This course lays the theoretical groundwork for social work practice with individuals, families, small groups and communities. It provides the conceptual framework for the analysis of individuals, families, and groups using systems, development, cultural, and interactional frameworks in considering healthly and problematic functioning. Additionally, this course emphasizes the organizational and institutional responsiveness to the needs of minority groups and other oppressed populations. Prerequisite: SOCW 2361. Co-requisites: SOCW 3305, SOCW 3301, and SOCW 3341.