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Undergraduate School of Social Work Courses Open fall 2020

Posted by Tim on August 12, 2020 in Academics, Community Announcements

SW150LEC Social Media in Social Change

(3 cr. hr.) Reg. No. 22694    Remote

Tuesday/Thursday 7:05 pm-8:20pm

Instructor: S. Sacco

Description: This course will familiarize students with social media and social networking as they influence community change. Specifically, students will be introduced to the fundamental terms and concepts of social media and networking, including various interfaces, tools, and platforms that may be leveraged to promote community change and development.

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SW220LEC Introduction to Community

Organizing and Development

(3 cr. hr.) Reg. No. 21475  Remote

Tuesday/Thursday 10am-11:20am  Instructor: M. Lynch

Description: This course provides a general introduction to the history, organizations, strategies, and practice issues related to community organizing and development. Specifically, this course examines different types of community organizing and development approaches including, but not limited to workforce development, neighborhood revitalization, and arts and culture. Current trends and strategies for organizing residents and collaborating with community-based organizations are explored.

SW 225: Perspectives on Child Maltreatment and Advocacy (3 cr. hr.)

M/W, 10:20-11:40 AM (3 cr. hr.) Reg. No. 21448

Instructor: P. Logan-Greene Remote  

This course provides the foundational knowledge to understand and recognize child maltreatment in diverse settings. The course covers the historical and comparative perspectives on child maltreatment, with an emphasis on improving outcomes for children and families. This course is designed for, but not limited to, students who are interested in public health, social work, human services, nursing and other health professions, sociology, psychology, law, and education.