Social Work Assistant, AAS (SW23) Degree
Program Description: The Social Work Assistant Program is designed to prepare individuals to obtain entry-level employment in public and private social service agencies. The social worker assistant is equipped with the skills, knowledge, values, and sensitivity to effectively serve human needs in a variety of community settings. Students have the option to select courses that will prepare them to provide client services, as well as support for families in a variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, and social work. They may assist clients in identifying social and community services that will best assist them. They may assist the social worker in developing, organizing, and conducting programs to resolve problems relevant to human relations, substance abuse, adult day care, and rehabilitation.
Length of Program: Five (5) Semesters
Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.
Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Additional Requirements: Physical Exam, Criminal Background Check, and Drug Toxicology.
Note: Individuals who have been charged with a federal offense and/or certain types of misdemeanor offenses may be denied access to field practicum sites. Field Practicum is a program requirement; therefore, if a student is unable to meet this requirement, he or she will not complete the Social Work Assistant program.
Program Final Exit Point: Social Work Assistant, Associate of Applied Science.
Credits Required for Graduation: 66 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.
|1: General Core Courses||15|
|Area I: Language Arts/Communication (3 hours)||3|
|ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric||3|
|Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)||3|
|Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics (3 hours)||3|
|One Mathematics Course||3|
|Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts (3 hours)||3|
|And one additional course from Area I, II, III, or IV (3 Hours)(as approved by program advisor)||3|
|2: Institutional Credit (3 hours)||3|
|COLL 1500 Student Success||3|
|3: Occupational Courses (48 hours)||48|
|COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy||3|
|SOCW 2000 Introduction to Social Work||3|
|SOCW 2010 Introduction/Case Management||3|
|SOCW 2020 Human Behavior and the Social||3|
|SOCW 2030 Interviewing Techniques with I||3|
|SOCW 2040 Behavioral Health||3|
|SOCW 2050 Group Work Intervention||3|
|SOCW 2060 Child & Adolescent Behaviors||3|
|SOCW 2070 Social Policies&Programs/Aging||3|
|SOCW 2080 Social Work Field Practicum I||6|
|SOCW 2090 Social Work Field Practicum Ii||6|
|and three of the following (9 hours)||9|
|SOCW 2100 Leadership & Community Service||3|
|SOCW 2110 Case Management with Families||3|
|SOCW 2120 Multicultural Issues||3|
|SOCW 2150 Domestic and Family Violence||3|
|ELEC-CORE 0001 Core Elective||3|
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The information in this College Catalog and Student Handbook accurately reflects current policies and procedures at the time of publication. Students are admitted to the College under and are subject to the provisions of the SRTC Catalog and Student Handbooks for the term they initially enroll. Students in all programs are admitted under and are subject to the provisions of the College Catalog and Student Handbook and applicable addendums for the term they are admitted to the program at Southern Regional Technical College. If for any reason, a break in enrollment occurs, students must reapply and satisfy the College Catalog and Student Handbook requirements for the term of their re-entry to any program. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Southern Regional Technical College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time.
Southern Regional Technical College. (2018). 2018-2019 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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