SW 631 :: Social Work Practice in Communities and Organizations
Spring 2013 @UH Manoa Outreach

CRN: 3401
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Theresa Kreif
kreif@hawaii.edu
808-956-6120 (Ph)
808-956-5964 (Fax)
Instructional Mode: ITV (HITS)
Dates: 01/07/2013 - 04/29/2013
Schedule:
M
7:00pm- 9:45pm
Origination Site: UH Manoa
Receive Sites:Kauai CC, UH Center at West Hawaii (Kona), UH Hilo, UH Maui College (Kahului), UHMC Hana Education Center
Course Restrictions: Open to MSW DE program cohorts
Course Prerequisites: Pre: SW 606, graduate standing, and consent
Course Description: Community conceptualization; organized roles of developer, enabler, broker, mediator, and advocate; diagnostic and problem-solving technology; the special characteristics of the social worker as community organizer; matrix of structural objectives; sources and use of power; how to build an organization; and interorganizational negotiation.
Textbooks: Books may be purchased at the UHM bookstore or ordered online at http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/manoa/home.aspx. If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS
Technical Requirements: This interactive video (ITV) course is delivered using the UH Hawaii Interactive Television Service 3 (HITS3). It allows students to attend the course at on SPECIFIC DAYS/TIME and CAMPUS other than the campus where the instructor originates the course. Therefore, distance learners must attend each class session at the SPECIFIC DAYS/TIME and SPECIFIC CAMPUS listed above.

Course also includes an online component. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access and a UH email account. For more information in regards to obtaining a UH email account please go to the following website: http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/563
Additional Notes: ITV Student Brochure
http://www.hawaii.edu/dl/student/resources/itvstudentbrochure/
Updated: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 18:09:31