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  • Admission — Social Work — Carthage College
    admission to the Social Work Program To apply to the program students must Complete SWK 2300 Contemporary Social Work Practice and earn a grade of B or better Complete the Social Work Program Admission Forms and submit them to the Social Work Department Chair All forms are found in the menu to the right Forms include personal information autobiography three references declaration of major form Schedule and interview with the social work faculty on the designated date To be admitted students must Earn a GPA of 2 5 on a four point scale Complete a writing sample at the Carthage College Writing Center Provide and unofficial transcript no cost to the student available in the registrar s office Evidence personal character on application and during interview Be committed to social justice and interested in improving the condition of vulnerable and oppressed persons Agree to a criminal background check Meet with Department Chair prior to interview Before acceptance into senior level courses faculty will review students evaluations and commitment to pursue Senior Field Placement To enroll in senior classes students must demonstrate social work skills values and ethics in supervisory practice and academic settings Non academic performance requirements are found in

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  • Frequently Asked Questions — Admission — Social Work — Carthage College
    for Creating Your Google Site Field Supervisor Resources Prospective Students Careers FAQs Resources Transfer Students Recommended Courses for General Education Requirements Department News Student Voices Student Organizations Master of Social Work Assessment Social Work Admission into the Social Work Program Frequently Asked Questions Who should I ask for a recommendation It is preferred that recommendations come from professional sources i e former field placement supervisors volunteer placement supervisors or other social work based professionals If you do not have experience with volunteering or field placements your recommendations can come from former teachers professors supervisors or coaches Current social work faculty are not able to provide recommendations to applying students Also recommendations from friends or friends of the family are not accepted When are the interviews held Typically interviews for the social work department are conducted during the fall and spring semesters The interviews are scheduled after the 1st seven weeks of the semester are complete allowing SWK 2300 students to obtain their grade and apply to the major Do I have to be accepted in the Social Work Department Can t I just declare a social work major with the registrar and take social work classes Students must complete the admissions process to be accepted into the major Students who do not complete this process are not allowed to take social work courses or have a declared social work major What do I need to bring with me to the social work major interview Students should make every effort to have all of their paperwork submitted to the department prior to their interview Please see the checklist in the admissions section If all items are submitted prior to their interview there is nothing that students need to bring on the day of their interview What can I expect in the

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  • Getting Started — Admission — Social Work — Carthage College
    cost 3 letters of recommendation from a former supervisor or professor Completion of a Writing Sample contact the Writing Center to schedule a time Passing mark in SWK 2300 and completion of 32 hour field observation Personal character evidenced on application and during interview Commitment to social justice and interest in improving the condition of vulnerable and oppressed groups Criminal background check Are there requirements to stay in the program once I am admitted Yes Maintain a GPA of 2 5 on a four point scale Earn a C or better in all Social Work courses Adhere to the NASW Code of Ethics and the Carthage Community Code Meet with your Social Work advisor to register each term Attend field education meetings as scheduled Submit a criminal background check when requested Is it possible to be asked to leave the program once I ve been admitted Yes Significant problems may include Failing to obtain the required grade in a class or classes Behaviors or attitudes that suggest a student may be a potential detriment to clients A lack of personal integrity or emotional maturity A failure to uphold the NASW Code of Ethics Do I do any work in agencies as part of the major Yes Students complete 52 hours of volunteer field work in Practice I SWK 3200 Practice II SWK 3300 and Practice III 4200 Your instructor will help you locate an agency and direct you to the evaluation forms What is the 500 hour internship like What do I have to do Are there any requirements In the spring semester of your final year you enroll in three courses SWK 4610 250 hours of internship SWK 4620 250 hours of internship and SWK 4300 Integrative Seminar concurrently All required social work courses except the 4000 level courses must be complete before you being the above three courses SWK 4300 SWK 4610 and SWK 4620 Attend the field education meeting when invited Identify agencies where you want to intern use the Social Work website to get telephone numbers of agency contact persons Create a resume to give to the agency Contact the agency and ask if you might be considered for a 500 hour placement Be prepared to get a criminal background check if the agency requires it Report your progress to the Director of Field Education who will work with you and the agency on the internship contract Internships are rarely available during the evening or on weekends Why are some students not admitted to the Social Work program Information on application materials may be inappropriate Previous academic record may not meet requirements Past conduct Criminal behavior Registration of a sexual offense Conviction for certain felonies or misdemeanors Misrepresentation of self Behavior which interferes with professional performance How will I know if I have been admitted Students learn at the end of their admission interview if they have been accepted They are also informed in writing Can I take the Social Work courses as independent studies No

