K408 & K409 – Proseminar I & II
These courses are divided into two semesters. The first semester of proseminar focuses on general information relevant to students in all degree programs and is designed to help you with the transition into graduate school. You will be exposed to a general overview of all of Erikson’s master’s degree programs, instructed in research methodology, library strategies, and social science writing necessary for success in graduate school. The second semester of proseminar focuses on specific information relevant for your participation in Erikson’s social work program and your future career as a social worker. You will be exposed to the social work profession, including the Code of Ethics and the core roles and fields of practice within social work; professional standards, organizations, and accrediting bodies, including licensure and liability; Erikson’s social work program, including its core values and guiding principles; and how to be successful as a student and future practitioner through professional use of self and cultivating and practicing personal and workplace self-care.