Social Construction Theories- Power To The People
(4- Continuing Education Hours)

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Social Construction Theories- Power To The People

Course Description

Social Construction Theory: Power To The People provides a framework for understanding individuals, groups, families, communities and organizations. In this module, emphasis is placed on theories of empowerment and the role of the social work advocate. Specific attention is drawn to how social work professionals can leverage/effect change within the context of groups, families, organizations and communities. The impact of inequality on differences in gender, race, class, ethnicity, and sexual orientation, and implications for the professional social work advocate to ameliorate these inequities will be addressed. Practitioners will consider best advocacy strategies and practice methods for meeting clients’ diverse needs.Course Outline

Course Title: Social Construction Theory: Power To The People

Instructor: Trélan Nicole Holder, MS, LCSW
Contact Hours/CEUs: 4-Hours

Format: Online Self-Study Course (Text-based Readings and Videos)

Process: Register and pay for course. Read content online.
Pass online post-test and print certificate of completion. Registrants
can access course for 2 years from date of registration.

Learning Objectives

  • Define Social Construction Theory.
  • Apply principles of empowerment theory to social work practice.
  • Identify ways in which individual/client(s) can effect change in their community through advocacy.
  • Identify ways that the professional social work advocate can provide interventions within multiple levels (groups, organizations, community).
  • Apply concepts of social construction theory to their unique professional areas (i.e. clinical practice, programming, administration, community organizing, social policy).
  • Identify the role and significance of diversity and its impact on human development, behavior and values, especially relating to differences in gender, race, class, ethnicity, and sexual orientation, vulnerable and at-risk populations.
  • Consider best practice methods for meeting clients’ diverse needs.

Course Features

  • Lectures 39
  • Quizzes 9
  • Duration 4 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 4
  • Assessments Self
  • Module 1: Course Overview and Pre-Test 0/3

    Course Description, Learning Objectives, Pre-test

    • Lecture1.1
      Course Description- Social Construction Theories
      5m
    • Lecture1.2
      Learning Objectives
      5m
    • Quiz1.1
      Pre-Test Social Construction Theories
      10 questions
  • Module 2: Social Construction Theory 0/5

    Etiology and Theoretical Framework

    • Lecture2.1
      Social Construction Theory
      5m
    • Lecture2.2
      Early Roots of Social Construction Theory
      5m
    • Lecture2.3
      Diagram 1: Social Constructionist Perspective
      5m
    • Lecture2.4
      Social Construction: Theoretical Framework
      5m
    • Quiz2.1
      Module 2: Review Question
      1 questions
  • Module 3: Empowerment 0/9

    Empowerment, Language & Health Literacy

    • Lecture3.1
      Empowerment Theories
      5m
    • Lecture3.2
      Diagram 2: Exchange and Choice Perspective
      5m
    • Lecture3.3
      Client Empowerment
      5m
    • Lecture3.4
      Language- Reframing
      5m
    • Lecture3.5
      Language- Elaboration and Clarification
      5m
    • Lecture3.6
      Unhelpful Thinking Styles (CBT)
      5m
    • Lecture3.7
      Health Literacy: A Tool For Empowerment
      5m
    • Lecture3.8
      Health Literacy Aligns With Our Core Social Work Values
      5m
    • Quiz3.1
      Module 3: Review Question
      1 questions
  • Module 4: The Contribution of Race, Ethnicity and Socio-economic Status to Human Behavior and Social Phenomenon 0/10

    Health Equity: Selections from-The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down & The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    • Lecture4.1
      Book Reviews: Health Equity Themes
      5m
    • Lecture4.2
      Two Perspectives
      5m
    • Lecture4.3
      The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: Lia’s Story
      5m
    • Lecture4.4
      Hmong Beliefs
      5m
    • Lecture4.5
      Cultural Competency: Communication
      5m
    • Lecture4.6
      The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
      5m
    • Lecture4.7
      Henrietta Lacks’ Contribution to Science
      5m
    • Lecture4.8
      Honoring Henrietta: The Legacy of Henrietta Lacks
      5m
    • Lecture4.9
      Medical Research: Human Subjects
      5m
    • Lecture4.10
      Henrietta Faced Unequal Access to Medical Care
      5m
  • Module 5: Healthcare Disparities 0/11

    Healthcare Disparities: Race & Socio-Economic Status

    • Lecture5.1
      National Institute of Health Bioethics Timeline (1932-Present)
      30m
    • Quiz5.1
      Exercise 1: Research Ethics Timeline
      1 questions
    • Lecture5.2
      Graph 1: Health Care Disparities- Race & Ethnicity
      5m
    • Lecture5.3
      Video- Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?
      5m
    • Quiz5.2
      Exercise 2:
      2 questions
    • Lecture5.4
      Summary of Findings
      5m
    • Lecture5.5
      Healthcare Disparities and Unequal Treatment
      5m
    • Lecture5.6
      Video: Why is your street address such a good predictor of your health?
      5m
    • Quiz5.3
      Exercise 3:
      2 questions
    • Lecture5.7
      Graph 2: Health Care Disparities: Socio-Economic Status
      5m
    • Quiz5.4
      Module 5: Review Question
      1 questions
  • Module 6: Speaking Truth to Power 0/4

    Social Work and Community Power

    • Lecture6.1
      Social Work and Power
      5m
    • Lecture6.2
      Community Power
      5m
    • Lecture6.3
      Theories of Community Factors
      5m
    • Lecture6.4
      Community: Ecological Theory
      5m
  • Module 7: Gender and Sexuality 0/3

    Post-Structural View of Sexuality

    • Lecture7.1
      Sexuality
      5m
    • Lecture7.2
      Implications: Social Work Practice
      5m
    • Lecture7.3
      Beyond Cultural Competence
      5m
  • Module 8: Resources, Course Survey and Post-Test 0/3

    • Lecture8.1
      References
      5m
    • Quiz8.1
      Course Survey- Social Construction
      10 questions
    • Quiz8.2
      Post-Test Social Construction Theories
      10 questions

Course Features

  • Lectures 39
  • Quizzes 9
  • Duration 4 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 4
  • Assessments Self
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Renew Perspectives, LCSW, PC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Social Workers #SW-0026. Additionally, New York State Education Department (NYSED) Social Work Board Approved Courses are recognized by Connecticut and New Jersey for Continuing Education. In 2014, Trélan Holder founded Renew Perspectives. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), who is a skilled psychotherapist with extensive years of experience in mental health and human services. Trélan is an Adjunct Lecturer at Columbia University School of Social Work and the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. She attained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Clark University, her Master of Science Degree in Social Work from Columbia University, and a Certificate in Bioethics and Medical Humanities from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Cardozo Law School. Additionally, her clinical pursuits include a postgraduate certificate in psychodynamic psychotherapy training from the NYU Institute for Psychoanalytic Education.

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