Social Work Clinical Leadership (SWCL)

Courses

SWCL 604A. Integrative Seminar: Academic Practice. 1 Unit.

The first of three seminars focusing on the art and science of social work education, developing a teaching philosophy, instructional teaching methodologies, grading, educational ethics, and student assessment.
Cross-listing: SPOL 604A.

SWCL 604B. Integrative Seminar: Academic Practice. 1 Unit.

The second of three seminars on careers in social work education. Focuses on course subject and curriculum development and participating in social work accreditation.
Cross-listing: SPOL 604B.

SWCL 604C. Integrative Seminar: Academic Practice. 1 Unit.

Third of three seminars on careers in social work education. Examines preparation for career opportunities in social work education, and role of faculty in institutional, school, and program engagement and governance. Discusses scholarship expectations, student advising, and mentoring. Guidance on applying and interviewing for positions.
Cross-listing: SPOL 604C.

SWCL 605. Digital Design: Curriculum and Course Development. 2 Units.

Digital education pedagogy and assessment for designing and implementing effective clinical social work curriculum and courses. Techniques for leading discussions, constructing successful group assignments, and dealing with difficult subjects addressed.

SWCL 615. Comparative Social Work Practice, Evidence-based Practice and Social Justice. 3 Units.

Comparative approach to examining philosophical and historical practice perspectives to address social justice and ecological well-being. Examination of evidence-based, research-informed and promising practices.

SWCL 620. Clinical Interventions I: Advanced Theories and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Interventions. 3 Units.

Examine advanced clinical theories that guide predominate interventions used in behavioral health. Emphasis on understanding foundational underpinnings of cognitive behavioral therapy as basis for interventions related to specific diagnosis and conditions.

SWCL 630. Clinical Interventions II: Emergent Methods for Complex Conditions. 3 Units.

A review and exploration of emergent and cutting-edge clinical intervention methods that address the needs of persons with complex diagnoses, including comorbidity of addictions and/or life-threatening acute and chronic diseases.

SWCL 640. Clinical Interventions III: Trans-modular Methods for Complex Systems. 3 Units.

Innovative trans-modal evidence-based practice applications supporting services for populations with compound needs in hard to service communities and systems. Impact on consumer outcomes and health disparities addressed.

SWCL 650. Neuroscience, Resiliency and Trauma-Focused Global Practice. 3 Units.

Examines neuroscience framework and bio-ecological research that underpin resiliency and trauma-informed methods. Emphasis on identifying intervention models that are ethno-racial adaptive and provide evidence of transformative sustainable results.

SWCL 660. Translational Research, Design and Testing. 2 Units.

Introduces methods used in designing, testing and implementing practice innovation in complex and fast-moving interdisciplinary clinical settings. Emphasizes identifying interdisciplinary champions and sustaining clinical, administrative and research team engagement.
Prerequisite or concurrent*: SPOL 654, SPOL 655; MFTH 601; MFTH 602*.

SWCL 670. Clinical Leadership I. 3 Units.

Knowledge and skills for effective management of clinical systems, supervision, management and evaluation of clinical teams, and educational andragogy.

SWCL 680. Clinical Leadership II. 3 Units.

Examines principles of executive leadership in highly charged and large-scale outcome environments, including role and methods of guiding strategic planning, financial management and judgement, cost/benefit analysis, resource development; and informatics.

SWCL 690. Applied Project I. 1 Unit.

Orientation to the requirements of the applied DSW project. Development of applied project topic and objectives.
Prerequisite or concurrent*: SPOL 654, SPOL 655; MFTH 601*.

SWCL 691. Applied Project II. 2 Units.

Development of the literature review and methodology sections of the project proposal. Prerequisites: SWCL 690.

SWCL 692. Applied Project III. 2 Units.

Completion and successful defense of the Applied DSW Project proposal.

SWCL 693. DSW Project I. 2 Units.

Collect data. Conduct program evaluation, or implement program design as determined by applied DSW project objectives.
Prerequisite: SWCL 690, SWCL 691, SWCL 692.

SWCL 694. DSW Project II. 2 Units.

Analysis of data collected as determined by applied DSW project objectives. Requires draft of publishable paper following standards set forth by relevant refereed journal.
Prerequisite: SWCL 693.

SWCL 695. DSW Project III. 2 Units.

Finalize publishable paper, revise applied DSW project proposal document as needed, and successfully defend applied DSW project.
Prerequisite: SWCL 694.

SWCL 785. Externship I. 2 Units.

Experiential learning designed to advance knowledge and skills in clinical leadership, applied research, social work education, and/or mission-focused learning.
Prerequisite: Completion of Year 1 of DSW Program.

SWCL 786. Externship II. 2 Units.

Experiential learning designed to advance knowledge and skills in clinical leadership, applied research, social work education, and/or mission-focused learning.
Prerequisite: SWCL 785.