I hope you are all well, and I look forward to seeing everybody tonight.
Unit Introduction and What You Will Learn
Week 15 continues on looking at task groups within a social work context. Bronstein and Abramson (2017) look into interdisciplinary team work. We will also supplement this discussion with Nancarrow et al. (2013) and discussion about the principles of good interdisciplinary team work. We also review what are some of the the best practices work working groups, as described by Ephross et al. (2017).
The agenda for this week is as follows:
- Multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary
- Characteristics of a team
- Being a good team member
- Competencies for interdisciplinary teamwork
Bronstein, L. R., & Abramson, J. S. (2017). Chapter 27 - Group process dynamics and skills in interdisciplinary teamwork. In C. D. Garvin, L. M. Gutierrez, & M. J. Galinsky Handbook of Social Work with Groups (pp. 491-509). The Guilford Press.
Ephross, P. H., Vassil, T. V., & Rose, S. R. (2017). Chapter 28 - Group work with working groups. In C. D. Garvin, L. M. Gutierrez, & M. J. Galinsky Handbook of Social Work with Groups (pp. 510-524). The Guilford Press.
Nancarrow, S., Booth, A., Ariss, S., Smith, T., Enderby, P., & Roots, A. (2013). Ten principles of good interdisciplinary team work. Human Resources for Health, 11(1), 19. https://doi.org/10.1186/1478-4491-11-19
You need to read Garvin et al. (2017) Chapters 27 & 28. You can also see above and read Nancarrow et al (2013) if you are interested. The PDF is linked.
The presentation slides can be viewed through Notist on my website, where you can download them and follow along during class. SOWK 487 Week 15 - Group Work in Organizational and Community Settings Part II
A-01: Synchronous Class Engagement
A-02: Asynchronous Class Engagement
Meta: Points 5 points (1.25% of final grade); Deadline Sunday 04/25/21 at 11:55 PM; Completion Via Flipgrid “W-15 How I’m a Leader”
Purpose: For students to reflect on their own leadership.
Task: Everybody who influences in some way another person is a leader whether or not they feel that they are. While working on my BASW, I wrote about some of my own views of leadership. Students are encouraged to share their own perspectives on leadership and how they are leaders.
Criterion for Success: Students will record and post a short video on Flipgrid talking about their own perspective on leadership and how they see themselves as leaders.
To Do Lists
- A-01: Synchronous Class Engagement Attend class
- A-02: Asynchronous Class Engagement “W-15 How I’m a Leader” Due Sunday 04/25/21 at 11:55 PM via Flipgrid
- A-04: Research Paper to Inform Group Practice is due Friday 04/23/21 04/30/21 at 11:55 PM via Chalk and Wire Assignment on My Heritage
- Read Garvin et al. (2017) Chapters 27 & 28