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SW 634. Advanced General Practice with Communities and Organizations

Credits: 3
Department: Social Work
Description: Social work theories and their application to social work practice in communities and organizations.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe theories of community change and the dynamics of changing communities.
2. Describe how to access communities, their resources, and create effective community change.
3. Explain the power structure of communities and the effect power has on diversity in communities.
4. Analyze the impact of diversity in changing communities.
5. Utilize strategies and interventions for promoting social justice, social change and social policy, in communities and organizations.
6. Apply social work ethics and values when working with communities and organizations.
7. Distinguish between dominant organizational theories, and identify effective ways for working within each organizational structure.
8. Explain different organizational leadership theories and develop leadership styles.

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