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Gen.Prac.III:Organization & Commun. (SSW 332)

Term: 2013-2014 Academic Year Spring Semester


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Tue-Thu, 11:10 AM - 12:25 PM (1/23/2014 - 5/16/2014) Location: SHU MAURA 327


Establishes both a theoretical and a practical, skills-based foundation for macro level generalist social work practice. Formal organizations and ad hoc community groups within neighborhoods and communities are analyzed, students learn the mediating role of organizations in urban communities, and they focus on macro level concerns including oppression, discrimination, social change efforts, the role of partisan politics, and the uses of power to affect community change. Prerequisite:ÂÂSSW 331.ÂÂA 15-hour service learning component introduces students to macro practice in private human service organizations and in communities.ÂÂOpen only to students who are candidates for BSW degree.