SW 997 Special Topics, Community Social Work in Action

2 credits

Students participating in this course will assist in the development of a one-stop service center to address unmet needs of frail elders in Erie County. Students will work with members of the Project's Steering Committee and serve as consultants engaging in activities related to community engagement, program design, grant writing, performance measurement, marketing, outreach and policy advocacy over two semesters. Students will learn firsthand what is like to consult with non-profit organizations and local community groups to design and implement a large-scale project.