Tompkins Cortland Community College

HUMS200 - Generalist Social Work Practice Skills


This course is designed to orient students to the knowledge, values, and skills utilized in generalist social work practice. This course utilizes an array of perspectives including ecological, strengths based, and systems perspectives. This course introduces students to ethics, the helping relationship, cultural competency, professional role expectations and phases of practice. Utilizing a problem solving approach, students practice observation, reflective listening, communication, interviewing, and assessment through experiential exercises. Prerequisites: HUMS 105; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. C or better is required for students in Human Services programs. Students cannot apply credit for both HUMS 110 and HUMS 200 toward their degree. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.