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Child Welfare: Child, Youth, and Families: Courses

This guide supports the curriculum for the field of practice specialization "Child Welfare: Child, Youth, and Families" at The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.

Courses (From FOP Handbook)

To be competent in this specialization, students are encouraged to take one of following 702
courses:

SSW 702.15 Policy and Practice in Child Welfare or
SSW 702. Child Welfare and Family Court Advocacy
Courses that may be taken to support this specialization (pending availability):
SSW 702.13 Women and Social Welfare Policy
SSW 702. Domestic Violence
SSW 702.16 Social Work with the Homeless
SSW 702.18 Social Welfare Policy Analysis, Development, and Change
SSW 713 HBSE III (Child & Adolescent)
SSW 715 Seminar in Psychodynamics
SSW 724 Clinical Practice Elective: Family Therapy
                  Child & Adolescent Trauma: Cognitive/Behavioral Approaches
Social Casework IV: Relational Therapy
SSW 734 Group Work IV (field-based project must focus on CYF)
SSW 735 Group Work for Non-Majors (field-based project must focus on CYF)
SSW 770 Alcohol and Drug Abuse: Social Work Practice
SSW 791.57 Social Work with Victims of Violence
SSW 791.76 Social Work Practice with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender People
SSW 792 Social Work Practice with Children and Adolescents
SSW 794 Social Work Practice with Families
SSW 796.53 Clinical Practice Issues in Child Welfare
SSW 796.61 Social Work Practice in School Settings