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Course Description

This course focuses on the process and dynamics of group work in social work practice. The theoretical underpinnings of group work are explored with an emphasis on skill development. Focus will be on assisting students to identify values and practices in group work that differ across cultures. A variety of group types, phases of group development, techniques, and leadership qualities will be examined. Students will apply concepts of group work in the classroom with opportunities to practice and observe groups.

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SOWK 1010 SOWK1020 SOWK1030 SOWK1040 SOWK1035 SOWK1045