Spring 2020 Course Schedule

Below is the DRAFT schedule for Spring 2020 (as of 11/11/2019). You can search by CRN, Course Number, Title, Instructor, or by words in Course Comments.  You are unable to search by specific day.  If there is a search result, it will appear in the day/time the course is offered.

REGULAR SESSION CLASSES BEGIN JANUARY 21, 2020

The maximum number of credits allowed for spring is 15.  However, a 1-credit course may be added to the spring course load, for a maximum total of 16 credits. The minimum credits allowed are six (6).

NOTE:  The following courses have been approved for diversity content:  SOWK 713, 715, 718, 720, 766, 783; SWCL 710, 724, 726, 730, 748, 749, 750,775 and 776; SWOA 704 and 750

Courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. Courses offered and instructors listed are subject to change.

* Course offered spring semester only

Course Section Key

WB - An online course offered for Baltimore students

WSG - An online course offered for USG students

HY - A hybrid course offered for Baltimore students. A hybrid course meets both in-person and online.

HSG - A hybrid course offered for USG students. A hybrid course meets both in-person and online.

01, 02, 03, etc - An in-person course offered for Baltimore students

SG1, SG2, SG3, etc - An in-person course offered for USG students

PLEASE NOTE: MSW students should own a computer and have access to the internet while in the program. In addition to a computer, the minimal technical standards for taking a hybrid or on-line class are updated each semester and can be found at: http://tinyurl.com/ssw-tech-requirements

January Courses (Times Vary)

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
20641 SOWK 710 01 Legislative Process in Social Welfare* Schneider/Klingenmaier The class will meet for a six hour session Friday, January 17, 9:30am-4:30pm (with a planned one hour lunch) before the beginning of the semester. The course will end two weeks earlier. Approximately 3 classes will meet in Annapolis, MD. This is an advanced Policy course. It is also offered as SWOA 710 for students wanting an advanced Macro methods course. Choose only ONE version of this course. All students attend the same section. Prerequisite: SOWK 600.
27899 SWCL 754 WB1 Social Work and Developmental Disabilities Bellin SWCL 754 is an online course delivered in an intensive format, with self-paced curriculum modules completed across January and early February (Monday, Wednesday, Friday): 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/17, 1/22, 1/24, 1/27, 1/29, 1/31, 2/3, and 2/5. Each module will open on Blackboard one week before the due date. All students are required to participate in an orientation session via WebEx on Friday, January 3, 2020 from 12:00-1:00PM EST. The Final Exam will be administered online via Blackboard on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 12PM-1:45PM, so please confirm availability before enrolling in this course. You may take the exam at the SSW 4th Floor Computer lab or at an offsite location (home, work, library) that has dependable WiFi. Online
27024 SWOA 710 01 Legislative Process in Social Welfare* Schneider/Klingenmaier The class will meet for a six hour session Friday, January 17, 9:30am-4:30pm (with a planned one hour lunch) before the beginning of the semester. The course will end two weeks earlier. Approximately 3 classes will meet in Annapolis, MD. This is an advanced Macro methods course. It is also offered as SOWK 710 for students wanting an advanced Policy course. Choose only ONE version of this course. All students attend the same section. Prerequisites: SOWK 632 and SOWK 636.

