SOCWK 5220 Macro Practice: Community Organization, Planning, and Administration
In this generalist practice course students will be introduced to the administration and planning of social service organizations. Major emphasis upon community and organization assessment; program planning; and evaluation. This practice-oriented course will provide students an opportunity to collaborate in the assessment of a community and to create a project or program to address an identified need.
Prerequisite(s): SOCWK 5000 History of Social Work
In this generalist course students will be introduced to the historical development, mission 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 ethical decision-making frameworks, as well as explore the intersection of their personal and professional values. Students will explore various social work practice roles, and the interaction of these roles with other disciplines.