2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 09, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SWRK 609 - Advanced Social Work Practice with Groups


Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

This course teaches advanced skills for effective practice with groups, including diverse and at-risk populations, emphasizing multidimensional assessment, models of group process and intervention theories, evaluation, and values/ ethics. Students develop their roles as group leaders and facilitators in culturally responsive ways for a variety of special work settings, emphasizing a strengths perspective and social justice. This course examines three fundamental areas related to group social work: 1) group processes and practice techniques, 2) special considerations in working with specific populations, and 3) differing group treatment modalities based on theoretical perspectives.
Prerequisite: Prerequisite is successful completion of MSW foundation curriculum.


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