University of Minnesota Duluth
MyU | Search | People | Departments | Events | News

 Department of Social Work MSW Field Program


Advanced Generalist Curriculum Model


Students should have the opportunity to learn skills at all three levels in Field I & II. Generalist practice skills are emphasized in Field I and advanced generalist practice skills in Field II.


Direct Social Work With Individuals, Groups and Families              

Interviewing                                              Advocating

Interpersonal relations                              Case management

Case assessment/planning                         Brokering

Intervention plan/implementation            Crisis handler

Case evaluation/recording                         Mediating/negotiating

Counseling                                    Teaching         

Therapy Groups  


Social Work With Organizations                  

Agency planning                                 Program evaluation/data analysis

Organizing programs                           Leading/problem-solving

Public Relations                                  Staff support services to committees/Boards

Budgeting                                            Grant writing

                        In-service trainings                              Supervision

                        Fund raising                                        Report writing


Community Social Work Practice      

Community planning                          Grant writing

Community organizing                       Fund raising

Leading/problem-solving                     Community needs assessments

Participating member                          Community data analysis 

                        of task force                                        Community education   

                        Provides staff support                        Advocacy for client groups

services to task force                          Legislative advocacy

                        Report writing/position statements    Social policy research & development

Legislative Action                               Multi-disciplinary teams

Social Work With Task Groups, Governmental & Non-Profit Boards


Revised 5/4/05

© 2015 University of Minnesota Duluth
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
Last modified on 10/29/14 02:42 PM
University of Minnesota Campuses
Crookston | Duluth | Morris
Rochester | Twin Cities | Other Locations