Advanced Social Work Practice Concentration Curriculum
Western Colorado MSW Program
The Advanced Social Work Practice concentration curriculum in Glenwood Springs, CO will prepare you to practice across a continuum of services at micro, mezzo and macro levels with a wide range of populations and settings to meet the needs of your community. The concentration emphasizes culturally responsive practice needed for the increasing diversity in communities locally and nationally.
To see a full list of course descriptions, view the GSSW bulletin. The minimum credits required for the Master of Social Work degree are 81 for two-year students and 54 for advanced-standing students. The concentration curriculum is made up of 45 credits, and the rest is comprised of the foundation curriculum. The table below shows a list of required and elective class offerings for the Advanced Social Work Practice concentration.
|Theory for Practice (3 credits required)||Theories and Practice of Family Systems Therapy|
|Methods/Skills (9 credits required)||Assessment of Mental Health in Adults
Integrated Health Care: Models and Practice
Planning and Program Development
|Policy & Program Advocacy (3 credits required)||Immigration Policies and Services|
|Research (3 credits required)||Methods for Evaluating Practice & Programs|
|Values for Practice (3 credits required)||Contemporary Issues in Western Colorado|
|Electives (12 credits required)||
Disproportionality and Disparity Across Systems
Students may take elective courses in any of the concentrations. Students may take up to 10 elective credits from other DU graduate programs with approval of advisor & Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Certificate students will use elective slots to fulfill certificate requirements.
|Internship (12-15 credits)||Concentration field internship|