2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog
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SWRK 5004 - Organization and Community Social Work

3 Credits (Minimum) 3 Credits (Maximum)

Presents the history and development of community and administrative practice in social work. Surveys theory and builds skills in many roles associated with community and administrative practice. Emphasis is placed on the structure and culture of communities, engaging with a community organization to build relationships, designing programs in response to community needs, and evaluating the effectiveness of programs. In addition, issues of diverse dimensions [e.g., ability, age, class, color, culture, ethnicity, family structure, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion or spirituality, sex, and sexual orientation] will be emphasized throughout, with special focus on culturally sensitive practice (i.e., multicultural community organizing, culturally sensitive management practices, culturally sensitive analyses of policy proposals and their impact, and culturally sensitive research practices). Prer., Graduate Social Work students only.



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