Student Resources

Stan State 35th Annual Research Competition

The Stanislaus State Student Research Competition promotes excellence in student research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student scholarship across all disciplines (click here).

Central California Area Social Services Consortium (CCASSC) $1,000 MSW Student Research Stipend Award

Each year MSW Students produce excellent research and other valuable work through the thesis/project requirement necessary for graduation. Commitment to public human services is often evident in the student topics that are selected.

 

CEGE (Center for Excellence in Graduate Education)

Graduate students can make appointments with faculty writing consultants through StanTutor to get feedback and guidance on their writing. Faculty writing coaches provide feedback on organization, clarity, the development and support of ideas, writing style, syntax, and audience. 

 

Student Association Officers 2021 - 2022

Student Association Faculty Advisor: TBA
Shakira Gibson: Finance Facilitator, "Hello, my name is Shakira Gibson. “I the Finance Facilitator with the Master of Social Work Student Association (MSWSA)”.
Rosaura Gonzalez: Co-Facilitator, "I am Rosaura Gonzalez and I am the Co-Facilitator. I am a second year MSW students and is interested in pursuing a career within the aging population. I am excited to start the semester as the Co-Facilitator with my colleagues and I hope that all cohorts feel supported from the MSWSA."
Caity Turner: Co-Facilitator
Louise K. Barros:Event Facilitator, "As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think."
Thalia Castaneda: Communications Facilitator

Program Curriculum Schedules & Resources

Fall 2018 Admission

Two Year Program Schedule.pdf

Three Year Program Schedule.pdf

Fall 2019 & Fall 2020 Admissions

Three Year Program Schedule.pdf

Two Year Program Schedule.pdf

Fall 2021 Admissions

Two Year Program Schedule.pdf

Three Year Program Schedule.pdf


MSW Student Handbook.pdf


Required Courses

SW 5000 - Social Justice in Social Work (3 units)

SW 5001 - Social Welfare Policy and Services for Social Justice I (4 units)

SW 5002 - Social Welfare Policy and Services for Social Justice II (3 units)

SW 5005 - Human Behavior and the Social Environment I (3 units)

SW 5010 - Human Behavior and the Social Environment II (3 units)

SW 5020 - Social Work Research Methods (3 units)

SW 5025 - Current Trends in Social Work Research (3 units)

SW 5030 - Foundation I: Generalist SW Practice Using a Strengths Perspective (3 units)

SW 5031 - Foundation II: Generalist SW Practice Using a Strengths Perspective (3 units)

SW 5032 - Advanced Integrative Practice with Children, Adults, and Families (3 units)

SW 5033 - Advanced Integrative Social Work Practice with Groups

SW 5034 - Advanced Social Work Practice with Communities and Organizations (3 units)

SW 5040 - Field Instruction I (3 units) *must repeat for a total of 6 units

SW 5041 - Field Instruction II (3 units) *must repeat for a total of 6 units

SW 5960 - Graduate Project Advising I (1 unit) and *must repeat for a total of 2 units

SW 5962 - Graduate Project Advising II (1 unit)

 or

SW 5990 - Thesis Advising I (1 unit) and *must repeat for a total of 2 units

SW 5992 - Thesis Advising II (1 unit)

 or

SW 5975 - Culminating Seminar (3 units)

Electives

SW 5011 - Psycho-Social Assessment (3 units)

SW 5012 - Integrated Behavioral Health: Recovery, Resilience, Wellness (3 units)

SW 5013 - Social Work Practice with Death, Grief, and Loss (3 units)

SW 5014 - Law and Ethics in Social Work Practice (3 units)

SW 5016 - Social Work Practice with Trauma Survivors (3 units)

SW 5017 - Social Work in Healthcare (3 units)

SW 5042 - SW Practice w/Children & Adolescents Involved in the Justice System (3 units)

SW 5043 - Advanced Assessment and Intervention in Child Abuse and Neglect (3 units)

SW 5055 - Social Work Practice: Addictions (3 units)

SW 5056 - Cultural Competency for Supervision and Training (1 unit)

 

SW 5058 - Gerontological Social Work (3 units)

SW 5950 - Selected Topics in Social Work (1-5 units)

Topics vary each term

 

SW 5060 - Child Welfare Information Systems (1 unit)

The MSW Program is a sixty (60) unit curriculum, accomplished in either four semesters or six semesters.


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