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Advanced Topics in Micro and Macro Social Work

SW796, Section 005

This course presents advanced topics in both micro and macro social work practice.  The topics may include emerging cross-cutting practice methods, advanced application of methods covered in other required methods courses, and applications of methods in specific populations.

Topic Description / Additional Information

This mini-course will examine the historical context of how geography or “place” and poverty mutually reinforce each other through policy mechanisms such as housing covenants (white flight), tax policy (e.g., educational system differences), and shifts in employment opportunity in urban vs. suburban areas. We will examine these issues through the specific lens of race and class, as they have emerged to influence and perpetuate inequality in Flint and Detroit specifically.

Semester: Winter 2018
Instructors: Shawna J. Lee, Trina R. Shanks
Topic: Poverty & Place: Case Studies of Detroit and Flint
U-M Class #: 32552
Time: Tue Tuesdays January 23, 30, and February 6, 13, 20, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: B770 SSWB
Credits: 1 Credit Hours

Other SW796 Offerings

* The course listings below are provided for reference only. These offerings may be subject to change or cancellation.

Term Section Days Time  
Winter 2019 001 Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM View Course
Winter 2019 002 Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM View Course
Winter 2019 004 Detail 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM View Course

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