SWK 729 - Administration in Urban Agencies

Overview

Department(s)
Social Work
Description
This course contributes to the preparation of professional social workers as leaders in social service agencies in urban communities. It focuses on the knowledge, skills, professional values and ethics necessary for effective administration of public and private social services organizations with the philosophy that well run organizations support quality service delivery and client outcomes. The course content is guided by the need for social service agencies to be responsive to the needs of diverse clients, especially populations-at-risk, and the professional principle of social justice as a guide to administrative decision- making.Course content will include: understanding leadership and mission; understanding organizational development and capacity; designing and structuring service organizations; funding sources; developing and maintaining a diverse staff; understanding the relationship of the organization to the community; program evaluation, analysis and continuous quality improvement; and examining ethical dilemmas.
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring
Academic Career
Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units
3
Maximum Units
3
Academic Progress Units
3
Repeat For Credit
No

Components

Name
Lecture
Hours
3

Requisites

028251

Course Schedule

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