1 Credit Special Schedule

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
25068 SOWK 699 03 Special Topic: SBIRT Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment Sacco Meets Friday, January 3rd 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Friday January 10th 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The purpose of this 1 credit course is to develop the ability to independently screen and provide brief interventions, and referral for treatment for substance use in community settings, including health centers, EAP, child welfare settings, criminal justice organizations, schools, and mental health providers. This course will use lectures, group discussion, and standardized client simulation to train students to conduct SBIRT screening in social work practice settings. This is a hands-on course that will give students an opportunity to apply this innovative evidence based practice in real-world settings and a chance to build their practical skills for pose-graduate employment. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.)
27305 SOWK 699 05 Communication & Assessment across cultures: Social Work with Foreign-Born Populations Bellinger Meets Monday 1/6, Tuesday 1/7 and Saturday 1/11/2020, 10:00a-3:00p. The purpose of this 1 credit course is designed to provide students with the necessary cultural awareness in working with foreign born populations. With globalization, social work practitioners need to be skilled in understanding the diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds that shape our landscapes. The course will offer knowledge and some valuable skills needed for social workers to support these populations.
24671 SOWK 699 WB1 Special Topics: A Brief History of Oppression Kupferman This 1-credit elective course is totally web-based and has no prerequisites. It is offered through an arrangement with UNC School of Social Work. Please contact Emma Kupferman – emma.kupferman@ssw.umaryland.edu with questions. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.) Online
26476 SOWK 699 08 IPE in Action: Policy Perspectives and Applications from Law, Social Work, and Public Health. Beaulieu Meet Dates: January 3rd, 10th and 17th, 2020 from 9:00AM - 2:00PM and 1 hour virtual debrief on February 7, 2020. This 1-credit course is responding to current social issues calls for a collaborative approach bringing together experience and perspectives of several professional disciplines. This is a special topic elective developed between UMB Schools of Public Health, Law and Social Work to address interprofessional competencies in working together to address social problems that impact the individuals, communities and society. Spring 2020 Topic: Gun Violence Prevention. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.)
26101 SOWK 699 02 Interprofessional Study of the Neurobiology of Substance Use Disorders Opioid Use Disorders (OUDs) Tuten Meet Dates: April 22nd, 29th & May 6th 2020 from 9:00a-2:00p. Students from the UMB School of Social Work and School of Nursing will learn about core interprofessional competencies to enhance communication and care coordination in the treatment of individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs). Students will learn about the prevalence and characteristics of SUDs; the neurobiological basis of SUDs, the effects of substance use on brain functioning and behavior, and evidence-based interventions for treating SUDs.(This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill an elective requirement for the MSW degree.) Special Approval: Enrollment is limited to Substance Use Disorder Interventions Fellows (SUDIF). All others must send an email to sswregistration@ssw.umaryland.edu to request enrollment by 02/01/2020.
27970 SOWK 699 04 Interprofessional Study of Suicide Assessment and Risk Formulation Frey Meet Dates: February 8th and February 15th from 9:00AM - 5:00PM. Responding to current social issues calls for a collaborative approach and bringing together experience and perspectives of several professional disciplines, this course explores suicide and suicide risk assessment and response from multiple professional perspectives. In this course, students will learn together to better understand stigma and bias about and toward suicide and suicidal individuals. Students will gain knowledge, self-efficacy, and skills to effectively assess and respond to client/patient suicide risk with a focus on assessing and responding to suicide risk in health and behavioral health settings. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill an elective requirement for the MSW degree.)
28064 SOWK 699 10 Strategic, Creative, and Tactical Approaches to Negotiation Pardo Meet Dates: January 17th & 18th from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This 1-credit course will introduce the topic of Negotiation as a fundamental tool to achieve one’s goals within a multicultural context. Research shows that 80% of executives leave value on the negotiation table. The course offers to integrate knowledge in culture as well as negotiation, beyond the traditional tactical approach. Preparing for negotiations begins long before we meet our counterparts and it requires strategies that go beyond an effective interaction. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.)
27594 SWCL 745 WB1 Psychopharmacology Collins PLEASE NOTE: Prerequisites: SWCL 744 and SWCL 700. This 1-credit course will be taught in an online format. The course reviews the historical, political, and ethical context of psychotropic medications in social work practice and provides a basic overview of psychopharmacology. Contemporary social work roles in medication management are presented. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective requirements for the MSW degree. This course does not fulfill a methods course requirement.) Online

REGULAR SESSION SPRING 2020

FIELD PRACTICUM

Following are the course numbers for your field practicum.  You must register for field as a course. Field has a different schedule than classroom classes.

CRN

20591  SOWK 636 (01) Foundation Field Practicum & Seminar II 2nd semester  --  Reminder: You must also register for SOWK 632.

26964  SOWK 636 (SG1) Foundation Field Practicum & Seminar II (Shady Grove Students Only) Reminder: Must also register for SOWK 632.

21049  SWCL 795 (01) Advanced Clinical Field Practicum 2nd semester  --  Reminder: You must also register for a SWCL course.

27316  SWCL 795 (EXT) Advanced Extended Clinical Field Practicum (Students approved by OFE for an extended field practicum)  --  Reminder: You must also register for a SWCL course.

27315  SWCL 795 (SG2) Advanced Clinical Field Practicum (Shady Grove Students Only)  --  Reminder: You must also register for a SWCL course.

27625  SWCL 795 (SGX) Advanced Extended Clinical Field Practicum (Shady Grove Students Only & Students approved by OFE for an extended field practicum)  --  Reminder: You must also register for a SWCL course.

21065  SWOA 795 (01) Advanced Macro Field Practicum 2nd semester  --  Reminder: You must also register for a SWOA course.

27318  SWOA 795 (EXT) Advanced Extended Macro Field Practicum (Students approved by OFE for an extended field practicum)  --  Reminder: You must also register for a SWOA course.

