Chamberlain University seeks to welcome Online Part-Time Professors to teach in our Master of Social Work program. The Master of Social Work degree program is aimed at developing and empowering students to be agents of social change in their communities and throughout the world.
We build long-term relationships with superior educators who have high professional standards, excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and a commitment to providing the finest in practitioner-focused education. From the convenience of your home or office, you can make a valuable contribution to the success of students preparing to enter and advance in their career field.
The typical course of instruction may include:
MSW-502: Social Work Principles and Foundations
This is a foundational course designed to introduce students to the social work profession and to introduce knowledge necessary for generalist social work practice. During the process of exploring the history of social work practice, this course is designed to increase students’ self-awareness, assertiveness, understanding of social work values and ethics, critical thinking ability in social work practice, promotion of social and economic justice, and appreciation for diversity. The course will emphasize a strengths perspective to the problem-solving process of empowering vulnerable persons, groups and communities to address their needs. Students will also explore current issues and directions for the profession, and the requirements and challenges of being a professional social worker.
MSW-503: Social Work Theories and Practice Techniques
This is a foundational course designed to provide students with an overview of theories as they relate to social work practice. In addition to gaining in-depth knowledge of Motivational Interviewing (MI), students will also explore additional theoretical constructs and applications of various approaches to working with clients, groups, and organizations. The main focus of this course is to teach students the basic tenets of MI and other theoretical modalities, with the goal of teaching students the importance of choosing appropriate treatment techniques and modalities that are compatible with the client system’s cultural and ethnic background. Students should be able to integrate multiple sources of knowledge and models to interview, assess, and respond empathetically when working with individuals, families, and groups.
MSW-504: Human Behavior in the Social Environment I
This course is one of two required to complete the human behavior series. This course provides a foundation for social work practice through an understanding of the major theories of individual and family functioning that encompasses biophysical, cognitive, emotional, social and spiritual dimensions. During this course, students will focus on the roles that culture and cultural identity play in human development within the context of diverse environmental factors. Students will learn the central concepts of theories that provide the basis for many assessment and intervention tools used in social work practice with individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations.
MSW-505: Direct Practice I (Individuals and Families)
This course is one of two courses required to complete the direct practice series. This foundational course provides the basic knowledge and skills for MSW-512: Direct Practice II curriculum. Using a generalist practice perspective, this course introduces students to the basic principles of Motivational Interviewing (MI) and how it is applied to individuals and families. Essential values, concepts, and ethical considerations as they pertain to generalist social work practice are explored. Students will complete a three-day on-ground immersion experience at a designated location during this course.
The successful professor will:
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