Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

Graduate Courses

SOWK 604: Advanced Social Work Practice with Groups

Credit Hours



Building on SOWK 505 and the foundation courses, SOWK 604 prepares students for advanced practice in group work. The course focuses on the application of multiple theoretical approaches in group work practice with diverse and at-risk populations with an emphasis on social and economic justice. Although the focus is on treatment groups, content will include the structure, function and techniques of intervention with all types of groups, emphasizing the conscious use of self.