Spring 2021 Course Schedule

Below is the DRAFT schedule for Spring 2021 (as of 10/26/2020). 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 19, 2021

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). To request an academic course overload (over 16 credits), students must complete the academic overload formRegistration for over (16) credits is on a space available basis.   

NOTE:  The following courses have been approved for diversity content:  SOWK 610, 713, 715, 718, 720, 766, 783; SWCL 710, 724, 726, 730, 748, 749, 750,775 and 776; and SWOA 704

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

SY1, SY2, etc = Synchronous course for Baltimore students

AY1, AY2, etc = Asynchronous course for Baltimore students

SG1, SG2, etc = Synchronous course for USG students

AG1, AG2, etc = Asynchronous course for USG students

Asynchronous classes allow students to complete their work at their own pace. Students are given a timeframe – it's usually a one-week window – during which they need to connect to their class at least once or twice.

Synchronous classes require students to participate in partial to entire sections of class at the exact same time. Students and instructors are online at scheduled dates/times to participate in lectures, discussions, activities, and presentations.

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
27899 SWCL 754 AY1 Social Work and Developmental Disabilities Bellin Social Work and Developmental Disabilities (SWCL 754) will be offered in an intensive format during the Spring 2021 semester with asynchronous, self-paced curriculum modules due 9PM EST Monday, Wednesday, Friday across January (1/4/2021) through early February (2/3/2021). Each module will open on Blackboard one week before the due date to maximize student learning and flexibility (i.e., students complete the modules at a time of convenience before the due date).  SWCL 754 Final Exam will be administered online via Blackboard on Friday, February 5, 2021 from 12PM-1:45PM EST, so please confirm availability before enrolling in this course. No exceptions will be made to the exam date or time, unless extreme extenuating circumstances arise or ADA accommodations are applicable. Social Work and Developmental Disabilities is an optional methods course and is recommended for students who are interested in service delivery to pediatric populations in a range of systems—school, child welfare, juvenile justice, health and behavioral health. This online practice course builds on the competencies students acquire in their foundation year of the MSW program.  Prior experience in the disability field is not necessary to be successful in this course. Online

1 Credit Special Schedule

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
27305 SOWK 699 SY2 Communication & Assessment across cultures: Social Work with Foreign-Born Populations Bellinger Meets Monday 1/4, Saturday 1/9 and Monday 1/11/2021, 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. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill an elective requirement for the MSW degree.) Online
27970 SOWK 699 SY1 Interprofessional Study of Suicide Assessment and Risk Formulation Frey Meet Dates: March 26th, April 16 & 30th from 9:00AM - 11:00AM. 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.) Pre-requisites: SOWK 632 and SOWK 636. Online
28323 SOWK 699 SY8 Social Change through the Regulatory Process and Executive Branch Ferretto Meeting times: Fridays 9am-12pm ( 3/12, 3/26, 4/9, 4/16, 4/30). Public policy has the potential to advance justice in society. Often the attention is on the legislature and laws that are passed however the executive branch of government through their political institutions generate public policy that have significant impact on how issues are defined and addressed. This course explores the process through which federal and state governments in the United States formulate and implement public policies. The course covers: how social problems are addressed in the executive branch through regulations, executive orders, and other forms of policy; the challenges of translating public issues into regulatory language; the drafting, implementation, and evaluation of public policies. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.) Online
28321 SOWK 699 SY6 Strategic Thinking, Strategic Planning, and Strategic Actions for Strategic Results Rivelis Meeting times: Wednesdays 6-9pm (2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/24, 3/31). Students will have an opportunity to sharpen their strategic thinking, develop an understanding of strategic planning, and practice using the process and tools needed to forge strategic actions to effectively advance a social change, social justice and/or social profit organization’s critical agenda. Through highly interactive class sessions, students will walk away the skill to apply these processes and related tools to current social issues and concerns in order to achieve desired cause and/or organizational results. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.) Online
28322 SOWK 699 SY7 Strategic Communication for Strategic Results Rivelis Meeting times: Wednesdays 6-9pm (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5). Now more than ever Social Workers – Macro & Clinical – need the skills and tools to strategically and effectively communicate internally and externally with clients, community members, colleagues, stakeholders, funders, decision-makers, media, legislators, and the general public. They need to know how to shape and deliver compelling messages to a variety target audiences via a variety of vehicles in order to achieve strategic results that move the needle. Students will examine and explore the art and science of strategic communication using a combination of role plays, case studies and ripped from the headlines current events. (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 AY1 Tele-Behavioral Health: Delivery of Clinical Social Work Services Schindler/Beaulieu/Quinn-Stabile The course is online with a mandatory synchronous orientation on Friday, January 8th from 2-3:00pm. This is a 1-credit course. This course will provide an introduction to the practical and knowledge-based skills required to engage in safe, effective, and ethical tele-behavioral health services. Through a series of on-line modules and practice sessions, students will gain confidence and competence in the use of appropriate technology, establishing virtual services with a client, safety planning, and how to handle potential issues that arise. Additionally, students will learn about current research on what treatment modalities are effective delivered virtually as well as how particular services can be competently delivered through technology, e.g. substance use treatment, case management and group treatment services. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.) Online
28319 SWCL 779 AY1 Interprofessional Approaches to Healthcare Delivery Bellin This 1-credit intensive clinical course offers graduate social work students an opportunity to interact and learn with UMB professional students across disciplines in the annual Interprofessional Education Day to held virtually April 7, 2021 from 12PM-5PM. Core elements of interprofessional collaboration, including shared decision-making, mutual role understanding, and the development of joint treatment plans, are delivered in asynchronous multi-media learning modules to be completed prior to April 7, 2021. To prepare social work students to be effective colleagues on healthcare teams, this course uses: (1) brief lectures on the meaning and practice of interprofessional collaboration; (2) experiential exercises to catalyze open communication, role clarification, and healthy partnerships on healthcare teams; and (3) virtual participation in the annual IPE Day at UMB. (This course does not meet the requirement for a SWCL Methods course) (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.) Online

