T7103 Advocacy in Social Work Practice: Changing Organizations and Communities, Influencing Social Policies and Political Processes

3 credits. Prerequisites: T7100, T6801. Students will learn to (1) critically analyze and assess organizations, communities, social policies and political systems; (2) develop interventions, advocate for, and work collaboratively to achieve change and build capacity in organizations and communities and to influence social policies and political processes, and (3) extend their understanding of distributive justice, human and civil rights and the dynamics of oppression, and the role of advocacy and social change action in pursuing social and economic justice. (Must be taken concurrently with T6010 Practicum Learning and T7102, or T6011 Reduced Residency Seminar. RRP students may request an exception to take this course in the Summer,when not enrolled in T6011.)