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  • Tips for Admission — Admission — Social Work — Carthage College
    Student Voices Student Organizations Master of Social Work Assessment Social Work Admission into the Social Work Program Tips for Admission References Chose references who know you well It is preferred that they are professional references which can include former teachers employers supervisors and coaches Be sure to give them the form early in the application process to ensure they have adequate time to complete it and return it to the school It may be helpful to include a pre addressed stamped envelope with the form to make it easier for your reference to return it Declaration of Major Form These forms are available in the Registrar s Office located in Lentz Hall 431 Transcripts You must request these from the Registrar s Office They will give you an unofficial copy at no charge which is acceptable for admission into the program Writing Skills Assessment This must be completed prior to the interview It is recommended that you do this at the beginning of the semester in which you will apply in order to allow adequate time Go directly to the Writing Center to complete the writing skills assessment Interview You will be notified of interview scheduling by the social work

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  • Program Competencies — Social Work — Carthage College
    Agreement Safety Tips for Field Placements Logs for Integrative Process Recording Process Recording Directions SWK 4200 Log of Activities Instructions for Creating Your Google Site Field Supervisor Resources Prospective Students Careers FAQs Resources Transfer Students Recommended Courses for General Education Requirements Department News Student Voices Student Organizations Master of Social Work Assessment Social Work Program Competencies Social Work Competencies Carthage College abides by the Council of Social Work Education accreditation standards The education competencies are as follows 2 1 1 Identify as a professional social work and identify oneself accordingly 2 1 2 Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice 2 1 3 Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments 2 1 4 Engage diversity and difference in practice 2 1 5 Advance human rights and social and social and economic justice 2 1 6 Engage in research informed practice and practice informed research 2 1 7 Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environments 2 1 8 Engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well being and to deliver effective social work services 2 1 9 Respond to contexts that shape practice 2 1 10a d Engage assess intervene and evaluate with

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  • For Current Students — Social Work — Carthage College
    Transfer Students Recommended Courses for General Education Requirements Department News Student Voices Student Organizations Master of Social Work Assessment Social Work For Current Students The following resources provide information for students currently studying social work at Carthage NASW Student Code of Ethics APA Formatting How to cite your sources Vocabulary Essential Standards of Practice Behavior Licensure Information by State Field Education Forms for Placement Getting your License Certification Field Education

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  • Forms for Placement — For Current Students — Social Work — Carthage College
    SWK 4200 Log of Activities Instructions for Creating Your Google Site Field Supervisor Resources Prospective Students Careers FAQs Resources Transfer Students Recommended Courses for General Education Requirements Department News Student Voices Student Organizations Master of Social Work Assessment Social Work Forms for Voluntary Placement Pre Field Practice I SWK 3200 Forms Learning Contract Log of Activities Voluntary Field Placement Evaluation Student Evaluation of Agency Practice II SWK 3300 Forms Learning

