Courses and Programs

Social Work for Spring 2019

SCWK6014
Leadership In Social Policy and Programs


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 88122
Instructor(s): Boyle, Shirley


Description
This course focuses on frameworks to develop, analyze and evaluate social policies and programs. The course prepares students to demonstrate the knowledge and skills expected within the context of professional judgements, and competent professional action in evaluating social policies and social programs. The conceptual base is interdisciplinary with particular attention to the research skills in the evaluation of policies and programs consistent within the social work traditions in community, private, and governmental and not for profit sectors.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

SCWK6314
Perspectives With Diverse Communities (Institute Component)


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 89445
Instructor(s): Mullings, Delores


Description
This course is designed to provide students with a critical understanding and appreciation for community social work practice. Fundamental to this understanding is community social work practice with Aboriginal and diverse populations and communities in terms of micro and macro community intervention skill application, capacity-building, leadership, participatory action and social action research methodologies, anti-oppressive practice, and ecological and social justice perspectives. The course explores the many dimensions of community social work within a framework of inquiry that encompasses understanding communities and neighbourhoods; relevant ideological foundations, theories, and concepts; practice principles; tensions and dilemmas in practice; integration of individual and community work; contemporary challenges; power; politics and conflict in communities; and community social work as it relates to urban, rural, remote, northern, and Aboriginal communities.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

SCWK6315
Perspectives with Groups (Institute Component)


Offered during Spring Session
CRN: 88342
Instructor(s): McConnell, Sheri


Description
This course focuses on a range of selected theories, concepts, and practices that may be applied in advanced social work practice with groups and teams. The main focus will be informed development of group programs and advanced practices in the interest of personal and social change and meeting community needs, including groups in clinical and interprofessional practice. Students will enhance their clinical skills with groups to enable personal and social change and to promote social justice and reduce oppression, as well as to learn to take leadership in interprofessional teamwork, and to apply group methods in applied research. Also students will be encouraged to pursue individualized teaching and learning goals with respect to content expertise that will enable them to assume group-team leadership responsibilities.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

Contact

Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000