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Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Social Work MasterTrack™ Certificate from University of Michigan.


MasterTrack Certificates are portions of Master’s programs that have been split into online modules, so you can earn a high quality university-issued career credential at a breakthrough price in a flexible, interactive format. If you enroll in the program, your coursework will count towards your MasterTrack Certificate.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

What is Social Work?

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 31 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
Definition of Social Work1m
Social Work Ethics and Core Values: Part 13m
Social Work Ethics and Core Values: Part 23m
Social Workers in Action3m
What Skills Make a Social Worker Successful?16m
4 readings
Course Syllabus10m
Ground Rules for Discussion and Engagement5m
Help us learn more about you!10m
Deep Dive of Social Workers in Action40m
3 practice exercises
Linking Core Themes to Micro or Mezzo/Macro Interventions30m
Skills Exercise30m
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Integrated Themes of Social Work

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 46 min), 5 readings, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Cultural Humility10m
Evidence Informed Practice8m
Examples of Evidence Informed Practice5m
Listening In: How Students Think About the Johnny Cases4m
Putting It Together: Perspectives on Practice6m
5 readings
Case Introduction5m
0-6 years old5m
Grade School5m
Middle School and High School5m
Early Adulthood5m
5 practice exercises
0-6 years old: Micro/Mezzo/Macro Analysis15m
Grade School: Micro/Mezzo/Macro Analysis15m
Middle and High School : Micro/Mezzo/Macro Analysis15m
Early Adulthood: Micro/Mezzo/Macro Analysis15m
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

A History of Social Work

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 21 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Exploring the Early History of Social Work in the US: A Brief Overview8m
Exploring Social Work's Contributions2m
Grand Challenges: An Overview59s
Grand Challenges: Examples from Faculty5m
4 readings
Previewing the History of Social Work Timeline5m
Accessible Version of the History of Social Work Timeline15m
History of Social Work Timeline Attributions10m
Current Contributions to Social Work's History: Stories from the Field40m
2 practice exercises
History of Social Work Timeline Confirmation30m
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Privilege, Oppression, Diversity, and Social Justice

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 66 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Defining Privilege, Oppression, Diversity and Social Justice7m
A Look at Positionalities, Identity, Intersectionality and Privilege of Self11m
Privilege, Oppression, Diversity, and Social Justice Discussion: Student Perspectives13m
Other Student Perspectives on Privilege, Oppression, Diversity and Social Justice6m
Faculty Reflect on Their Work with Marginalized Populations10m
Taking Action Using a Privilege, Oppression, Diversity, and Social Justice Perspective8m
Course Conclusion2m
4 readings
Reflecting on Your Positionality20m
Share with a Friend1m
Post-Course Survey10m
What’s Next?1m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz30m

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