Social Work

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Graduate Course Details
Number SWK 706
Title Community Practice and Social Change
Credits 3.0
Summer 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
11 1674 5/28/16 - 8/20/16 S 9:00am - 11:40am LAFAYETTE (105) Elise Sinagra
12 1677 5/28/16 - 8/20/16 S 9:00am - 11:40am LAFAYETTE (117) Jonathan Lukens

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.