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ScWk 112 - Generalist Practice II - Practice with Groups, Organizations, and Communities - Spring 2014

Time: Wednesdays Noon to 2:45 PM
Location: SH 346
Supplemental URL: https://sjsu.instructure.com

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Catalog Description: Knowledge, values and skills for generalist social work practice with emphasis on groups, organizations and communities. Focus on transactions to optimize social well-being and empowerment of individuals, families, and communities utilizing strengths and transcultural perspectives. 3 units. Open to Social Work Majors only). Course Description: Social Work 112: Generalist Practice II is the third course in the undergraduate social work practice sequence and builds on the concepts introduced in social work 110 and 111 and practice skills learned in social work 140 and 141. This course continues to develop generalist social work practice using a transcultural perspective. The course includes a knowledge base focused on an array of theories and research relevant to generalist social work practice with groups, organizations, and communities. A special focus will be placed on transactions to optimize social well-being and empowerment of individuals, families, and communities using strengths and transcultural perspectives. In addition, emphasis will be placed on populations-at-risk, diversity, social work values and ethics, and the promotion of economic and social justice. (Pre-requisite: ScWk 111, ScWk 141; Co-requisite: ScWk 142)