REGULAR SESSION SPRING 2021

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 AY1 Social Welfare and Social Policy Crumpton Online
25997 SOWK 600 AY2 Social Welfare and Social Policy Mulhern Online
27491 SOWK 645 AY1 Human Behavior and the Social Environment Stoddard Online
27740 SOWK 670 AY1 Social Work Research Hicks Online
20626 SOWK 670 AY2 Social Work Research Craddock Online
28042 SOWK 720 AY1 Comparative Social Policy* Crumpton Online
27620 SOWK 783 AY2 Qualitative Cross-Cultural Research Gioia Online
21009 SWCL 703 AY1 Family Therapy DiBlasio Online
27916 SWCL 704 AY1 Integrated Behavioral Health Practice Belcher Online
21038 SWCL 744 AY1 Psychopathology Gioia Online
21040 SWCL 744 AY2 Psychopathology Belcher Online

Monday 9:00 AM - Noon

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
20557 SOWK 600 SY1 Social Welfare and Social Policy Schneider Online
25996 SOWK 632 SY1 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* P. Smith Online
27306 SOWK 699 SY5 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. Online
28312 SOWK 705 SY1 Practice, Programming, and Policy in the Face of Twin Pandemics: COVID19 and Racial and Ethnic Inequity Shdaimah This international, inter-professional elective brings together a cohort of students from UMB and University of Haifa, in Israel. Using a social justice lens, this course will explore practices, programs and policy responses to the pandemic in diverse and divided cities. We will use visual methods such as photography and artifact elicitation to share- across language, culture, and profession- ideas about social justice and the personal, professional, and societal impact of COVID19. Synchronous course meetings will take place virtually between 9am-12pm on six Mondays: February 22, March 1, 8, 22, April 5 and 12 as well as the Monday-Thursday of Spring break, March 15-18th (also 9am-12pm). The majority of these will be with UMB and UH students together. Asynchronous work is to be completed by UH/UMB partners between meetings. This course has an optional subsidized travel component If international travel is permitted prior to June 1 for students from Israel and the US. The course will enroll up to 12 students each from UMB and UH. If you would like more information, please follow up with Corey Shdaimah at cshdaimah@ssw.umaryland.edu Online
20646 SOWK 725 SY1 Work, Well-being and Social Policy* Carlstrom Online
20658 SOWK 777 SY1 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 Online
22847 SWCL 705 SY1 Clinical Social Work w/Addictive Behavior Patterns TBD Online
21026 SWCL 722 SY1 Cognitive Behavioral Therapies Pecukonis Online
21031 SWCL 727 SY1 Clinical Practice With Families and Children in Child Welfare Wirt Online
22879 SWCL 748 SY1 Clinical SW in Relation to Death, Dying & Bereavement Cagle Online
21053 SWOA 704 SY1 Community Organization Hicks Online

