Service-Learning and the Use of a Mock Organization for an Undergraduate Macro Practice Social Work Course
This article describes the use of service-learning -with a focus on civic engagement, academic performance, and personal growth- using a mock organization. This format of service -learning is utilized in an undergraduate macro-level practice social work course. This article describes the application of the mock organization and provides insight into several CSWE competencies that are taught throughout the semester. Additionally, this article describes the benefits and challenges to the use of a mock organization and the applicability of classroom concepts to “real-life” situations. This article also offers research, teaching, and practice implications.
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