigations directed to planning, administrative, practice, and scientific objectives.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st, admis to Soc Wrk major, satisfaction of QL-A GER, Soc Wrk 100(P), 206(P), & 250(P); or grad st.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB (FEE) 3 LEC 201
66529 - 07/08-08/17 Stueber, Brenda ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00 in addition to regular tuition will be charged for this course. Conducted completely online; computer and internet access required.

SOC WRK-665: Cultural Diversity and Social Work (3 units; U/G ; CD,SS)

Emphasis on culture, race and ethnicity, theories of prejudice, and racial minority groups, and the politics of human services in multicultural society.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st, admis to Soc Wrk major, satisfy English competency, Soc Wrk 100(P), 206(P), 250(350)(P); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001
66530 1:00 PM-4:10 PM TR 07/08-08/17 Hamm, Kathryn MER 314  

SOC WRK-680: Death and Dying (3 units; U/G )

Focus on multiple perspectives on death, dying, and bereavement; roles and skills for social workers and other helpers about end-of-life issues.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of Soc Wrk 591 & 791 with same topic. Prereq: jr st; or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
66531 1:00 PM-4:10 PM TR 05/28-07/06 Britz, Linda END 115  
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-708: Social Work Methods I: Individuals and Families (3 units; G )

Introduction to generalist social work practice with individuals and families, with emphasis on integration of theory and knowledge with professional practice.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; admis to MSW

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
66532 5:30 PM-8:40 PM MW 05/28-07/06 Peck, Dean BOL B68  
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-709: Social Work Methods II: Groups, Organizations and Communities (2 units; G )

Introduction to generalist social work practice with groups, organizations and communities, with emphasis on integration of theory and knowledge with professional practice.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; admis to MSW; Soc Wrk 708(C)

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 LEC 001
66534 5:30 PM-7:40 PM MW 07/08-08/17 D'fantis, Angela END 115  
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-711: Direct Social Work Practice I (3 units; G )

Methods of social work intervention employed in helping individuals, families and small groups. Addresses personal, interpersonal, environmental and resource issues with emphasis on interviewing, assessing, contracting and goal setting.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Soc Wrk 710(P), or BSW degree, or Soc Wrk 708(P) & 709(P); Soc Wrk 722(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
66535 1:00 PM-4:10 PM TR 05/28-07/06 Malle, Livy NWQ 1921  
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 002
67122 5:00 PM-8:10 PM TR 07/08-08/17 Malle, Livy END 115  
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-721: Field Instruction I (3 units; G )

Supervised social work practice in a social agency.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Soc Wrk 710(P) or 708(P); 709(C) or 711(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 FLD 401
63495 - 05/28-08/17   TBA  
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-722: Field Instruction II (3 units; G )

Supervised social work practice in a social agency.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Soc Wrk 721(P) or BSW degree; Soc Wrk 713(C) or 711(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 FLD 401
63496 - 05/28-08/17   TBA  
Students Exempt from Field 721 must enroll in this section.
Consent required to audit.
    3 FLD 402
63497 - 05/28-08/17   TBA  
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-753: Adult Psychopathology (3 units; G )

Mental disorders and their implications for the social work profession, including assessment, intervention and prevention issues.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Soc Wrk 705(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
66536 5:30 PM-8:40 PM MW 07/08-08/17 Cohen, Susan END 109  

SOC WRK-774: Trauma Counseling I: Theory and Research (3 units; G )

Seminar examining impact of trauma experience on individuals, groups and communities following a catastrophic event. Explores traumatic events, mental injuries and impact on memory, learning, physical health and dysfunctional behavior.

Notes:
Couns 774, Nurs 774, OccThpy 774, and Soc Wrk 774 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 SEM 201
66669 - 07/08-08/17 Maletis, Michael ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer and internet access required.
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 SEM 202
67460 - 05/28-07/06 Maletis, Michael ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer and internet access required.
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-791: Current Topics in Social Work: (1 - 3 units; G )

Variable content course with specific topics to be announced in schedule of classes.

Notes:
May be repeated with change in topic to max of 6 cr. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
AODA
    2 - 3 LEC 001
66537 5:30 PM-7:40 PM TR 07/08-08/17 Camarata, Damon END 109  

SOC WRK-793: Evaluation of Practice (2 units; G )

Advanced problems and methods of research in social work practice.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Soc Wrk 662(P) or equiv; Soc Wrk 721(C) or 722(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 LEC 001
67047 5:30 PM-7:40 PM MW 05/28-07/06 Weeden, Mary END 115  
  (FEE) 2 LEC 201
66539 - 05/28-07/06 Quant, Michael ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer and internet access required.
  (FEE) 2 LEC 202
67121 - 07/08-08/17 Quant, Michael ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer and internet access required.

SOC WRK-794: Evaluation of Programs (2 units; G )

Provides students with the skills and knowledge base necessary to understand the program evaluation process as it applies to social welfare programs.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 LEC 003
66780 5:30 PM-7:40 PM MW 05/28-07/06 Hennessy, Rose MIT 195  
    2 LEC 004
66939 2:00 PM-4:10 PM TR 07/08-08/17 Weeden, Mary MER 213  

SOC WRK-811: Direct Social Work Practice II: (3 units; G )

A continuation of methods of social work intervention, with sections tailored to specialized concentration areas: gerontology, family and child welfare, and behavioral and physical health. Emphasis is on selection and implementation of appropriate intervention plans.

