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Clinical Practice with Groups
Credits: 3 cr.
This theory-based course develops knowledge and skill for the application of research-informed models of clinical social work with groups.
It focuses on the therapeutic factors in group process and the tasks and skills of the clinical social worker in composing groups, facilitating group process on behalf of members, and the skills and techniques for responding to group members’ special needs.
Special emphasis is placed on cultural and gender-sensitive application of the practice models promoting empowerment processes in groups and their application with special populations at risk. Attention is also given to integrating research in the practice of clinical social work with groups.