Content with Disciplines : Social Services

Ethical Global Engagement: Comhlámh, Reciprocal Public Benefit, & Fair Trade Learning – March 2 WEBINAR

Join us on Wednesday, March 2, at noon EST, for an engaging discussion of ethics in international volunteering and global service-learning. Three individuals representing practice, standards, and scholarship supporting ethical approaches to international volunteering, global service-learning, and global community engagement partnerships will convene to briefly share the approaches they represent. They will then engage in questions and conversation with one another and webinar participants. The webinar is designed to be exploratory and discursive rather than strictly instructive in terms of one particular standards approach. It is recommended for intermediate and advanced scholars and practitioners involved with study abroad, service-learning, community…

Psychiatric Nursing SL Course

Catalog Course Description: This course will focus on primary, secondary, and tertiary care of patients across the lifespan with psychopathology and/or psychosocial integrity variances. Students will incorporate a holistic perspective in planning individualized care for patients in an acute behavioral health care unit and in the community. Experiential learning will take place in an acute care clinical setting and in a community setting. Pre-requisites: NUR383, NUR 385, and NUR387. Spring semester. Course Outcomes: American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Expected Student Learning Outcome (ESLO) Institutional Student learning Outcomes (ISLO) See below for the full syllabus: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing SL Course…

Service Learning in Social and Health Issues in Public Schools and Community Education

Course Description Based on the themes of critical reading, logical thinking, effective communication, and service learning, this colloquium will explore social and health issues in public school and community settings. The goal of participation in this colloquium is to assist first-year students in becoming engaged in the intellectual life of the university and to be involved in service learning projects held in after school programs, in school classrooms, and community settings. This course will help connect students to the community to promote better social and health education in the community, help students see their role in service now and in…

HIV/AIDS and Its Biological and Social Impact

PHILOSOPHY OF GENERAL EDUCATION A complex array of forces continually transforms our world. Marygrove’s general education program engages these forces, providing opportunities to examine them from different disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. Our objective is not only to disseminate information about forces that shape our world but also to intensify our critical thinking about them. At Marygrove we try to make certain that all the courses you take will help you develop skills that can be put to use in your professional and personal life. The classes are designed to assist you in: Strengthening writing, critical thinking, oral communication, and research…

Introduction to Community Organizing

COURSE DESCRIPTION The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to community organizing; specifically, the knowledge, skill and value base underpinning community organizing, planning, development and change. It will emphasize the myriad roles, goals, and strategies used by community organizers in effecting social change. It will examine the history of organizing as a context of analyzing contemporary issues and organizations in the country and in New York City. Models of community organizing including mass mobilization, social action, grass roots empowerment, leadership development and advocacy, as well as newer community building approaches will assessed for effectiveness in the current…