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SOCWK 5210 Group Practice

3 hours


In this generalist practice course, students will identify the theoretical underpinnings as well as practical applications of group work as a vehicle for social work. Students will also explore how and why groups function and develop skills and techniques of membership and leadership. Students will role-play group facilitation in order to practice engagement, assessment, planning, intervention, and termination with and on behalf of diverse individuals. Students will develop skills in empathy and self-regulation in order to understand how their personal experiences impact the experience of engagement with group members.

Prerequisite(s): SOCWK 5000 History of Social Work, SOCWK 5100 Privilege and Oppression, SOCWK 5230 Research Informed Practice.