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(SOCW 364) Social Work Practice With Families and Groups

Introduction to generalist practice with emphasis on working with groups and families. Focuses on knowledge, skills, and values relevant to social work practice with individuals. Skills lab included. Continuation of generalist practice with families and groups. Focuses on knowledge, skills, ethics, and values relevant to mezzo social work practice. Skills lab included.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites SOCW 362 and Admission to Major
Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Programs -

Course Outcomes

  1. Apply critical thinking skills within the context of professional social work practice with families and small groups.
  2. Practice values and ethics of the Social Work profession and with an understanding of respect for the positive value of diversity.
  3. Understand the forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination and the strategies of change that advance social and economic justice.
  4. Apply the knowledge and skills of generalist Social Work to practice with small groups and families.
  5. Analyze the impact of social policies on client systems, workers, and agencies.
  6. Use communication skills differentially with a variety of families and small groups, colleagues, and community members.