Community challenges force human service agencies to collaborate in providing services. Such collaborations require practitioners to have skills not found in mainstream social work curricula. This paper explores how a new MSW program evolved through dialog with community leaders and resulted in a curriculum with a sole concentration of community partnerships.
Brooks, Fred; Wertheimer, Mindy R.; Beck, Elizabeth L.; and Wolk, James L., "Community Partnerships: An Innovative Model of Social Work Education and Practice" (2004). Social Work Faculty Publications. Paper 2.