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Week 5 Required Resources

Schriver, J. M. (2020). Human behavior and the social environment: Shifting paradigms in essential knowledge for social work practice (7th ed.).  Allyn & Bacon.  

  • Read Chapter 11 (pp. 381-402): Enduring and Emerging Theories, Perspectives, and Practice Models Influencing Social Work Practice with Communities. This chapter covers how to apply an understanding of community dynamics to human development and behavior.

Your course textbook can be accessed in the Getting Started module of your course.

  • Application of an indigenous way of knowing to the ethical framework of social work practice. 
  • This paper introduces the dominant view of gentrification (a political economic lens), highlighting its contributions and vulnerabilities, then introduces four case studies that illuminate the distinct contributions of social work to broaden the ways in which gentrification is theorized and responded to within communities.