Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

SWK 665 MSW Social work Practice III; Macro-Practice I(GLA)

3 hours; 3 credits. Third of three foundation courses in social work practice. The social work practice sequence provides an introduction to the basic theory and methods of generalist social work practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. As a preparation for practice in the field, this third course emphasizes practice with organizations, neighborhoods and communities. Change strategies such as social action, legislative policy, citizen participation, advocacy and service development are explored. All case material is studies within the context of the values of the social work profession and the recognition of the importance of cultural diversity. Prerequisite: SWK 650. Corequisite: SWK 754 and SWK 764