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  • a-e — Vocabulary — For Current Students — Social Work — Carthage College
    on Social Work Practice 11 2 210 216 Simpson G A Williams J C Segall A B 2007 Social work education and clinical learning Clinical Social Work Journal 35 3 14 Identifying Terms Social case work psychiatric social work private practice counseling face to face interventions with individuals small groups and families Code of Ethics Definition NASW publication that directs the professional conduct of social workers The Code identifies core values and establishes ethical principles and standards that guide social workers decision making and conduct when ethical dilemmas arise References Dodd S J 2007 Identifying the discomfort An examination of ethical issues encountered by MSW students during field placement Journal of Teaching in Social Work 27 1 2 1 19 Freud S Krug S 2002 Beyond the code of ethics part I Complexities of ethical decision making in social work practice Families in Society 83 5 6 474 482 Lens V 2004 Social work and the supreme court A clash of values a time for action Social Work 49 2 327 330 National Association of Social Workers 1999 Code of Ethics Washington DC Author National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research 1978 The Belmont report Ethical principles and guidelines for the protection of human subjects of research Washington DC Author and Belmont Guidelines Identifying Terms Core values professional guidelines ethical standards ethical principles moral code ethical dilemmas publication for conduct profession s code Community Development Definition A method by which social workers assist community members in resource development and network promotion to encourage growth of the community as a source of social economic political and cultural support to its people References Brueggemann W G 2002 The practice of macro social work 2nd ed Belmont CA Wadsworth Group Austin C D Camp E D Flux D McClelland R W Sieppert J 2005 Community development with older adults in their neighborhoods The elder friendly communities program Families in Society 86 3 401 409 Identifying Terms Community self determinism local control of institutions and resources macro practice methods community boards economic development community initiatives neighborhood re vitalization community empowerment community assets capacities community is the client Confidentiality Definition An ethical standard that guides social work Confidentiality refers to the protection of clients private information unless the client has given valid informed consent for disclosure of said information The expectation that information will be kept confidential does not apply when professional disclosure is necessary to prevent foreseeable immediate and serious harm to the client or to another identifiable individual References National Association of Social Workers 1999 Code of Ethics Washington DC Author Saxon C Jacinto G A Dziegielewski S F 2006 Self determination and confidentiality The ambiguous nature of decision making in social work practice Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment 13 4 55 72 Identifying Terms Protection of information ethical principle in social work practice a professional obligation the state of keeping secret information not identifying individuals Core Foundation Courses Definition Accredited courses providing essential knowledge and skills needed for beginning and advanced study in the social work field minimally including values and ethics diversity populations at risk and social and economic justice human behavior and the social environment social welfare policy and services social work practice research and field education References Council on Social Work Education 2004 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards Retrieved April 1 2008 from http www cswe org NR rdonlyres 111833A0 C4F5 475C 8FEB EA740FF4D9F1 0 EPAS pdf Kolomer S R Lewinson T Kropf N P Wilks S E 2006 Increasing aging content in social work curriculum Perceptions of key constituents Journal of Gerontological Social Work 48 1 2 97 111 The University of Georgia 2005 2006 M S W Program Student Handbook Identifying Terms Core practice courses for licensure and certification CSWE required core foundation courses Core Social Work Values Definition The framework for the social work profession consisting of a commitment to service social justice dignity and worth of the person self determination importance of human relationships integrity and competence References Kirst Ashman K K Hull G H 2002 Understanding generalist practice 3rd ed Pacific Grove CA Brooks Cole Thomson Learning Reamer F G 2006 Social work values and ethics 3rd ed New York NY Columbia University Press Sheafor B W Horejsi C R 2006 Techniques and guidelines for social work practice 7th ed Boston MA Pearson Education Inc Identifying Terms Mission of social work foundation of social work practice ethical principles promotion of self determination NASW code of ethics definition of social work practice a client centered validity check of our practice Concentration Definition Curriculum consisting of advanced courses and practicum designed to provide the social work student with more in depth knowledge and skills in specific areas of professional concern References Barker R L 1999 The social work dictionary 4th ed Washington DC NASW Press Council on Social Work Education 2004 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards Retrieved April 1 2008 from http www cswe org NR rdonlyres 111833A0 C4F5 475C 8FEB EA740FF4D9F1 0 EPAS pdf The University of Georgia 2005 2006 M S W Program Student Handbook Identifying Terms Advanced social work knowledge macro vs micro track family centered social work practice vs community empowerment and program development Critical Thinking Definition Assessing analyzing appraising and evaluating a situation issue or idea by challenging underlying assumptions considering multiple perspectives and applying reason judgment and knowledge to make an informed decision about it process requires objectivity intelligent skepticism open mindedness persistence and decisiveness References Coleman H Rogers G King J 2002 Using portfolios to stimulate critical thinking in social work education Social Work Education 21 5 583 595 Gambrill E 1997 Social work practice A critical thinker s guide New York Oxford University Press Gibbons J Gray M 2004 Critical thinking as integral to social work practice Journal of Teaching in Social Work 24 1 2 19 38 Holosko M J 2005 Primer for critiquing social research A student guide Belmont CA Wadsworth Publishing Identifying Terms Working knowledge base

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