Monday 12:15 - 1:45 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
28315 SOWK 789 SY1 Research Project: Interracial/Inter-ethnic Couples Research Greif The purpose of this 3-credit advanced research course is to introduce students to the qualitative research process and the ways that it can be used to build understanding of under-researched topics. In class time is limited to Mondays 12:15 – 1:45 to allow enough out-of-class time to complete research project components. This understanding can lead to theory development and the development of practice interventions. The topic is interracial couples’ relationships. Students will first complete required IRB training (CITI and HIPAA). They will then be trained on how to conduct a qualitative interview with one partner in an interracial/interethnic couple using a survey and interview guide to learn what their experiences are as a couple. Three interviews are to be completed. Students are encouraged to find the three participants. They will submit a written transcript of each interview for analysis. Students will read and discuss other students’ interviews during class time, participate in class discussions where the meaning and central themes from the interviews will be discussed, make a brief in-class presentation of their initial findings, and turn in a 10-15 page paper based on research findings. This course fulfills the advanced research requirement and has been approved for Clinical Concentrators in the Behavioral Health, EAP, Aging, Health, and Families and Children (not Title IV-E) specializations. Prerequisites: SOWK 670 Online

Monday 2:00 - 5:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
28302 SOWK 600 SY2 Social Welfare and Social Policy Shdaimah Online
28305 SOWK 610 SY1 Structural Oppression and Its Implications for Social Work Hicks This is a new 3-credit Foundation requirement for new Foundation Admits – continuing students may also register for this course. Online
28306 SOWK 610 SY2 Structural Oppression and Its Implications for Social Work Fuld This is a new 3-credit Foundation requirement for new Foundation Admits – continuing students may also register for this course. Online
27304 SOWK 632 SY2 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Schiff Online
28316 SWCL 703 SY1 Family Therapy Rosenbaum Online
21021 SWCL 714 SY1 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 12/07/2020. Online
27082 SWCL 722 SY2 Cognitive-Behavior Therapies Pecukonis Online
21032 SWCL 727 SY2 Clinical Practice With Families and Children in Child Welfare Jones Harden Online
27923 SWCL 744 SY1 Psychopathology Munson Online
27918 SWCL 771 SY1 Evidence-Based MH Treatment w/Children & Adolescents* Seo/Serico Online
28320 SWOA 702 SY1 Social Planning Victorson The purpose of social planning is to create permanent solutions for some of society’s most vexing social problems. Social planning in the social work context involves the careful analysis of social problems, the design of potential solutions, and the recommendation of an implementation plan to make the solution happen. Therefore, careful attention is paid in readings and assignments to vulnerable populations, social and economic justice, issues of diversity, a rigorous examination of white supremacy, government sponsored segregation, anti-blackness as an independent political system and policy analysis. Online
26417 SWOA 707 SY1 Social Policy & Social Change* Davitt Online

Monday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
28303 SOWK 600 SY3 Social Welfare and Social Policy L. Siegel Online
25999 SOWK 632 SY3 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Okundaye Online
26619 SOWK 670 SY1 Social Work Research Baik Online
27308 SOWK 708 SY1 Integrated Behavioral Health Policy Mulhern Online
20641 SOWK 710 SY1 Legislative Process in Social Welfare* Schneider/Klingenmaier 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. Online
27897 SOWK 721 SY1 Housing, Homelessness, and Social Policy Singer Online
20648 SOWK 726 SY1 Aging and Social Policy* Davitt Online
22846 SWCL 700 SY2 Advanced Clinical Interventions Sydnor Online
25898 SWCL 705 SY2 Clinical Social Work w/Addictive Behavior Patterns Latson Online
21019 SWCL 712 SY1 Clinical SW Practice with Individuals Experiencing Acute, Chronic and Life-Threatening Conditions Cheung Online
21039 SWCL 744 SY2 Psychopathology Makonnen Online
27743 SWCL 775 SY1 Clinical Social Work Practice with Immigrants and Refugees J. Siegel Online
21052 SWOA 703 SY1 Program Development TBD Online
27024 SWOA 710 SY1 Legislative Process in Social Welfare* Schneider/Klingenmaier 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. Online

