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S W 333 S W 333. Social Work Practice with Groups. 3 Hours.

Restricted to social work majors. Explore group dynamics and effective leadership skills, through social work values and the ethical decision-making process. Discuss both task and treatment groups utilizing an ecosystems developmental framework. Pay special attention to understanding, affirming, and respecting groups with diverse backgrounds, including (but not limited to) race, ethnicity, culture, class, gender, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental ability, age, and national origin. Explore social work group facilitation using empirically-based theories and interventions to achieve client goals. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Social Work 327 with a grade of at least C.