Social Work | Generalist Social Work Practice II: Theory and Skills
S433 | 21347 | Byers


P: all junior-level social work courses. C: S400, S472, S482.  Open
only to accepted social work majors. This course provides the
theoretical foundation about community functioning and behavior and
the knowledge and skills of community interventions geared to
mitigate social, political and economic justice and bring social
change. The orientation of this course is primarily based on systems
theory, the ecological and strengths perspectives and concepts of
conflict, power, empowerment, corporate domination, global
interconnections, and advocacy. Within a generalist perspective,
content will be directed to facilitate the analysis of community
approaches and practitionersí roles appropriate to address community
challenges.