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Why Macro Social Work

Why Macro Social Work

This is a class exercise I use the first day of a macro or community social work class to help students visualize the macro-system that influences the lives of potential clients. The exercise is a case-study discussion where students develop explanations for behaviors and interventions. These explanations and interventions then change as they see an image that provides additional detail about the case. 

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Ben Malczyk
Ben Malczyk (Faculty)
2 years ago
I have used this exercise every semester and it has helped several students to have that "aha" moment and to realize the need to see the bigger picture.
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