Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5373. Leadership Development in Anti-Violence Work: The Susan Schechter Social Action Seminar

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to students in both the MSW program and the STEP program.

Grading Basis: Graded

Collaboratively sponsored by Futures Without Violence, The Susan Schechter Leadership Development Fellowship and University of Connecticut School of Social Work, this interdisciplinary seminar will give students a structure for developing their analytic and social action abilities in the area of violence against women, children and in families. Study of the movement to end violence against these popu-lations and its connections to other social change movements, such as civil rights and GLBT rights will be examined. The leadership approach demonstrated in the course is based on the work of Susan Schechter, an academic, activist, practitioner and writer.

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