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Psychology / Social Work
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Psychology / Social Work

Stratford's Psychology/Social Work course was designed to introduce students to the field of social work as well as help them gain a deeper understanding of social psychology.

Becoming a social worker usually involves getting a college degree. So, before you spend thousands of dollars on expensive college tuition, let Stratford first help you learn about the detailed work involved in a variety of social work careers.

This interesting and comprehensive course can help you determine if working toward becoming a social worker is something you might enjoy. The straight-forward curriculum could also help you gain knowledge that could be applied in your every day life.
Success in Society: Studies in Human Relations
The Foundations of Human Behavior and Socialization
Social Issues in General
Social Issues in the Workplace
Attitudes That Promote Human Relations Success
Stress and Frustration
Common Errors in Workplace Social Interactions

Social Psychology Part 1
Introduction to Social Psychology
Doing Social Psychology Research
The Social Self
Self-Concept, Self-Esteem and Self-Presentation
Perceiving Persons
Observation, Attribution and Integration
Confirmation Bias
Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination

Social Psychology Part 2
Attitudes
Persuasion by Communication and by Action
Conformity
Compliance and Obedience
Group processes
Cooperation and Competition

Social Psychology Part 3
Attraction and Close Relationships
Helping Others
Aggression
Applying Social Psychology to Law
Applying Social Psychology to Business
Applying Social Psychology to Health

Introduction to Social Work
The Evolution of Social Welfare and Social Work in the United States
Social Work Practice with Individuals, Groups, and Communities
Administration and Research
Mental Health Services
Social Work in Health Care and Schools
Social Security and Public Welfare
Family and Child Welfare Services
Correctional Services
Services for the Aged
Drug Abuse and Social Work
Services with Minorities
Social Work in Rural Areas
Case Management

Becoming a Helper
Are the Helping Professions for You?
Getting the Most from Your Education and Training
Common Concerns of Beginning Helpers
Theory Applied to Practice
The Helping Process
Understanding Diversity
Knowing Your Values
Ethical and Legal Issues Facing Helpers
Managing Boundary Issues
Working in the Community and with Groups
Stress, Burnout, and Self-Care

This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date accounting course textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the accounting course material is presented may vary.
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"This is a very good introductory course for a field of study you might want to pursue."

- Brooks R.

"The textbook was excellent and gave me a great deal to consider about how I work, as well as reformatting my thought processes about setting up my own business helping others."

- Kevin P.

"This program has made me understand more about a variety of behaviors."

- Laura F.