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This course provides social work students with the knowledge and skills to be leaders in their organizations and communities. This course will explore leadership models and theories, and their usefulness in diverse settings, including social work leadership ethics. Students will also learn models and theories related to general supervision, power, and authority in public and nonprofit organizations. Useful skills covered include conflict management and evidence-informed decision-making. Students will also learn about care of self and others, especially as it relates to resiliency and vicarious trauma.

Prerequisite(s): SOWK 8160 or admitted to the Master of Social Work program with advanced standing.