SWK5520EN - Evaluating Military Advocacy and Outreach Approaches

Course description

Which advocacy and outreach styles are most appropriate for different contexts? Students will evaluate apporaches and styles of outreach and create a template for analysis.

How this course benefits students

This course will help students develop their analytical skills and to determine if their programs are operating effeciently and effectively

Why this course is important

Learning the functional elements to reach out evaluate programs for military families is the heart of missional activities.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Social Work
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.
Prof. Jovita Gutierrez, LCSW, Instructor in Social Work

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

Proper planning, preparation, and execution is a biblical theme--to "sit down and count the costs" (Luke 14:28). Plans fail for lack of counsel (Prov. 15:22). It’s a biblical theme to know your context and plan accordingly.

Missionally driven

Reaching out to military families and advocating for them are core missional activities.

Contextually informed

The military environment is a unique field and reaching them and their families in a missional context necessitates a biblical and evangelical approach.

Interculturally focused

Not only is the military an intercultural organization, but building partnerships to reach the military family will be bring together different cultural groups to meet the diverse needs.

Practically minded

This course will look at real life issues facing military families

Experientially transformed

Learners will interact with and will evaluate programs relate programs of military families.