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Advanced Topics in Macro Social Work

SW799, Section 009

This course presents advanced topics in macro social work practice. The topics may include emerging
macro practice issues and advanced application of specific methods.

Topic Description

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.

Semester: Fall 2011
Instructor: Barry N. Checkoway
Topic: Youth Empowerment
U-M Class #: 28829
Time: Wed Wednesdays November 2, 16 and 30 2011 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 3752 SSWB
Credits: 1 Credit Hours
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