Web-based Courses

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
20553 SOWK 600 WB1 Social Welfare and Social Policy Crumpton Orientation (Mandatory): Online. Please go to the link in Blackboard for orientation instructions. Online
25997 SOWK 600 WB2 Social Welfare and Social Policy Mulhern Orientation (Mandatory): Online. Please go to the link in Blackboard for orientation instructions. Online
27491 SOWK 645 WB1 Human Behavior and the Social Environment Stoddard Orientation (Mandatory): Online. Please go to the link in Blackboard for orientation instructions. Online
28040 SOWK 645 WB2 Human Behavior and the Social Environment Negi Orientation (Mandatory): Online. Please go to the link in Blackboard for orientation instructions. Online
27740 SOWK 670 WB1 Social Work Research T. Hicks Orientation (Mandatory): Online. Please go to the link in Blackboard for orientation instructions. Online
20626 SOWK 670 WB2 Social Work Research Bartley Orientation (Mandatory): Online. Please go to the link in Blackboard for orientation instructions. Online
28042 SOWK 720 WB1 Comparative Social Policy* Crumpton Orientation (Mandatory): Online. Please go to the link in Blackboard for orientation instructions. Online
20653 SOWK 772 WB1 Research: Program Evaluation Crumpton Orientation (Mandatory): Online. Please go to the link in Blackboard for orientation instructions. Online
21890 SOWK 783 WB1 Qualitative Cross-Cultural Research Chatterjee Orientation (Mandatory): Online. Please go to the link in Blackboard for orientation instructions. Online
27620 SOWK 783 WB2 Qualitative Cross-Cultural Research Gioia Orientation (Mandatory): Online. Please go to the link in Blackboard for orientation instructions. Online
21038 SWCL 744 WB1 Psychopathology Collins PLEASE NOTE: THIS CLASS HAS TWO ON-LINE FIXED TIME EXAMS, WHICH WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAYS FROM 2P-5P as well as quizzes. Students should not register for this course if you are thinking of registering for a Thursday 2p-5p class. Online

Monday 9:00 AM - Noon

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
25996 SOWK 632 01 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* P. Smith
25998 SOWK 632 02 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Liggett-Creel
27306 SOWK 699 09 Parent, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Wasserman/Candelaria This 3-credit course focuses on infant and early childhood mental health principles and practices, building upon the fields of early development and family systems. Considerations of and measures for a thorough relationship-based assessment and diagnosis of children birth to 5 are stressed throughout the course, with significant attention to the foundational premise of reflective practice within clinical work within this field. Discussion, course readings, video content, case-based assessments and other interactive activities and assignments will focus on general developmental theory, including attachment and ecological theory; assessment, diagnosis and psychopathology; and evidence-based models for intervention and consultation within the child and family serving system. Considerations for policy and systems of care will be reviewed. PLEASE NOTE: Prerequisites: SOWK 630, 631 & 635.
20646 SOWK 725 01 Work, Well-being and Social Policy* Carlstrom
20658 SOWK 777 01 Research in Child Welfare Lee Note: It is expected that students who enroll in this class do so because of a sincere interest in evaluating the impact of child welfare services and to develop competent child welfare practice skills. In order to be successful in this course, students should have practice experience in child welfare and/or either past or current enrollment in SOWK 715 or SWCL 727
21009 SWCL 703 01 Family Therapy DiBlasio
27916 SWCL 704 01 Integrated Behavioral Health Practice Belcher
22847 SWCL 705 01 Clinical Social Work w/Addictive Behavior Patterns Tuten
21019 SWCL 712 01 Clinical SW Practice with Individuals Experiencing Acute, Chronic and Life-Threatening Conditions Cheung
21026 SWCL 722 01 Cognitive Behavioral Therapies Pecukonis
21031 SWCL 727 01 Clinical Practice With Families and Children in Child Welfare Wirt
21039 SWCL 744 01 Psychopathology Elie
22879 SWCL 748 01 Clinical SW in Relation to Death, Dying & Bereavement TBA
21053 SWOA 704 01 Community Organization T. Hicks
23032 SWOA 735 01 Social Work and Social Action* Schneider

Monday 12:15 - 1:45 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
20661 SOWK 789 01 Independent Research Project: Clinical Use of Forgiveness DiBlasio Approved as an Advanced Research requirement for students in the Clinical concentration for the specializations of Families & Children; Behavioral Health; Aging; and Health. In this 3-credit course, students will learn how to design, analyze, and report on their own research study from beginning to end from the wealth of data already collected from married couples related to forgiveness attitudes, depression, marital satisfaction, health, and forgiveness clinical treatment. Therefore this course does NOT involve students helping with data collection. Class attendance on Mondays is mandatory. In addition, the course is a guided independent study and builds week to week. Therefore, students will be required to commit to 5 independent (at home) hours each week to the course. As a result students taking an overload (over 15 credit hours for the semester) or students who do not plan to do the independent work weekly on the course are not permitted to register for the course.

