May 23, 2018  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SWK 302 - Theory and Practice with Groups and Organizations

Credits: 4
Examines role of groups in organizations, and organizational systems in communities; introduces students to both group and organizational theory and dynamics. Students learn and practice facilitation skills for psychoeducational groups, mutual aid groups, task groups, interagency teams and community meetings. Students learn and practice skills in organizational analysis, strategic planning, program development and evaluation, conflict resolution, collaboration, and leadership development. Includes case studies of high-impact nonprofits, innovations in government, faith-based initiatives, cross-sector partnerships and global social change networks. Synthesizes systems framework with group and organizational theory and practice.

Prerequisite(s): SWK 201 , SWK 202  or permission of instructor.



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