Tuesday 9:00 AM - Noon

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26013 SOWK 600 SY4 Social Welfare and Social Policy L. Siegel Online
26007 SOWK 632 SY4 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Hodorowicz Online
28064 SOWK 699 SY4 Yoga Therapy Wimberly/McPartland This is a 3-credit elective course. Students will be introduced to and have a chance to practice yoga techniques that can be used in both personal and clinical settings for mood stability and attaining optimal mental health. In particular, students will learn practices such as breathing exercises, meditations and body movements to empower clients to heal from a variety of mental health issues. Other topics will include a brief history of yoga; what comprises yoga; the body and mind connection; and how yoga can support healing in both the body and mind. Students will learn about the latest research on how and why yoga creates a physical change in one’s body and increases one’s ability to regulate emotions. No yoga experience is needed. Online

Tuesday 2:00 - 5:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
28304 SOWK 600 SY5 Social Welfare and Social Policy Schneider Online
26001 SOWK 632 SY5 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Koskinen Online
28043 SOWK 670 SY2 Social Work Research T. Rose Online
27311 SWCL 700 SY3 Advanced Clinical Interventions Stubbs Online

Tuesday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26014 SOWK 600 SY6 Social Welfare and Social Policy TBD Online
26003 SOWK 632 SY6 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* E. Smith Online
26002 SOWK 632 SY7 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* P. Smith Online
26089 SOWK 645 SY1 Human Behavior and the Social Environment Ofonedu Online
25838 SOWK 713 SY1 Social Policy and Health Care Singer Online
26963 SOWK 718 SY1 Equality and Social Justice* Schneider Online
21006 SWCL 700 SY4 Advanced Clinical Interventions Showers Online
27619 SWCL 722 SY3 Cognitive-Behavior Therapies Mollette Online
26967 SWCL 747 SY1 Intro to Forensic Social Work* Vogel Prerequisites: SOWK 632 and 636 Online
27595 SWCL 749 SY1 Clinical Social Work Practice with LGBTQI+ Individuals and Communities Westgate Online
23222 SWCL 750 SY1 Social Work in Education* Woolley Online
28048 SWOA 732 SY1 Resource Development for Nonprofit Groups Davis Online

Wednesday 9:00 AM - Noon

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
27593 SOWK 670 SY3 Social Work Research Hicks Online
20625 SOWK 670 SY4 Social Work Research Hodorowicz Online
26811 SWCL 700 SY5 Advanced Clinical Interventions Fuld Online

Wednesday 2:00 - 5:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
27379 SOWK 600 SY7 Social Welfare and Social Policy Phillips Online
26005 SOWK 632 SY8 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Schiff Online
26484 SOWK 645 SY2 Human Behavior and the Social Environment Long Online
27312 SWCL 700 SY6 Advanced Clinical Interventions Fuld Online

Wednesday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26006 SOWK 632 SY9 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* P. Smith Online
20642 SOWK 713 SY2 Social Policy and Health Care Westgate Online
28313 SOWK 766 SY1 International Social Welfare Bjornholm (Altland) Online
21016 SWCL 705 SY3 Clinical SW w/ Addictive Behavior Patterns Hudak Online
28317 SWCL 726 SY1 Clinical SW with African American Families Howard Online
24541 SWOA 704 SY2 Community Organization Victorson Online

Thursday 9:00 AM - Noon

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26616 SOWK 632 SY0 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Ligget-Creel Online
21044 SWCL 744 SY3 Psychopathology Sacco Online

Thursday 2:00 - 5:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26621 SOWK 670 SY6 Social Work Research R. Rose Online

Thursday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
28307 SOWK 610 SY3 Structural Oppression and Its Implications for Social Work Hodorowicz This is a new 3-credit Foundation requirement for new Foundation Admits – continuing students may also register for this course. Online
28308 SOWK 610 SY4 Structural Oppression and Its Implications for Social Work Howard This is a new 3-credit Foundation requirement for new Foundation Admits – continuing students may also register for this course. Online
25998 SOWK 632 SYR Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Parker Online
26615 SOWK 670 SY5 Social Work Research Reiman Online
20636 SOWK 704 SY1 Social Work and the Law Peacock Online
27621 SWCL 710 SY1 Advanced Group Methods Schiff Online
27623 SWCL 738 SY1 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.” Online
27599 SWCL 756 SY1 Motivational Interviewing in Social Work Practice Wirt Max Enrollment is 10 students. Online
25901 SWCL 774 SY1 SW w/ Military Service Members and their Families* TBD Online
21056 SWOA 722 SY1 Supervision in Social Work Berry Online
27624 SWOA 738 SY1 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.” Online