Monday 2:00 - 5:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
20557 SOWK 600 01 Social Welfare and Social Policy Schneider
27304 SOWK 632 03 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Saur
23330 SWCL 700 01 Advanced Clinical Interventions Fuld
21010 SWCL 703 02 Family Therapy Greif Please note instructor policy: Cell phones and laptops may not be visible or used during this class.
21021 SWCL 714 01 Clinical and Public Health Perspectives in Child and Family Health* Dababnah Special Approval: Enrollment limited to Health/Child, Adolescent and Family Health (CAFH) sub-specializers. Any other specializations must send an email to sswregistration@ssw.umaryland.edu to request enrollment by 12/01/2019.
27082 SWCL 722 02 Cognitive-Behavior Therapies Pecukonis
21032 SWCL 727 02 Clinical Practice With Families and Children in Child Welfare Schagrin
21040 SWCL 744 02 Psychopathology Belcher
27918 SWCL 771 01 Evidence-Based MH Treatment w/Children & Adolescents* Seo/Serico
28119 SWOA 705 01 Community Economic Development Victorson
26417 SWOA 707 01 Social Policy & Social Change* Davitt

Monday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
25999 SOWK 632 04 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* E. Smith
26619 SOWK 670 06 Social Work Research Reiman
27308 SOWK 708 HY1 Integrated Behavioral Health Policy (Hybrid) Mulhern In person classes: 1/27, 2/17, 3/9, 4/20, & 4/27.
20641 SOWK 710 01 Legislative Process in Social Welfare* Schneider/Klingenmaier The class will meet for a six hour session Friday, January 17, 9:30am-4:30pm (with a planned one hour lunch) before the beginning of the semester. The course will end two weeks earlier. Approximately 3 classes will meet in Annapolis, MD. This is an advanced Policy course. It is also offered as SWOA 710 for students wanting an advanced Macro methods course. Choose only ONE version of this course. All students attend the same section. Prerequisite: SOWK 600.
20643 SOWK 715 01 Children and Social Services Policy Harburger
27897 SOWK 721 01 Housing, Homelessness, and Social Policy Singer
20648 SOWK 726 01 Aging and Social Policy* Davitt
27464 SOWK 772 HY1 Research: Program Evaluation (Hybrid) C. Smith In person classes: TBD.
22846 SWCL 700 02 Advanced Clinical Interventions Sydnor
25898 SWCL 705 02 Clinical Social Work w/Addictive Behavior Patterns Hudak
21033 SWCL 727 03 Clinical Practice With Families and Children in Child Welfare Vogel
21041 SWCL 744 03 Psychopathology Park
27743 SWCL 775 01 Clinical Social Work Practice with Immigrants and Refugees Saur
27024 SWOA 710 01 Legislative Process in Social Welfare* Schneider/Klingenmaier The class will meet for a six hour session Friday, January 17, 9:30am-4:30pm (with a planned one hour lunch) before the beginning of the semester. The course will end two weeks earlier. Approximately 3 classes will meet in Annapolis, MD. This is an advanced Macro methods course. It is also offered as SOWK 710 for students wanting an advanced Policy course. Choose only ONE version of this course. All students attend the same section. Prerequisites: SOWK 632 and SOWK 636.

Tuesday 9:00 AM - Noon

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26013 SOWK 600 02 Social Welfare and Social Policy Siegel
26000 SOWK 632 05 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Blum
21052 SWOA 703 01 Program Development Bjornholm (Altland)

Tuesday 2:00 - 5:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26001 SOWK 632 06 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Lewis
26000 SOWK 632 07 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Hodorowicz
28043 SOWK 670 HY1 Social Work Research (Hybrid) T. Rose Online classes: TBD.
27311 SWCL 700 03 Advanced Clinical Interventions Fuld
27923 SWCL 744 04 Psychopathology Mulhern

