Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: SW                                     Course Number: 230                                    
Course Title: Group and Family Dynamics (Mezzo Practice)
Subject: Social Work and Behavioral Sciences
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course provides the social work student a conceptual and theoretical framework for social work generalist practice in diverse settings and with client systems that social workers interact with in various roles. There is emphasis on ethics and values of the profession as they apply to situations with families and groups. Learning methods will include lecture, reading, audiovisual, discussion, role play, group exercise, and written assignment. This course highlights the necessary skills to address the needs of a diverse population, preparing the student to provide social work in agencies that serve people of various socioeconomic, racial, and ethnic backgrounds, gender, age, physical and mental abilities, and others who need social work services.

Prerequisite: SW 231, ENGL 150 and SW 220
Start Date:    01/27/2014                         End Date: