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SWK 501, SWK 502, SWK 503, SWK 504, SWK 505, SWK 506, SWK 507, SWK 508, SWK 509, SWK 510, and SWK 697; or permission of the program; or advanced standing admission. This is part two of a two course series that provides the knowledge, concepts, and fundamental skills needed for beginning level practice in public and private child welfare. This course addresses the developmental and permanence needs of children in the child welfare system. The developmental perspective provides the conceptual underpinnings for the course. The course content is divided into six sections containing the following: 1) introduction to the developmental perspective and the social worker's role in promoting healthy development, 2) the effects of maltreatment on children, 3) child welfare services for children with developmental disabilities, 4) the trauma of separation, 5) placement issues and practices, and 6) permanence through reunification or adoption.