2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CSWRK 4102 Principles of Practice: Organizations, Communities, & Systems

Students will gain understanding of macro social work practice and roles.  The course builds upon previously introduced theories and concepts of human behavior, social policy and research methods, and adds theories of advocacy and change to provide an understanding of diverse organizations, communities and systems and their relationship to local, national and global interventions. Students will be introduced to empirically supported models and emerging interventions that address macro level social issues.  Students participate in work groups to learn how to engage, assess, and intervene in communities and organizations through, problem-based learning, critical analysis of a social issue, and an organizational assessment.