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SWK 660 MSW Social Work Practice II: Social Work Practice with Groups
3 credits; 3 hours
The second of three foundation courses in social work practice that provide an introduction to the basic theory and methods of social work practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. As a preparation for practice in the field, this second course emphasizes the development of group work skills and analyses, focusing on the use of self, communication techniques, and the problem-solving process in groups varying from those intended to provide supportive counseling to those designed to meet social action goals All case material is studied within the context of the values of the social work profession and the recognition of the importance of cultural diversity and other differences among those served. A grade of B or better is required in this course.
Prerequisite: SWK 650
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