Human Concentration: Social Work Education

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The concentration of community and human development at Empire state college as well as SUNY Stonybrook and Marist college is in keeping with the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) as well as the guiding principles of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) which encompasses respect for others, acknowledging and understanding the impact of dignity, understanding of individual and community cultural differences in addition to being aware of the many different lifestyles in society. The knowledge that an individual has the right to self-determine and is entitled to full confidentiality is not only required it is essential to the practice of social work. Moreover, having knowledge in documentation, planning, assessment, …show more content…
Therefore, students work collaboratively with faculty to prepare to work directly with individuals and families, as well as larger systems. The purpose of these programs is to prepare one to comprehend the social issues we live with and those in surrounding communities. A key purpose is to uphold the social work ideology which is the cornerstone of the field of social work. Thereby instilling in students a sense of responsibility both personal and social in addition to understanding others perspectives as well as building strength and confidence in order to facilitate helping others. Communication is key in the social work profession, however, so is effective listening and understanding of multicultural perspectives. Therefore, graduates from these specific concentrations will have the skills to listen, understand and communicate in ways that will empower clients to deal with issues in their …show more content…
Being in my fourth term at ESC I have taken the required courses, however, there are many I still need to take to satisfy the requirements in my concentration, these would include: Grief and loss which equates to the course offered as death and dying: loss and separation at SUNY Stonybrook. Human development can equate to the course listed as human behavior or human development. Hispanic/Latino peoples of the united states, which would satisfy a study in multiculturalism and fully meets the requirement in social science. I have previously taken, Introduction to psychology as well as Ethics, which are required courses in my concentration as well as my research colleges. The science of cooking, which satisfies the science requirement. Introduction to human services equates to Introduction to social work. French which satisfies the language requirement. Aging in society is similar to growing old in America: the social conditions policy and practice implications, exploring the world of music which fully meets the general education requirement in the arts. case management, this course is equal to case management in human services offered at SUNY

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