Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize one’s own emotional and cognitive reactions to a case study.
  2. Define cognition and emotion.
  3. Compare five major theories of cognition (cog-nitive, information processing, social learning, multiple intelligences, moral reasoning) and cog-nitive behavioral intervention theory.
  4. Compare four major categories of theories of emotion (physiological theories, psychological theories, social theories, and social work practice theories).
  5. Recognize how cognitive and emotional characteristics can be involved in cognitive and emo-tional “disorders.”
  6. Compare six perspectives on the self (as soul, as unfolding potentials, as organizing activity, as cognitive structure, as shared sym-bolic experience, and as flow of experience).
  7. Apply knowledge of cognition, emotion, and self to recommend guidelines for social work engage-ment, assessment, intervention, and evaluation.