Friday 9:00 AM - Noon

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
28118 SOWK 670 SY7 Social Work Research Abel Online
28047 SOWK 699 SY3 Special Topic: Advanced Core Interventions for Adult Trauma Practice Ringel This is a 3 credit course 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. Prerequisite: SOWK 632 & 636. Online
20639 SOWK 706 SY1 Mental Health and Social Policy Unick Online
27922 SOWK 767 SY1 Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) - Breaking the Cycle* Graham Online
27935 SOWK 772 SY1 Research: Program Evaluation T. Rose Online
21010 SWCL 703 SY2 Family Therapy Greif Online
27920 SWCL 715 SY1 Mindfulness, Stress Reduction, and Self Care Wimberly Online
27462 SWCL 722 SY4 Cognitive-Behavior Therapies Fuld Online
23517 SWCL 748 SY2 Clinical SW in Relation to Death, Dying & Bereavement Kozaczek Online
27598 SWCL 756 SY2 Motivational Interviewing in Social Work Practice Pecukonis Max Enrollment is 10 students. Online

Friday 12:15 - 1:45 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
20644 SOWK 715 SY1 Children and Social Services Policy Shaw Online
20643 SOWK 715 SY2 Children and Social Services Policy Harburger Online

Friday Saturday Special Schedule

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26628 SWOA 721 SY1 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 5 & 6; March 5 & 6; and April 9 & 10. NOTE: Students who enroll in SWOA 721 commit to all three modules as a 3-credit course. Online

Saturday 9:00 AM - Noon

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

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 days & times: 1/4, 1/8, 1/9, 1/11, 1/15, 1/16, 9am-11:30am AND 1/6 & 1/13 6pm-7:30pm. In addition, students will be expected to complete individual weekly assignments on their own, as well as small group assignment to be due at the end of the course. Online
27899 SWCL 754 AY1 Social Work and Developmental Disabilities Bellin Social Work and Developmental Disabilities (SWCL 754) will be offered in an intensive format during the Spring 2021 semester with asynchronous, self-paced curriculum modules due 9PM EST Monday, Wednesday, Friday across January (1/4/2021) through early February (2/3/2021). Each module will open on Blackboard one week before the due date to maximize student learning and flexibility (i.e., students complete the modules at a time of convenience before the due date).  SWCL 754 Final Exam will be administered online via Blackboard on Friday, February 5, 2021 from 12PM-1:45PM EST, so please confirm availability before enrolling in this course. No exceptions will be made to the exam date or time, unless extreme extenuating circumstances arise or ADA accommodations are applicable. Social Work and Developmental Disabilities is an optional methods course and is recommended for students who are interested in service delivery to pediatric populations in a range of systems—school, child welfare, juvenile justice, health and behavioral health. This online practice course builds on the competencies students acquire in their foundation year of the MSW program.  Prior experience in the disability field is not necessary to be successful in this course. Online

