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Associate Degree (Social Work)

Associate Degree (Social Work)

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  • 1. A Sc (Social Work)
    UWI Open Campus
  • 2. Presentation
    Introductions
    UWI Open Campus
    The programme
    Scope
    The courses
    Who is it for?
    What you need to apply?
    How to apply
    Questions
  • 3. UWI Open CAMPUS
  • 4. UWI Open Campus
    Located next to Truman Bodden Sports complex
    Cayman is contributing territory
    Widely recognised and accepted
    Accessible programmes
    Many Caribbean leaders are UWI Graduates
  • 5. Programme
  • 6. The programme
    This programme is designed to provide training for social work assistants to prepare them for work in agencies and communities and to provide appropriate support to social workers.
    The courses address the theory and practice of social work and human needs and behaviours.
  • 7. The programme
    Graduates will be able to serve in para-professional positions and advance organizational goals.
    Graduates who meet minimum GPA requirements will be eligible for entry to Level 2 of the relevant BSc programme at UWI.
  • 8. Scope
    The Associate of Science degree in Social Work (ASc SOWK) comprises 60 credits, equivalent to 20 semester courses.
    The ASc SOWK delivers 30 Level 1 credits appropriate for exemption towards the BSc and graduates of the ASc in Social Work with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 are eligible for direct entry to Level 2 of the corresponding BSc programme.
    The Associate of Science degree is designed both as a terminal qualification and for further academic study
  • 9. The programme
    Academic Preparation (2 courses)
    Orientation to on-line learning
    Improve Your Math Skills
    General Education (5 courses)
    Introduction to Computers
    Caribbean Civilization
    English for Academic purposes
    Introduction to Statistics
    Introduction to Spanish
    Core (15 courses)
    Electives (1 course)
  • 10. Core Courses
    Principles and Practice of Social Work I
    Principle and Practice of Social Work II
    Human Growth and Development
    Human behaviour and the Social Environment
    Introduction to Sociology
    Introduction to Social Research
    Administrative Principles and Practices
    Introduction to Social Work
    Theory and Practice of Social Work
    Ethics for the Human Services
    Caribbean Political Economy
    Introduction to Caribbean Social Policy
    Introduction to Psychology
    Social Work Practicum
  • 11. Advantages
    Academic preparation 2 courses
    20 courses
    US $300/course
    Part-time Evening schedule
    Courses 13 x 3 = 39 hours
    Mixed mode: On-line and face-to-face
    Job relevant
    Laddering into level 2 courses (UWI)
  • 12. Who is it for?
    The A Sc Social Work programme is specifically designed for persons wishing to develop social work skills in order to contribute to resolving problems in their local communities and persons interested in building their qualifications towards a professional qualification in social work.
  • 13. MATRICULATION
  • 14. Applicants
    Applicants should meet lower level matriculation requirements which include:
    Holders of five (5) CXC or GCE ‘O’ Level passes or equivalent, not necessarily obtained at the same sitting, as follows:
    (i) English (A), and (ii) Mathematics or a foreign language, or an approved science (not Health Science), or additional Mathematics or Geography (iii) Three (3) other approved subjects not already counted above.
  • 15. Applicants
    2. Persons over the age of 21 on the basis of their overall academic and professional attainments.
    3. Holders of the approved certificates from the School of Continuing Studies, UWI with an acceptable pass in English Language
    In addition applicants should have a minimum of three years experience in the social service sector as staff or volunteer.
  • 16. SCHEDULE
  • 17. Year 1
  • 18. Year 2
  • 19. Year 3
  • 20. materials
  • 21. Materials and Support
    Books
    On-line materials
    CDs
    Course Coordinator
    E-tutors
  • 22. APPLICATION
  • 23. University Website
  • 24. Pre-U Programmes
  • 25. apply.open.uwi.edu
  • 26. CONTACT INFORMATION
  • 27. CONTACT INFORMATION
    Office: Orlando Desdunes 946-8322
    Head: Robert Geofroy 949-2275
    e-mail: cayman@open.uwi.edu
    Website: www.open.uwi.edu
  • 28. Questions

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