Tuesday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26014 SOWK 600 HY1 Social Welfare and Social Policy (Hybrid) Pardo In person classes: TBD.
26003 SOWK 632 08 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Hodorowicz
26002 SOWK 632 09 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* P. Smith
25070 SOWK 699 07 Special Topics: School of Law: Critical Issues in Health Care (Interdisciplinary) Hoffman Note: This course begins on January 14th and ends on April 21st; meets at the Law School from 5:25pm-8:30pm. This elective 3-credit course offered by the Law School will allow a multidisciplinary group of students examine the policy, legal, and ethical components of a number of critical issues in health care delivery such as: the professional relationship, medical malpractice, rights of patients to refuse treatment, informed consent, and regulations in the health care system. Enrollment is limited. There are NO prerequisites for this course. Interested students may obtain a copy of the course syllabus by emailing sswregistration@ssw.umaryland.edu. LAW 108
25838 SOWK 713 02 Social Policy and Health Care Singer This is an advanced Policy course. It is also offered as SWOA 713 for students wanting an advanced Macro methods course. Choose only ONE version of this course. All students attend the same section. Prerequisite: SOWK 600.
26788 SOWK 783 01 Qualitative Cross-Cultural Research Ofonedu
21006 SWCL 700 04 Advanced Clinical Interventions TBA
27619 SWCL 722 03 Cognitive-Behavior Therapies Mollette
21042 SWCL 744 05 Psychopathology Mulhern
26967 SWCL 747 01 Intro to Forensic Social Work* Vogel Prerequisites: SOWK 632, SOWK 636 and SWCL 700.
27595 SWCL 749 01 Clinical Social Work Practice with LGBTQI+ Individuals and Communities Westgate
23222 SWCL 750 01 Social Work in Education* Woolley
28135 SWOA 713 01 Social Policy and Health Care Singer This is an advanced Macro methods course. It is also offered as SOWK 713 for students wanting an advanced Policy course. Choose only ONE version of this course. All students attend the same section. Prerequisites: SOWK 632 and SOWK 636.
28048 SWOA 732 01 Resource Development for Nonprofit Groups Davis

Wednesday 9:00 AM - Noon

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26004 SOWK 632 10 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Greif Please note instructor policy: Cell phones and laptops may not be visible or used during this class.
26089 SOWK 645 01 Human Behavior and the Social Environment Chakmakian

Wednesday 2:00 - 5:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
25267 NRSG 664 01 School of Nursing: Critical Issues in Global Health Ogbolu Note: This 3-credit course meets in the School of Nursing and has enrollment to accommodate students from all schools. To enroll, contact SSW Office of Registration at 410-706-6102 or sswregistration@ssw.umaryland.edu. Enrollment is limited. There are NO prerequisites for this course. This elective course is a series of seminars, lectures and reading assignments designed to give students an overview of the global health problems facing the world today and equip them with tools to navigate the world of international health. The course focuses on teaching students about the global burden of disease and pattern of disease variations between and within countries. It addresses cross cutting issues such as poverty, environmental degradation and the impact of globalization on health. Topics include maternal and child health, gender and violence, nutrition, water and sanitation. SON Room 460
27379 SOWK 600 04 Social Welfare and Social Policy Ahn
26005 SOWK 632 11 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Hodorowicz
26484 SOWK 645 HY1 Human Behavior and the Social Environment (Hybrid) Dababnah Online dates: 2/5, 2/19, 3/4, 3/25, 4/8 & 4/22.
27593 SOWK 670 02 Social Work Research R. Rose
27312 SWCL 700 05 Advanced Clinical Interventions Fuld

Wednesday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26006 SOWK 632 12 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* P. Smith
20625 SOWK 670 03 Social Work Research Hodorowicz
20642 SOWK 713 01 Social Policy and Health Care Westgate
26965 SOWK 766 01 International Social Welfare Bjornholm (Altland)
26811 SWCL 700 06 Advanced Clinical Interventions Schiff
21016 SWCL 705 03 Clinical SW w/ Addictive Behavior Patterns Hudak
23620 SWCL 726 01 Clinical SW with African American Families* Howard
23331 SWCL 744 07 Psychopathology TBA
24541 SWOA 704 02 Community Organization Victorson

Thursday 9:00 AM - Noon

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26615 SOWK 670 04 Social Work Research T.Hicks
21044 SWCL 744 08 Psychopathology Forrester

Thursday 2:00 - 5:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26616 SOWK 632 14 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Stubbs
21005 SWCL 700 07 Advanced Clinical Interventions Schiff

