Courses

Below you will find descriptions for courses offered in this field of study.  You will find a general overview of the topics covered and any prerequisite course(s) or grade requirements, credit value and exclusions.

Some courses are listed as exclusionary to one another.  This means that students may not take both courses as designated.

Not all courses are offered each year.  Please consult the current timetable for this year’s offering.  For further information please contact the department. 

Course Descriptions


REQUIRED COURSES

YEAR ONE FOUNDATION YEAR (NON BSW ENTRY) FULL-TIME CAMPUS ONLY

SLWK 5001.03: Social Work Theory for Critical Practice

SLWK 5002.03: Canadian Social Welfare and Policy Analysis: Historical and Contemporary Contexts

SLWK 5003.03: Critical Clinical Practice Foundations for Social Work Intervention

SLWK 5004.03: Field Work and Seminar

SLWK 6001.03: Theories and Practices of Anti-Oppressive Social Work in Diverse and Intersecting Communities

SLWK 7400.03: Integrated Approaches for Social Work Practice

2 Electives - .06

Total credit hours = 24

REQUIRED COURSES

YEAR TWO:  ADVANCED YEAR (BSW ENTRY) CAMPUS/DISTANCE

SLWK 6002.03: Critical Clinical Practice and Intervention in Social Work

SLWK 6341.03: Critical Perspectives on Social Work Practice Intervention

SLWK 6381.03: Social Policy Issues and Analysis for Practice

SLWK 6415.03: Field Work and Seminar

SLWK 6540.03: Critical Approaches to Mental Health and Addiction in Social Work Practice

SLWK 7002.03: Social Work Practice Research

SLWK 7003.03: Social Work Practice Research

SLWK 9000.00: Master's Thesis .06 and 1 Elective .03

or

3 Electives  - .09  (One elective must be at the School of Social Work if taken course based rather than thesis based option).

Total credit hours = 30

Elective Course Descriptions

A. Standing Electives

SLWK 5110.03:  Africentric Perspectives in Social Work

SLWK 5160.03:  Aboriginal Perspectives on Service Delivery and Practice

SLWK 5380.03:  (dis)Ability: Policy and Practice

SLWK 6003.03:  Queering Social Work:  Sexual and Gender Diversity

SLWK 6363.03:  Postmodern and Narrative Social Work Practice

SLWK 7410.03:  Social Work in Health Systems

 

B. Rotating Electives 

SLWK 5120.03:  International Social Work

SLWK 5130.03:  Critical Perspectives on Ageing and Practice

SLWK 6201.03:  Critical Approaches to Violence & Trauma

SLWK 6365.03:  Community and Socio-Economic Development

SLWK 6370.03:  Advanced Practice Skills

SLWK 6385.03:  Community and Social Change Analysis

SLWK 6500.03:  Interventions with Families

SLWK 6510.03:  Women, Social Policy and Social Citizenship

SLWK 6520.03:  Current Issues and Trends in Social Work Supervision

SLWK 6530.03:  HIV/AIDS and Social Work Practice

SLWK 6660.03:  Social Work Restorative Justice

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

C. Independent Study (Two allowed)

SLWK 5830.03: Independent Study
SLWK 5831.03: Independent Study