Prerequisites:SWK 530 and SWK 560.
This course introduces macro practice concepts to the clinical social work student. The focus is on the exploration of leadership, administrative, planning, and community roles in social work practice. SWK 570 emphasizes the use of generalist skills in macro practice. The application of practice skills in problem identification and definition, assessment, data collection, planning, implementation, and evaluation are applied to macro intervention throughout the coursework. The course illustrates the relationship between, and the integration of, micro, mezzo, and macro skills, and continues the emphasis on ethical decision making and issues of diversity in social work practice. Various social work roles including that of advocate, activist, broker, and case manager will be explored.