Aurora University Class Schedules - - SWK (Social Work)

CRS RIDCODETITLELOCATIONCREDITSSTART/END/BLDG/RM/ACT/TIME*INSTRUCTORCOMMENTS
30849SWK 3880 01T/S:Int Children's RightsStudy Abroad3.0005/07/12 05/19/12 TBA TBA TRV MTWTHFS TBAJeff Bulanda PRE-REQS: None Description: This course will provide students with a hands-on experience in understanding children's rights in an international context. Prior to leaving for Mandeville, Jamaica, students will gain a solid understanding of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and an introduction to the human rights field. The students will have the opportunity to make a contribution to children's rights by providing service to local child care centers in Jamaica; in this context, students will be working at their sites Monday-Friday for six-eight hours a day which are established with Projects Abroad. The students will meet with social workers in Jamaica and learn how they try to uphold the children?s participation, survival, developmental, and protection rights. Students will be treated as interns and have the opportunity to work directly with children at the community center, after school programs, etc. Students will be staying with host families in the Mandeville, Jamaica area. Recreational activities will be planned on the weekends. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Course Dates/Times: On-campus class meetings May 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in addition to meetings during the spring semester. Trip dates: May 7-19, 2012 Trip costs: $3265 to include airfare, board and lodging, ground transportation and weekend trips in addition to tuition of $1425. A $500 non-refundable trip deposit is due at the time of registration. Trip registration and deposit must be submitted by December 1, 2011 for travel confirmation. An additional payment of $1500 is due by January 9, 2012 and the balance of the trip costs ($1270) will be due by February 1, 2012 and is not refundable after this date. Participants must bring a valid passport and provide proof of all necessary inoculations to instructor by March 1, 2012. In addition to the trip costs, tuition charges are $1425 which will be due April 9, 2012.
32310SWK 5810 01ST: StatisticsGeorge Williams-Lake Geneva Cp1.0005/07/12 05/26/12 WINP 103 LEC F 06:00PM 10:00PMDonette Considine PRE-REQS: None Prerequisites: MSW students. This course will include both in-class sessions and blended learning which will begin on May 7, 2012. Class will meet in Winston Paul 103.
32112SWK 6810 02ST:Cnslg Theories in SW PractAurora - Main Campus3.0005/07/12 05/26/12 ALUM 132 LEC TWTH 01:00PM 05:00PMRobert Castillo PRE-REQS: None Prerequisites: MSW student or consent of instructor. Description: This course will explore some of the major psychotherapy techniques often used in individual therapy. These techniques will include but not be limited to: Adlerian, Client Centered (Rogerian), Cognitive-Behavioral, Gestalt, Psychodynamic, and Narrative Therapy. Students will explore these methods from a social work perspective. In addition to theory based, this class will be experiential and interactive in nature. Discussions on "where to start", "how to end" and what goes on in between will be part of this course. This course will also be helpful for students taking either the CADC, LSW or LCSW exam.
32311SWK 6810 04ST: Psychopathology in FilmGeorge Williams-Lake Geneva Cp3.0005/07/12 05/26/12 WINP 101 LEC F 06:00PM 10:00PM
05/07/12 05/26/12 WINP 101 LEC S 09:00AM 01:00PM
Rachel Dunn PRE-REQS: None Prerequisites: MSW students. This course will include both in-class sessions and blended learning which will begin on May 7, 2012. Class will meet in Winston Paul 101.
30850SWK 6880 01T/S: Int Children's RightsStudy Abroad3.0005/07/12 05/19/12 TBA TBA TRV MTWTHFS TBAJeff Bulanda PRE-REQS: None Description: This course will provide students with a hands-on experience in understanding children's rights in an international context. Prior to leaving for Mandeville, Jamaica, students will gain a solid understanding of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and an introduction to the human rights field. The students will have the opportunity to make a contribution to children's rights by providing service to local child care centers in Jamaica; in this context, students will be working at their sites Monday-Friday for six-eight hours a day which are established with Projects Abroad. The students will meet with social workers in Jamaica and learn how they try to uphold the children?s participation, survival, developmental, and protection rights. Students will be treated as interns and have the opportunity to work directly with children at the community center, after school programs, etc. Students will be staying with host families in the Mandeville, Jamaica area. Recreational activities will be planned on the weekends. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Course Dates/Times: On-campus class meetings May 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in addition to meetings during the spring semester. Trip dates: May 7-19, 2012 Trip costs: $3265 to include airfare, board and lodging, ground transportation and weekend trips in addition to graduate tuition of $1695. A $500 non-refundable trip deposit is due at the time of registration. Trip registration and deposit must be submitted by December 1, 2011 for travel confirmation. An additional payment of $1500 is due by January 9, 2012 and the balance of the trip costs ($1270) will be due by February 1, 2012 and is not refundable after this date. Participants must bring a valid passport and provide proof of all necessary inoculations to instructor by March 1, 2012. In addition to the trip costs, graduate tuition charges are $1695 which will be due April 9, 2012.

* The indicated start and end times refer to the general time frame in which the course is offered (most often a standard term). The actual first or last class for a particular course may not occur on the date indicated.

November 06, 2012