Course Description for Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities
Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities
Description: In this course, students will learn about the nature of organizations, government, and communities, and how these systems function and change. This course examines how organizational level policies inform social work practice and how practice informs policies, and reviews principles for evaluating and conducting research on organizations and their programs. The course will focus upon the process for policy development, including agenda building, analyzing problems, determining options, writing proposals, implementing policy, and evaluating practice.