HOPE SWK 401 - SYLLABUS (13 pages)

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School:
Hope College
Course:
Swk 401 - Social Interventions III

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SYLLABUS SOCIAL INTERVENTIONS III FALL 2009 Dr Deb Sturtevant VanZoeren office 267 395 7916 work Office Hours Wednesdays 1 00pm 4 00 pm COURSE DESCRIPTION This course a third course in a series of intervention courses examines the types of human service organizations within the community and examine the political and social context in which community organizing takes place in contemporary society This course will continue to focus on the stages and processes utilized in generalist social work practice through a problem solving approach Particular issues in practice with macro systems communities and institutions will be examined in the course Throughout the course special attention will be paid to understanding issues of human diversity and social work values This course is designed to introduce the student to social work macro practice We will learn about community by exploring our own communities and the college community We will also consider organizing as a means of bringing people together to meet their own needs utilizing a problem solving framework for intervention Finally we examine community organizations and the role of the social worker in developing and maintaining them This course is for senior level social work majors INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS The course method will include lectures discussions movies guest speakers and a field trip The course will be practice oriented and requires active participation by the student for successful completion EVALUATION Grant PPT Exams 25 25 25 each Prior permission must be received by the instructor for turning in late assignments This syllabus is subject to change at the discretion of the instructor Attendance and classroom participation will be considered in the final grade AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT Any student whose disability falls within ADA guidelines should inform the instructor at the beginning of the semester of any special accommodations or equipment needs necessary to complete the requirements for this



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