Course: SWRK 601. Advanced Social Work Practice with Urban Families I (3)
Prerequisite: Second year standing; acceptance in the advanced year. This course emphasizes theories, concepts, and skills of social work practice with urban families. The central content of the course is the application of advanced practice skills to prepare professional social workers to be anti-oppressive, socially just agents of change who promote well-being by working with diverse urban communities. Attention is given to practice with special populations who face the social and personal problems of urban community life. Family practice methods are a major focus of the course. This advanced year course concentrates on what is unique about various individuals, couples, and families and how to deal with these unique issues.