SOWK 371E - Social Work with Selected Populations: Social Gerontology

  • 3 credits

Application of practice processes with selected populations.


HDFS 101 (Individual and Family Development).

Textbooks and Materials

Specific textbook information will be emailed to enrolled students two weeks prior to the start of class. Students should have all required texts/materials by the start of class. Books can be purchased through, the CSU Bookstore, or a bookstore of choice.


Malcolm E. Scott
Malcolm E. Scott

(970) 491-5818 |

Dr. Malcolm E. Scott, Assistant Professor, joined the Colorado State University School of Social Work faculty in the spring of 2006. Dr. Scott received his PhD in Education and Human Resource Studies in 2005 (Interdisciplinary - Education/Social Work), and his MSW from Colorado State in 2001, and a BSW degree from Southern University (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) in 1999.

Dr. Scott has been employed in many settings within the University and has worked in the areas of youth and community research, diversity and cultural competence, and organizational culture and development. He is currently the associate director of the Public Achievement for Community Transformation Program, and is director of the Human Services Assessment Project.

Dr. Scott has worked as a trainer for the Department of Health and Human Services, developing strategies for serving families with co-occurring needs. He has addressed health and wellness issues, as well as issues of diversity with the Colorado State Patrol, training their training officers.

Dr. Scott has received training in early child care, and is a licensed early child care provider in the state of Colorado. Most recently, he has been engaged in the development of a model for understanding and addressing diversity and inclusion in the classroom. He is involved in training and work in the areas of curriculum development, service-learning, and college and university-wide strategies for recruitment and retention of diverse faculty, staff, and students as well.

Dr. Scott's dissertation proposed an environmental-structural framework for addressing barriers and supports that impact African-Americans seeking advanced social work education.