Notes:
Repeatable with change in topic to 6 credit max. Prereq: grad st; Soc Wrk 711(P); 722(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Mental/Behavioral Health
    3 LEC 001
66540 5:30 PM-8:40 PM MW 05/28-07/06 Delahan, Joshua BOL 281  
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-818: Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders (3 units; G )

Knowledge on assessment and treatment strategies with substance misuse and mental health issues, along with research on etiology and best practices for addressing co-occurring disorders.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Soc Wrk 711(P) or 713(P)

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
66736 1:00 PM-4:10 PM MW 05/28-07/06 Zenisek, Paul END 109  

SOC WRK-820: Seminar in Social Work Practice: (2 units; G )

Critical examination of varied and specialized methodologies with emphasis on new professional directions, interdisciplinary coordination and integration of professional practice with behavioral sciences, research, and policy concerns.

Notes:
May be repeated with change in topic to max of 6 cr. Prereq: grad st; Soc Wrk 711(P) or 713(P)

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Interventions for Substance Abuse + SBIRT
    2 SEM 002
66541 5:30 PM-9:00 PM TR 05/28-06/22 Berger, Lisa END 110  
Working with Violent and Traumatized Families
    2 SEM 003
66542 5:30 PM-7:40 PM MW 05/28-07/06 Britz, Linda CRT 209  

SOC WRK-821: Field Instruction III (4 units; G )

Second-year supervised social work practice in a social agency.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Soc Wrk 811(C) or 915(C); 722(P); 711(P) or 713(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 FLD 401
63499 - 05/28-08/17   TBA  
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-822: Field Instruction IV (4 units; G )

Advanced second-year supervised social work practice in a social agency with emphasis on integration of professional practice with methodology, behavioral sciences, research and policy concerns.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Soc Wrk 821(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 FLD 401
63498 - 05/28-08/17   TBA  
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-851: Social Issue and Policy Analysis: (2 - 3 units; G )

Advanced level analysis of the relationship between selected problem areas, policy development and service system.

Notes:
May be repeated with change in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: grad st; Soc Wrk 750(P) or BSW degree.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Advanced Social Policy
    2 - 3 SEM 001
66543 9:30 AM-11:40 AM TR 05/28-07/06 Lang, Jennifer END 115  
When registering for this section please select the desired number of credits. If you do not select a credit value, you will automatically be registered for 2 credits.

SOC WRK-888: Candidate for Degree (0 units; G )

Available for graduate students who must meet minimum credit load requirement.

Notes:
Fee for 1 cr assessed. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    0 IND 001
67661 - 05/28-08/17 Pate, David ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-921: Field Instruction V (3 - 4 units; G )

Optional advanced supervised social work practice in a social agency.

Notes:
May be retaken to 12 cr max. Prereq: grad st; SOC WRK 822.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 - 4 FLD 401
63501 - 05/28-08/17   TBA  
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-970: Independent Research (1 - 4 units; G )

Participation in an independent research project under faculty supervision.

Notes:
Students shall not take more than 6 cr total between courses Soc Wrk 970(P) & 999(P). Prereq: grad st; cons instr; Soc Wrk 662(P)

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 4 IND 001
62984 - 06/24-08/17 Berger, Lisa TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 4 IND 002
62985 - 06/24-08/17 Brondino, Michael TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 4 IND 003
62986 - 06/24-08/17 Galambos, Colleen TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 4 IND 004
62995 - 06/24-08/17 Kavanaugh, Melinda TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 4 IND 006
62987 - 06/24-08/17 Maillet, Margaret TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 4 IND 007
62988 - 06/24-08/17 McMurtry, Steven TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 4 IND 008
62989 - 06/24-08/17 Otto-Salaj, Laura TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 4 IND 009
62990 - 06/24-08/17 Pate, David TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 4 IND 010
62991 - 06/24-08/17 Rolock, Nancy TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 4 IND 011
62992 - 06/24-08/17 Rose, Susan TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 4 IND 012
62993 - 06/24-08/17 Topitzes, James TBA  
Consent required to audit.

SOC WRK-990: Doctoral Research (1 - 12 units; G )

Research connected with dissertation.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st. & admis to candidacy for Ph.D. degree.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 IND 001
62996 - 06/24-08/17 Otto-Salaj, Laura TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 12 IND 002
62997 - 06/24-08/17 McMurtry, Steven TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 12 IND 003
62998 - 05/28-08/17 Topitzes, James TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 12 IND 004
67594 - 05/28-08/17 Mersky, Joshua ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

SOC WRK-999: Independent Reading in Social Work (1 - 3 units; G )

Work suited to individual graduate students arranged.

Notes:
Students shall not take more than 6 cr total between courses Soc Wrk 970(P) & 999(P). Prereq: grad st; completion of foundation courses for non-BSW students; writ cons instr & dir of Soc Wrk prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
62999 - 06/24-08/17 Berger, Lisa TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002
63000 - 06/24-08/17 Brondino, Michael TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003
63001 - 06/24-08/17 Galambos, Colleen TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 004
63002 - 06/24-08/17 Kavanaugh, Melinda TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 006
63003 - 06/24-08/17 Maillet, Margaret TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 007
63004 - 06/24-08/17 McMurtry, Steven TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 008
63005 - 06/24-08/17 Otto-Salaj, Laura TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 010
63007 - 06/24-08/17 Rolock, Nancy TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 011
63008 - 06/24-08/17 Rose, Susan TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 012
63009 - 06/24-08/17 Topitzes, James TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 013
63010 - 06/24-08/17 Wagner Newton, Jeanne TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 014
67624 - 06/24-08/17 Britz, Linda ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 015
67658 - 07/08-08/17 Kirby, Amy TBA  
Consent required to audit.

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