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Refugee Services (REFUGEE) Courses

Upper Division

REFUGEE 407 (SOCWRK 407) PRINCIPLES OF REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT (3-0-3)(F/S). Explores the resettlement process in the United States. Provides knowledge and skills needed to assist in the resettlement experience of refugees. Examination of personal values and beliefs and their impacts on practice are integral. May be taken for REFUGEE or SOCWRK credit, but not both. PREREQ: Admission to BSW candidacy or PERM/INST.

REFUGEE 408 (SOCWRK 408) WORKING WITH REFUGEES ACROSS CULTURES (3-0-3)(F/S). Provides a framework and skills practice for effective and competent cross-cultural practice with refugees in the human services. May be taken for REFUGEE or SOCWRK credit, but not both. PREREQ: Admission to BSW candidacy or PERM/INST.

REFUGEE 409 (SOCWRK 409) CASE MANAGEMENT WITH REFUGEES (3-0-3)(S). Case management knowledge and skills as applied in refugee serving agencies such as refugee resettlement, health settings and mental health agencies. May be taken for REFUGEE or SOCWRK credit, but not both. PRE/COREQ: REFUGEE/SOCWRK 407, REFUGEE/SOCWRK 408.

REFUGEE 410 (SOCWRK 410) INTRODUCTION TO REFUGEE PROGRAM SUPERVISION AND MANAGEMENT (3-0-3)(S). Explores a variety of programs serving refugees including the statutory foundation for programs, financing, grant writing, and budget management. Prepares students with the knowledge and skills required for supervising staff and volunteers. May be taken for REFUGEE or SOCWRK credit, but not both. PRE/COREQ: REFUGEE/SOCWRK 407, REFUGEE/SOCWRK 408.

REFUGEE 411 (SOCWRK 411) ADVANCED REFUGEE MACRO PRACTICE (3-0-3)(F). Covers the current policy issues related to refugee resettlement; follows any legislation related to refugees that is in process at the federal and state levels; and teaches strategies for effective community change and advocacy. May be taken for REFUGEE or SOCWRK credit, but not both. PRE/COREQ: REFUGEE/SOCWRK 407, REFUGEE/SOCWRK 408.

REFUGEE 412 (SOCWRK 412) MACRO PRACTICE CAPSTONE CLASS (3-0-3)(S). A service or research project is selected and implemented that will address a need related to refugees. May be taken for REFUGEE or SOCWRK credit, but not both. PRE/COREQ: REFUGEE/SOCWRK 407, REFUGEE/SOCWRK 408, and REFUGEE/SOCWRK 409 or REFUGEE/SOCWRK 410 or REFUGEE/SOCWRK 411.