Thursday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
20628 SOWK 670 05 Social Work Research Mattocks
28045 SOWK 699 DV2 Structural Oppression: Implications for Social Work Practice Hightower This 3-credit course will encourage its members to interrogate the causes, manifestations, impacts, and means of overcoming structural oppression in its myriad faces and forms. We will explore social identity in the context of a complex web of structural oppression – and the ways that dominant narratives influence the way we see ourselves and others. We will examine how some human differences are given social meaning, and how these differences have been used to divide people and hide and justify systems of exclusion, exploitation and marginalization. Throughout, as we seek to question constructs often considered natural and inevitable, we will challenge ourselves to envision and create more liberatory, equitable, and just ways to practice social work and organize social life. This course has been approved to meet the diversity requirement.
20636 SOWK 704 01 Social Work and the Law Peacock
20644 SOWK 715 02 Children and Social Services Policy Powell
27313 SWCL 700 08 Advanced Clinical Interventions Stubbs
27621 SWCL 710 01 Advanced Group Methods Schiff
27623 SWCL 738 01 Financial Stability for Individuals, Families, and Communities* Clark This course examines barriers to and opportunities for the financial stability of individuals and families, and the impact of low wealth in communities. This is an advanced clinical methods course. It is also offered as SWOA 738 for those wanting an advanced macro methods course. The major assignment for the course will vary according to the concentration (SWCL or SWOA) chosen. Choose only ONE version of this course. All students attend the same section. “A significant portion of student assignments will depend upon personal reflection and analysis activities.”
22806 SWCL 744 09 Psychopathology Rosen
27599 SWCL 756 02 Motivational Interviewing in Social Work Practice Wirt Max Enrollment is 10 students.
25901 SWCL 774 01 SW w/ Military Service Members and their Families* Renehan
21056 SWOA 722 01 Supervision in Social Work Berry
27624 SWOA 738 01 Financial Stability for Individuals, Families, and Communities* Clark This course examines barriers to and opportunities for the financial stability of individuals and families, and the impact of low wealth in communities. This is an advanced macro methods course. It is also offered as SWCL 738 for those wanting an advanced clinical methods course. The major assignment for the course will vary according to the concentration (SWCL or SWOA) chosen. Choose only ONE version of this course. All students attend the same section. “A significant portion of student assignments will depend upon personal reflection and analysis activities.”

Friday 9:00 AM - Noon

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
28118 SOWK 670 07 Social Work Research Jones-Harden
28044 SOWK 699 DV1 Structural Oppression: Implications for Social Work Practice Kupferman This 3-credit course will encourage its members to interrogate the causes, manifestations, impacts, and means of overcoming structural oppression in its myriad faces and forms. We will explore social identity in the context of a complex web of structural oppression – and the ways that dominant narratives influence the way we see ourselves and others. We will examine how some human differences are given social meaning, and how these differences have been used to divide people and hide and justify systems of exclusion, exploitation and marginalization. Throughout, as we seek to question constructs often considered natural and inevitable, we will challenge ourselves to envision and create more liberatory, equitable, and just ways to practice social work and organize social life. This course has been approved to meet the diversity requirement.
27898 SOWK 715 03 Children and Social Services Policy Shaw
26963 SOWK 718 01 Equality and Social Justice* Schneider
27922 SOWK 767 01 Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) - Breaking the Cycle* Graham
27935 SOWK 772 02 Research: Program Evaluation Rose
27448 SWCL 703 03 Family Therapy Rosenbaum
27920 SWCL 715 01 Mindfulness, Stress Reduction, and Self Care Latson
27462 SWCL 722 04 Cognitive-Behavior Therapies Fuld
23517 SWCL 748 HY1 Clinical SW in Relation to Death, Dying & Bereavement (Hybrid) TBA Online classes: 1/31, 2/14, 2/28, 4/3 & 4/17
27598 SWCL 756 01 Motivational Interviewing in Social Work Practice Pecukonis Max Enrollment is 10 students.

Friday Saturday Special Schedule

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26628 SWOA 721 01 Strategic Talent and Performance Management Hopkins This advanced macro methods course will meet in a special 3-Module Intensive Format. Each intensive will meet on Fridays 12:15-5:00pm and & Saturdays 9am-5pm. Meeting dates: February 7 & 8; March 6 & 7; and April 3 & 4. NOTE: Students who enroll in SWOA 721 commit to all three modules as a 3-credit course.

Friday 2:00 - 5:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
20639 SOWK 706 02 Mental Health and Social Policy Unick
20654 SOWK 772 03 Research: Program Evaluation Wagner

Saturday Special Schedule 3-Credit Intensive

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
28047 SOWK 699 06 Special Topic: Advanced Core Interventions for Adult Trauma Practice Ringel Meet Dates: 1/25, 2/08, 2/29, 3/07, 3/28, & 4/11 from 9:30 am - 5:00 pm. This is a 3 credit intensive course which will take place over six alternate Saturdays, and will provide hands on practice of four trauma focused models introduced in the Adult Trauma course. These include trauma focused mindfulness, EMDR, Sensorimotor therapy, Internal Family Systems, and trauma focused psychodynamic strategies. Each day of this intensive will include lecture, research findings, instructor demonstrations and student role plays of different aspects of each model. Prerequisite: SOWK 632 & 636.

