Dec 13, 2018  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SWK 614 Social Work Practice with Groups (3 credits)

Hours: 3 classroom + 0 lab/studio
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MSW program.
Taught: Fall only
Social Work Practice with Groups builds upon the knowledge, skills and values learned in SWK 610 , SWK 611 , and SWK 613 . A major focus of is the development of groups, use of relationships in group work, and group membership skills. Students will become familiar with planning a group, clarifying group purpose, and assessing process and outcome. This course emphasizes a “real-life” approach to learning which will provide students an opportunity to observe a group in the community, as well as facilitating a group in respective student practicum placements. The concepts, theories principles, methods and skills relevant to group work with diverse populations will be explored in this course. This course incorporates content on types of groups, group development, problem- solving and decision making in groups. It also explores the interaction between groups and systems with their external environment.



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