In the present moment, the centrality of the criminal justice in how our society approaches substance use and abuse is under renewed scrutiny. Students will independently read and watch videos assigned by the instructor and address in a critical and reflective manner on how social work practice with people who use drugs would be different in a world where drug use was not criminalized.
This exercise guides students through reading and outlining an empirical journal article. It reviews the basic structure of empirical journal articles and prompts students to take detailed notes of each article as they read.
This exercise guides students through how to outline a non-empirical (theoretical, philosophical, practical) journal article. Students are prompted to take detailed notes as they read within a structured format.
This folder contains a prompt for a research proposal, scaffolded exercises to create a proposal over the course of a semester, and exemplars from a student who completed the assignments well.
Content warning: suicide, LGBTQ oppression, depression.
This is a test module for the Social Work Distance Education conference. The materials are drawn from the open textbook Critical Inquiry in Social Work, adapted by Matt DeCarlo. This book was adapted from Principles of Sociological Inquiry – Qualitative and Quantitative Methods by Susan Blackstone.