SW-216 : Leading Communities, Organizations, and Groups: Theory and Praxis

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Social Work
Subject:
Social Work
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course explores human behavior in groups, organizations, and communities to achieve a theoretical, conceptual, and practical understanding of the workings of the macro social environment. An ecosystems perspective is combined with sociology and group psychology theories that promote a working knowledge of the operation and interrelatedness of macro systems and human behavior. Primary consideration is given to concepts of empowerment, diversity, populations-at-risk, and the promotion of social and economic justice at the local, national, and global levels. 3 credits FULFILLS SKILLS INTEGRATION REQUIREMENT. PREREQUISITES: SW 214 OR PERMISSION FROM THE DEPARTMENT CHAIR.