MSW@Denver Online Program

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  • Concentration Information

    Watch this webinar to learn more about the differences between our Mental Health and Trauma & Health, Equity, and Wellness concentrations. Hear from our Concentration Leads, Michael Talamantes and Brian Gonzales, and our Program Director, Stephanie George, on the curriculum differences and professional focuses for each concentration. Check out the concentration outlines below as well for a review of the concentration and the course requirements. 

     

  • For Students Who Entered the Program Prior to Summer (June) 2020:

    Prior to Summer 2020 - Health, Equity and Wellness Concentration  *Requires concentration declaration, approval, and appropriate coordinating field internship for concentration requirements.
    Elective reminder: For students who have electives, these must be taken after finishing foundation requirements. Electives must also be concentration-level courses. If you have an elective, it is a requirement for degree completion.

    A MSW@Denver program message covering curricular updates was e-mailed to all students on 2.26.20 and November, 2020. That message included specifics related to program plan of study updates, which vary student-to-student due to differing program lengths and plans of study.

    Please see the GSSW Student Portal - Curricular Updates Tab for information regarding these updates, as well as contacts for questions

    **For information regarding how many electives a student must take for degree completion, please refer to the MSW@Denver program message covering curricular updates was e-mailed to all students on 2.26.20 and November, 2020. That message included specifics related to program plan of study updates, which vary student-to-student due to differing program lengths and plans of study.

    Qualifying Classes for Mental Health and Trauma Students

    • SOWK 4723 – Social Work Practice in Health Care 
    • SOWK 4700 – Solution Focused Brief Therapy 
    • SOWK 4901 – Applied Practice Evaluation Research (to be taken after SOWK 4900)
    • SOWK 4325 – Perspectives/Trends in Health and Wellness
    • SOWK 4521 – Advanced Skills for Working with Military Families
    • SOWK 4990 – Digital Justice in Social Work (if not taken as a Values requirement)
    • SOWK 4235 – Disproportionality & Disparity Across Systems (if not taken as a Values requirement)

    Qualifying Classes for Health, Equity and Wellness Students

    • SOWK 4340 – Leadership and Supervision Skills
    • SOWK 4901 – Applied Practice Evaluation Research (to be taken after SOWK 4900)
    • SOWK 4345 – Intersection of Mental Health, Substance Use, and Trauma
    • SOWK 4700 – Solution Focused Brief Therapy
    • SOWK 4730 – Cognitive Behavioral Therapies
    • SOWK 4752 – Trauma Informed Assessment and Intervention
    • SOWK 4521 – Advanced Skills for Working with Military Families
    • SOWK 4990 – Digital Justice in Social Work (if not taken as a Values requirement)
    • SOWK 4235 – Disproportionality & Disparity Across Systems (if not taken as a Values requirement)

    Elective reminder: For students who have electives, these must be taken after finishing foundation requirements. Electives must also be concentration-level courses. If you have an elective, it is a requirement for degree completion. 


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  • For Students Who Entered the Program Summer (June) 2020 or After:

    Mental Health and Trauma Concentration

    Elective reminder: For students who have electives, these must be taken after finishing foundation requirements. Electives must also be concentration-level courses. If you have an elective, it is a requirement for degree completion.
    *Note: Students choose a plan of study upon admission and orientation to the program. If a student would like to change their plan of study, they must receive approval and should first consult with their Student Success Advisor. Students who change their plan after starting the program should also consult with DU Financial Aid at onlinefinaid@du.edu or 303-871-4020. 
    Advanced Standing:
    Traditional:
    Advanced Standing:
    Advanced Standing MHT Course Planning Tool
    Traditional:
    Video Tutorial: Course Planning Tools This video provides an overview on how to use the above Course Planning Tools most effectively. (You will need a DU E-mail account to access this video)
    Elective Courses (6 credits required for Traditional Students; 9 credits required for Advanced Standing Students)

    Qualifying Classes

    • SOWK 4723 – Social Work Practice in Health Care (if not taken as a Methods/Skills requirement)
    • SOWK 4340 – Leadership and Supervision Skills (if not taken as a Methods/Skills requirement)
    • SOWK 4752 – Trauma Informed Assessment and Intervention (if not taken as a Methods/Skills requirement)
    • SOWK 4401 – Integrated Health Care: Models and Practice (if not taken as a Methods/Skills requirement)
    • SOWK 4700 – Solution Focused Brief Therapy (if not taken as a Methods/Skills requirement)
    • SOWK 4730 – Cognitive Behavioral Therapies (if not taken as a Methods/Skills requirement)
    • SOWK 4901 – Applied Practice Evaluation Research (to be taken after SOWK 4901)
    • SOWK 4325 – Perspectives/Trends in Health and Wellness
    • SOWK 4521 – Advanced Skills for Working with Military Families
    • SOWK 4990 – Digital Justice in Social Work (if not taken as a Values requirement)
    • SOWK 4235 – Disproportionality & Disparity Across Systems (if not taken as a Values requirement)

    Health, Equity, and Wellness Concentration

    Elective reminder: For students who have electives, these must be taken after finishing foundation requirements. Electives must also be concentration-level courses. If you have an elective, it is a requirement for degree completion.
    *Note: Students choose a plan of study upon admission and orientation to the program. If a student would like to change their plan of study, they must receive approval and should first consult with their Student Success Advisor. Students who change their plan after starting the program should also consult with DU Financial Aid at onlinefinaid@du.edu or 303-871-4020. 
    Advanced Standing:
    Traditional:
    Advanced Standing:
    Traditional:
    Video Tutorial: Course Planning Tools This video provides an overview on how to use the above Course Planning Tools most effectively. (You will need a DU E-mail account to access this video)
    Elective Courses (6 credits required for Traditional Students; 9 credits required for Advanced Standing Students)

    Qualifying Classes

    • SOWK 4340 – Leadership and Supervision Skills
    • SOWK 4901 – Applied Practice Evaluation Research
    • SOWK 4345 – Intersection of Mental Health, Substance Use, and Trauma
    • SOWK 4700 – Solution Focused Brief Therapy
    • SOWK 4730 – Cognitive Behavioral Therapies
    • SOWK 4752 – Trauma Informed Assessment and Intervention
    • SOWK 4521 – Advanced Skills for Working with Military Families
    • SOWK 4990 – Digital Justice in Social Work (if not taken as a Values requirement)
    • SOWK 4235 – Disproportionality & Disparity Across Systems (if not taken as a Values requirement)

     

    Field Seminar Course Number Changes - updated 7/6/20

    Field Seminar Registration for the Fall 2020 Term

    Video Tutorial: MSW@Denver Field Registration Tips updated 10/1/20

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This portfolio last updated: 17-Sep-2021 12:08 PM