Jun 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HSRV 230 - Community Org & Advocacy (3)

This course will develop an understanding of the history and values of community resources designed to meet the needs of at-risk populations. Students will learn key principles, strategies, and hands-on skills frequently used in human service advocacy. This course will explore ways through which groups advocate for themselves and help build organizations and develop communities. The course highlights strategies used in advocacy, and the challenges and dilemmas organizers face in the field. Emphasis will be on agency, legislative, legal and community advocacy. The course will connect students with local social service agencies/organizations and provide them with information about making appropriate referrals for services.

Prerequisite(s): HSRV 101 - Intro to Social Work & HSRV (3)