Graduate Course Descriptions

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5301. Essential Theory and Intervention Practice in Community Organization

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: CORG 5300, which may be taken concurrently.

Grading Basis: Graded

Builds on content covered in micro and macro foundations of social work practice and reviews in greater depth community organization history, values and assumptions, Rothman models of organizing, roles of the community social worker, and strategies used by community organizers to bring about change. Promotes in-depth understanding of the various types of communities and enhances skills for community analysis. Essential information for grassroots organizing and community and coalition building is covered. Incorporates content on providing community based services to oppressed population groups, including leadership development and advocacy. Highlights the importance of power theory and dynamics in selecting models and strategies for intervention. The importance of relationship building and attention to process tasks and goal achievement are covered. Required for students in the Community Organization concentration.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2024 12605 Hartford In Person Fisher, Robert 701 Reg Tu 3:30pm‑6:00pm
6/20 SSW 107 3.00 Graded