Saturday 9:00 AM - Noon

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26620 SOWK 632 15 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Parker

Saturday 1:00 - 4:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room

UNIVERSITIES AT SHADY GROVE SCHEDULE

Note:  All USG courses are limited to students accepted to the Shady Grove MSW location. https://schedule.sgrove.usmd.edu/ScheduleOfClasses

PLEASE NOTE: MSW students should own a computer and have access to the internet while in the program. In addition to a computer, the minimal technical standards for taking a hybrid or on-line class are updated each semester and can be found at: http://tinyurl.com/ssw-tech-requirements

FIELD PRACTICUM:

26964 SOWK 636 (SG1) Foundation Field Practicum & Seminar II (Shady Grove Students Only)  Reminder:  Students must also register for SOWK 632.

27315  SWCL 795 (SG2) Advanced Clinical Field Practicum (Shady Grove Students Only)  --  Reminder: You must also register for a SWCL course.

27625  SWCL 795 (SGX) Advanced Extended Clinical Field Practicum (Shady Grove Students Only & Students approved by OFE for an extended field practicum)  --  Reminder: You must also register for a SWCL course.

USG January Courses (Times Vary)

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
27919 SWCL 715 SG1 Mindfulness, Stress Reduction, and Self Care Ringel Meet time: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm for the following dates: 1/3, 1/4, 1/10, 1/11, 1/13, and 1/17
27899 SWCL 754 WB1 Social Work and Developmental Disabilities Bellin SWCL 754 is an online course delivered in an intensive format, with self-paced curriculum modules completed across January and early February (Monday, Wednesday, Friday): 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/17, 1/22, 1/24, 1/27, 1/29, 1/31, 2/3, and 2/5. Each module will open on Blackboard one week before the due date. All students are required to participate in an orientation session via WebEx on Friday, January 3, 2020 from 12:00-1:00PM EST. The Final Exam will be administered online via Blackboard on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 12PM-1:45PM, so please confirm availability before enrolling in this course. You may take the exam at the SSW 4th Floor Computer lab or at an offsite location (home, work, library) that has dependable WiFi. Online

