A presentation at Heritage at CBC Week 15 in
April 2020 in
Pasco, WA 99301, USA by
Location: CBC Campus - SWL 108Time: Wednesdays from 5:30-8:15Week 15: 04/22/20Topic and Content Area: Group Work in Organizations and Community Settings IIReading Assignment: Garvin et al. (2017) Chapters 27 & 28Assignments Due:
Terms you might find int eh litaturue around different integrations of disciplines are as follows: multi, inter, and trans. Transdisciplinary work is a hallmark of the Ph.D. program I am participating in. Choi and Pak (2006) provide some conscise definitions to what each of these are:
Choi, B. C. K., & Pak, A. W. P. (2006). Multidisciplinarity, interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity in health research, services, education and policy: 1. Definitions, objectives, and evidence of effectiveness. Clinical and Investigative Medicine. Medecine Clinique Et Experimentale, 29(6), 351–364.
Multidisciplinary (or interdisciplinary) teams can be found in working in child welfare as discussed in the text or in a number of other contexts.
Abramson (2002) as cited in Gavin describes that effective interdisciplinary teams incorporate the following aspects:
Nancarrow et al. (2013) go on to report on what are some of the characteristics of what a good team member does.
One part of doing group work in the community is being able to be a member, an organizer, and a leader. We can all improve our leadership skills… and we are all leaders (whether or not we know it).
[Small Group Activity] Students will be broken up into new groups. In those groups they will a facilitator will lead discussion about leadership (i.e. what is leadership, what are peoples philosophies, important characteristics of leadership, what to do to improve leadership)
Taken from— 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. http://doi.org/10.1186/1478-4491-11-19
[Whole Class Activity] Discuss each of the topics and what they might look like
View Week 15 - Group Work in Organizational and Community Settings Part II.
Work on how social workers do group work in a community and organizational settings. The focus of the session today is on interdisciplinary group work and how to navigate that. The agenda is: