|SW 799-009: Advanced Topics in Macro Social Work - Youth Empowerment|
|Subject:||SW - Social Work|
Checkoway, Barry N.
|Time & Location:||
3752 SSWB Wednesdays November 2, 16 and 30 2011
|Coursetools Site:||Coursetools sites are available only during the term a class is taught.|
|Description:||This course presents advanced topics in macro social work practice. The topics may include emerging<br>macro practice issues and advanced application of specific methods.|
This mini-course examines strategies for empowering young people, with
emphasis on approaches in racially segregated and economically disinvested
areas. It considers core concepts of youth empowerment at the individual,
organizational, and community levels; age-appropriate and
culturally-competent approaches; roles of young people and adult allies;
and perspectives on practice in a diverse democracy. The course will draw
upon best practices from child welfare, youth development, community
service, civic engagement, and political and social action.