USG 1 Credit Special Schedule

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
25068 SOWK 699 03 Special Topic: SBIRT Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment Sacco Meets Friday, January 3rd 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Friday January 10th 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the BALTIMORE CAMPUS. The purpose of this 1 credit course is to develop the ability to independently screen and provide brief interventions, and referral for treatment for substance use in community settings, including health centers, EAP, child welfare settings, criminal justice organizations, schools, and mental health providers. This course will use lectures, group discussion, and standardized client simulation to train students to conduct SBIRT screening in social work practice settings. This is a hands-on course that will give students an opportunity to apply this innovative evidence based practice in real-world settings and a chance to build their practical skills for pose-graduate employment. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.)
27305 SOWK 699 Communication & Assessment across cultures: Social Work with Foreign-Born Populations Bellinger Meets Monday 1/6, Tuesday 1/7 and Saturday 1/11/2020, 10:00a-3:00p at the BALTIMORE CAMPUS. The purpose of this 1 credit course is designed to provide students with the necessary cultural awareness in working with foreign born populations. With globalization, social work practitioners need to be skilled in understanding the diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds that shape our landscapes. The course will offer knowledge and some valuable skills needed for social workers to support these populations.
27896 SOWK 699 SG1 Special Topic: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Rathbone Course meets Monday, February 24th and March 9th from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Dialectical Behavior Therapy is an evidence-based treatment for suicidal, self-harming, and other behaviors associated with disorders of emotion dysregulation. The aim of this 1 credit special topics course is to give students an overview of the basics of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) with a particular focus on its application to adolescents and young adults. The course will review modalities, components, strategies and interventions and will give clinicians an understanding of this life-saving treatment. Additionally, the course will provide instruction on how to implement skills groups and modifications that can be made for diverse populations. Students must have completed their first semester of foundation field (SOWK 635) and foundation practice courses (SOWK 630 and 631). (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.)
24671 SOWK 699 WB1 Special Topics: A Brief History of Oppression Kupferman This 1-credit elective course is totally web-based and has no prerequisites. It is offered through an arrangement with UNC School of Social Work. Please contact Emma Kupferman – emma.kupferman@ssw.umaryland.edu with questions. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.) Online
26476 SOWK 699 08 IPE in Action: Policy Perspectives and Applications from Law, Social Work, and Public Health Beaulieu Meet Dates: January 3rd, 10th and 17th, 2020 from 9:00AM - 2:00PM and 1 hour virtual debrief on February 7, 2020 at the BALTIMORE CAMPUS. This 1-credit course is responding to current social issues calls for a collaborative approach bringing together experience and perspectives of several professional disciplines. This is a special topic elective developed between UMB Schools of Public Health, Law and Social Work to address interprofessional competencies in working together to address social problems that impact the individuals, communities and society. Spring 2020 Topic: Gun Violence Prevention. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.)
26101 SOWK 699 02 Interprofessional Study of the Neurobiology of Substance Use Disorders Opioid Use Disorders (OUDs) Tuten Meet Dates: April 22nd, 29th & May 6th 2020 from 9:00a-2:00p. Students from the UMB School of Social Work and School of Nursing will learn about core interprofessional competencies to enhance communication and care coordination in the treatment of individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs). Students will learn about the prevalence and characteristics of SUDs; the neurobiological basis of SUDs, the effects of substance use on brain functioning and behavior, and evidence-based interventions for treating SUDs.(This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill an elective requirement for the MSW degree.) Special Approval: Enrollment is limited to Substance Use Disorder Interventions Fellows (SUDIF). All others must send an email to sswregistration@ssw.umaryland.edu to request enrollment by 02/01/2020.
27970 SOWK 699 04 Interprofessional Study of Suicide Assessment and Risk Formulation Frey Meet Dates: February 8th and February 15th from 9:00AM - 5:00PM at the BALTIMORE CAMPUS. Responding to current social issues calls for a collaborative approach and bringing together experience and perspectives of several professional disciplines, this course explores suicide and suicide risk assessment and response from multiple professional perspectives. In this course, students will learn together to better understand stigma and bias about and toward suicide and suicidal individuals. Students will gain knowledge, self-efficacy, and skills to effectively assess and respond to client/patient suicide risk with a focus on assessing and responding to suicide risk in health and behavioral health settings. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill an elective requirement for the MSW degree.)
28064 SOWK 699 10 Strategic, Creative, and Tactical Approaches to Negotiation Pardo Meet Dates: January 17th & 18th from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the BALTIMORE CAMPUS. This 1-credit course will introduce the topic of Negotiation as a fundamental tool to achieve one’s goals within a multicultural context. Research shows that 80% of executives leave value on the negotiation table. The course offers to integrate knowledge in culture as well as negotiation, beyond the traditional tactical approach. Preparing for negotiations begins long before we meet our counterparts and it requires strategies that go beyond an effective interaction. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.)
27594 SWCL 745 WB1 Psychopharmacology Collins PLEASE NOTE: Prerequisites: SWCL 744 and SWCL 700. This 1-credit course will be taught in an online format. The course reviews the historical, political, and ethical context of psychotropic medications in social work practice and provides a basic overview of psychopharmacology. Contemporary social work roles in medication management are presented. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective requirements for the MSW degree. This course does not fulfill a methods course requirement.) Online

USG Web-Based Course

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
20624 SOWK 670 WSG Social Work Research Chatterjee Orientation (Mandatory): Online. Please go to the link in Blackboard for orientation instructions. Online
27378 SWCL 744 WSG Psychopathology Collins PLEASE NOTE: THIS CLASS HAS TWO ON-LINE FIXED TIME EXAMS, WHICH WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAYS FROM 2P-5P as well as quizzes. Students should not register for this course if you are thinking of registering for a Thursday 2p-5p class. Online

USG Tuesday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26621 SOWK 670 SG1 Social Work Research C. Smith
26625 SWCL 700 SG1 Advanced Clinical Interventions Flanagan (Gillum)
27917 SWCL 722 SG1 Cognitive Behavioral Therapies Boyle

USG Wednesday 2:00 - 5:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26622 SWCL 744 SG1 Psychopathology Munson

USG Wednesday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26010 SOWK 632 SG1 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Berry
26627 SOWK 706 SG1 Mental Health and Social Policy Pierson
21012 SWCL 703 SG1 Family Therapy Friedman
26623 SWCL 744 SG2 Psychopathology Okundaye

USG Thursday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
27924 SOWK 708 HSG Integrated Behavioral Health Policy (Hybrid) Mulhern In-person dates: 1/23, 2/13, 3/5, 4/16 & 4/23

USG Friday 9:00 AM - Noon

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26011 SOWK 632 SG2 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Howard
26626 SWCL 700 SG2 Advanced Clinical Interventions Pittman
25614 SWCL 730 SG1 Clinical and Evidence-Supported Practices for Individuals in Recovery from Serious Mental Illness M. Smith

USG Friday 1:00 - 4:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
27381 SOWK 632 SG3 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Howard
26017 SOWK 706 SG2 Mental Health and Social Policy Pierson
27380 SWCL 700 SG3 Advanced Clinical Interventions Pittman