This is an introductory course in the administration and planning of social service organizations. Major emphasis is placed upon community organization, legislative analysis, management skills, program planning, and program evaluation. This is a practice-oriented course including simulations, community and agency-based experiences, in-class projects, and personal introspection.
Prerequisite(s): SOCWK 5000 History Of Social Work
In this generalist practice course, students will be introduced to the historical development and current state of the field of social work. Students will identify the impact of social problems on individuals, families, and/or communities. In preparation for the Generalist Field Practicum Placement, students will be introduced to the professional social work code of ethics and social work practice roles and values crucial in real practice situations.