Maricopa Community Colleges  SWU291   19936-19965 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 03/23/93
SWU291 19936-19965 LEC 3 Credit(s) 3 Period(s)
Community Resources
Purpose, structure and delivery system of community welfare agencies. Includes 40 hours of observational experience in local agencies. Prerequisites or Corequisites: SWU102, or SWU271, or permission of the department.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
SWU291   19936-19965 Community Resources
1. Describe and pratice the problem solving process as it relates to social work. (I)
2. Trace the historical roots of the generalist practice, including its foundation and the role in the social work profession. (I)
3. Explain the dynamics of social work ethics and values as it relates to working within a soical service agency. (II)
4. Describe the relationship between self, professional identification, and agency work roles. (II)
5. Describe the referral and brokerage roles of social workers. (II)
6. Define cultural diversity, and relate how social work ethics and value guide professional behavior. (II)
7. Practice skills in listening to and questioning social work professionals from local human service agencies. (III)
8. Explain ways in which social workers are sensitive to human diversity such as ethnic/cultural, gender, age, and sexual orientation. (III)
9. Use the Maricopa County Directory of Human Services to locate various types of services. (III)
10. Identify the roles of case managers in accessing services. (III)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
SWU291   19936-19965 Community Resources
    I. The Generalist Model Review
        A. The Generalist Model
        B. Social Work and Problem Solving
        C. Generalist Model and Social Work Practice
      II. Social Work Ethics
          A. NASW Code of Ethics
          B. Values and Ethics within an Agency
          C. Social Works' Conduct and Comportment
          D. Ethical Responsibilities
          E. Sensitivity to Cultural Diversity
        III. Community Agencies and Services
            A. Social Workers in Community Settings
            B. Basics in the Delivery of Human Services
            C. Case Management
            D. Being Responsive to Diverse of Populations in the Practice of Social Work
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