USG 1 Credit Special Schedule

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
27896 SOWK 699 SG1 Special Topic: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Rathbone Course meets Friday, February 5th and 26th 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.) Online
27970 SOWK 699 SY1 Interprofessional Study of Suicide Assessment and Risk Formulation Frey Meet Dates: March 26th, April 16 & 30th from 9:00AM - 11:00AM. 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.) Pre-requisites: SOWK 632 and SOWK 636. Online
28323 SOWK 699 SY8 Social Change through the Regulatory Process and Executive Branch Ferretto Meeting times: Fridays 9am-12pm ( 3/12, 3/26, 4/9, 4/16, 4/30). Public policy has the potential to advance justice in society. Often the attention is on the legislature and laws that are passed however the executive branch of government through their political institutions generate public policy that have significant impact on how issues are defined and addressed. This course explores the process through which federal and state governments in the United States formulate and implement public policies. The course covers: how social problems are addressed in the executive branch through regulations, executive orders, and other forms of policy; the challenges of translating public issues into regulatory language; the drafting, implementation, and evaluation of public policies. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.) Online
28321 SOWK 699 SY6 Strategic Thinking, Strategic Planning, and Strategic Actions for Strategic Results Rivelis Meeting times: Wednesdays 6-9pm (2/24, 3/3, 3/10, 3/24, 3/31). Students will have an opportunity to sharpen their strategic thinking, develop an understanding of strategic planning, and practice using the process and tools needed to forge strategic actions to effectively advance a social change, social justice and/or social profit organization’s critical agenda. Through highly interactive class sessions, students will walk away the skill to apply these processes and related tools to current social issues and concerns in order to achieve desired cause and/or organizational results. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.) Online
28322 SOWK 699 SY7 Strategic Communication for Strategic Results Rivelis Meeting times: Wednesdays 6-9pm (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5). Now more than ever Social Workers – Macro & Clinical – need the skills and tools to strategically and effectively communicate internally and externally with clients, community members, colleagues, stakeholders, funders, decision-makers, media, legislators, and the general public. They need to know how to shape and deliver compelling messages to a variety target audiences via a variety of vehicles in order to achieve strategic results that move the needle. Students will examine and explore the art and science of strategic communication using a combination of role plays, case studies and ripped from the headlines current events. (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 AY1 Tele-Behavioral Health: Delivery of Clinical Social Work Services Beaulieu The course is online with a mandatory synchronous orientation on Friday, January 8th from 2-3:00pm. This is a 1-credit course. This course will provide an introduction to the practical and knowledge-based skills required to engage in safe, effective, and ethical tele-behavioral health services. Through a series of on-line modules and practice sessions, students will gain confidence and competence in the use of appropriate technology, establishing virtual services with a client, safety planning, and how to handle potential issues that arise. Additionally, students will learn about current research on what treatment modalities are effective delivered virtually as well as how particular services can be competently delivered through technology, e.g. substance use treatment, case management and group treatment services. (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.) Online
28319 SWCL 779 AY1 Interprofessional Approaches to Healthcare Delivery Bellin This 1-credit intensive clinical course offers graduate social work students an opportunity to interact and learn with UMB professional students across disciplines in the annual Interprofessional Education Day to held virtually April 7, 2021 from 12PM-5PM. Core elements of interprofessional collaboration, including shared decision-making, mutual role understanding, and the development of joint treatment plans, are delivered in asynchronous multi-media learning modules to be completed prior to April 7, 2021. To prepare social work students to be effective colleagues on healthcare teams, this course uses: (1) brief lectures on the meaning and practice of interprofessional collaboration; (2) experiential exercises to catalyze open communication, role clarification, and healthy partnerships on healthcare teams; and (3) virtual participation in the annual IPE Day at UMB. (This course does not meet the requirement for a SWCL Methods course) (This 1-credit course may be combined with other 1-credit offerings to fulfill elective credit requirements for the MSW degree.) Online

USG Web-Based Course

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
28298 SOWK 600 AG1 Social Welfare and Social Policy Crumpton Online
28299 SOWK 600 AG2 Social Welfare and Social Policy Reiman Online
20628 SOWK 670 AG1 Social Work Research Mattocks Online
20624 SOWK 670 AG2 Social Work Research Chatterjee Online
21012 SWCL 703 AG1 Family Therapy DiBlasio Online
27378 SWCL 744 AG1 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 Monday 9:00 AM - Noon

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
26004 SOWK 632 SG1 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Schiff Online
26626 SWCL 700 SG1 Advanced Clinical Interventions Pittman Online
28318 SWCL 773 SG1 Adult Trauma and Clinical Social Work Practice* TBD Online

USG Monday 2:00 - 5:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
28300 SOWK 600 SG1 Social Welfare and Social Policy C. Smith Online
26010 SOWK 632 SG2 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Howard Online
26627 SOWK 706 SG1 Mental Health and Social Policy Pierson Online
27313 SWCL 700 SG2 Advanced Clinical Interventions Pittman Online

USG Monday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
28301 SOWK 600 SG2 Social Welfare and Social Policy C. Smith Online
26011 SOWK 632 SG3 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Howard Online

USG Tuesday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
28310 SOWK 670 SG1 Social Work Research C. Smith Online
26625 SWCL 700 SG3 Advanced Clinical Interventions Makonnen Online
27917 SWCL 722 SG1 Cognitive Behavioral Therapies Boyle Online

USG Thursday 6:00 - 9:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
28309 SOWK 610 SG1 Structural Oppression and Its Implications for Social Work Wagner This is a new 3-credit Foundation requirement for new Foundation Admits – continuing students may also register for this course. Online
27924 SOWK 708 SG1 Integrated Behavioral Health Policy Mulhern Online

USG Friday 9:00 AM - Noon

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
27380 SWCL 700 SG4 Advanced Clinical Interventions Chakmakian Online

USG Friday 1:00 - 4:00 PM

CRN Code Course ID Course Section Number Couse Name Instructor Course Comments Room
27381 SOWK 632 SG4 Social Work Practice with Groups and Families* Lewis Online