Social Work

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Graduate Course Details
Number SWK 706
Title Community Practice and Social Change
Credits 3.0
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
S1 3039 1/17/17 - 5/8/17 T 9:25am - 12:05pm LAFAYETTE (104) Mary Thomas
S2 3040 1/17/17 - 5/8/17 T 1:40pm - 4:20pm LAFAYETTE (104) Jonathan Lukens
S3 3041 1/17/17 - 5/8/17 T 6:00pm - 8:40pm LAFAYETTE (103) Heather McClain
S4 3042 1/18/17 - 5/8/17 W 6:00pm - 8:40pm LAFAYETTE (117) Monica Leisey
S5 3043 1/21/17 - 5/8/17 S 9:00am - 11:40am LAFAYETTE (102) Julie DeFilippo
S6 3044 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

Description

This course is designed to build on generalist practice themes focused on in SWK 705. It presents an examination and application of the role of the social worker engaged in social change through community organization and planning. The problem-solving model of social work practice is applied to the assessment and intervention challenges on the community level with particular attention to issues of diversity and the realization of client and citizen empowerment. Prerequisite: SWK 705.