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Advancing Social Welfare Policy Through Critical Social Work Education And Practice, Rebecca Hoffman May 2018

Advancing Social Welfare Policy Through Critical Social Work Education And Practice, Rebecca Hoffman

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Practitioners in the critical tradition seek to identify the shortcomings of systems and beliefs that contribute to an ineffective social welfare system (Forte, 2007). This dissertation examines the intersectional systems of macro social work education practice. It explores the early history of macro social work education and practice and provides a contemporary practice application for shaping agency-level policies that address the subjugation of marginalized populations.

The first product is a critical analysis of Council on Social Work Education’s Community Organizing Curriculum Development Project (COCDP). It illustrates the focalization of macro social work education during a transitional period in which ...