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Summary of Changes Made in This Calendar - Social Work Practice with Groups

Social Work 4217 Social Work Practice with Groups
As social work professionals, most social workers will lead, participate, develop or refer to group services at some time in their career. Builds on the skills developed in Social Work 3215, 3315, or 4407. Focuses on skills required to propose, formulate, assess, deliver and evaluate a variety of groups and the clinical and/or community level. Exposes students to the basic issues and key concepts of group dynamics, process, intervention, theory, application and evaluation. The interaction between individual psychological processes and group dynamics will be discussed. Further, students will learn about various types of therapeutic groups for a wide variety of populations that have unique developmental and counseling needs.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 0-3; or 0-3
Notes: May only be taken by students enroled in the 3rd or 4th year of the Social Work program or students in the One Year Social Work program.
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences