Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

SOW-110P - Social Work Service Lerning Practicum (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: SOW101; Eligible for ENG100
This course describes how fieldwork and servant leadership is an essential component of professional development for anyone pursuing a career in Social Work. The focus of this course is to provide the student with an introduction to the many aspects of practice within the social work profession, as well as to provide hands-on experience in the community setting. All students will be required to complete 100 hours of service. Students must have three current clearances: FBI Fingerprint Clearance (ACT 114), Pennsylvania State Police Criminal History Clearance (ACT 34) and Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Child Abuse History Clearance (ACT 151). Students must also meet the local requirements of their field or community placement. Agencies are selected on the basis of the quality of their professional practice, their dedication to addressing social work issues and their social work related interest area.

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