Dori Dipietro

Residential Faculty - Director of the MCC Social Work Program

Program Director :

Cultural Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: SC 066

480-461-7074

480-461-7074 (alt)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM10:15 AM - 12:00 PM  
  4:30 PM - 7:30 AM  
  

Online

Online

Online

By appointment    

This Spring 2023 semester I am avaible to teach and have office hours "Live Online" so I am happy to meet with you any time that works best for YOU!  Please email me to make an appointment and I look forward to meeting with you.

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

SWU282AC Volunteerism for Social Work: A Service Learning Experience 3 Credits

Service-learning field experience within private/public agencies, and citizen volunteer groups.

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28320
Dobson Campus

Online Course

Field Based
Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: Class 28320 Students may contact instructor at: dori.dipietro@mesacc.edu

SWU291 Social Service Delivery Systems 3 Credits

Purposes, structures, and delivery systems of human service agencies. Includes 40 hours of volunteer experience in local human service agencies.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in SWU171, or permission of Department or Division or Corequisites: SWU171.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28782

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
We
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28782 Students may contact instructor at: dori.dipietro@mesacc.edu

Class 28782 This class is intended for the PPSSWSPSP Grant Cohort.

Spring Flex Start 2024

SWU171 Introduction to Social Work 3 Credits

Analysis of contemporary social welfare services and professional social work.

Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27878

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 27878 Students may contact instructor at: dori.dipietro@mesacc.edu

SWU250 Mindfulness for Stress Management 3 Credits

Introduction to the theory, research and practice behind mindfulness and stress management as it relates to quality of life issues and professional self-care. Focus on maintaining a healthy lifestyle and managing personal/professional stress by incorporating evidence based research on nutrition, mindfulness, communication, positive psychology, exercise, environmental factors contributing to wellness and disease; immune system support, activity management and developing practices that facilitate maintaining living in balance. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29235
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/31/2024 - 05/10/2024
We
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Honors Program Only

This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Class 29235 Students may contact instructor at: dori.dipietro@mesacc.edu

SWU282AA Volunteerism for Social Work: A Service Learning Experience 1 Credits

Service-learning field experience within private/public agencies, and citizen volunteer groups.

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27739
Dobson Campus

SD Instructor Office

Field Based
Lab
02/26/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

SWU282AB Volunteerism for Social Work: A Service Learning Experience 2 Credits

Service-learning field experience within private/public agencies, and citizen volunteer groups.

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28311
Dobson Campus

SD Instructor Office

Field Based
Lab
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

SWU295 Effective Helping in a Diverse World 3 Credits

Introduction to professional helper communication skills with respect to cross-cultural practice and diversity issues, in a social work setting. Prerequisites: None. SWU171 suggested but not required.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28081

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture
03/19/2024 - 05/10/2024
Tu
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Class 28081 Students may contact instructor at: dori.dipietro@mesacc.edu

Summer 2024

SWU282AC Volunteerism for Social Work: A Service Learning Experience 3 Credits

Service-learning field experience within private/public agencies, and citizen volunteer groups.

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15025
Dobson Campus

SD Instructor Office

Field Based
Lab
05/28/2024 - 08/16/2024

Closed

SWU298AA Special Projects 1 Credits

Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.

Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15039
Dobson Campus

SD Instructor Office

Independent Study
Lab
07/01/2024 - 08/01/2024

Open

1 of 1
Seats Available

Fall 2024

SWU171 Introduction to Social Work 3 Credits

Analysis of contemporary social welfare services and professional social work.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session.

Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13481

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

19 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 13481 Students may contact instructor at: dori.dipietro@mesacc.edu

SWU291 Social Service Delivery Systems 3 Credits

Purposes, structures, and delivery systems of human service agencies. Includes 40 hours of volunteer experience in local human service agencies.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in SWU171, or permission of Department or Division or Corequisites: SWU171.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14566

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

12 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 14566 Students may contact instructor at: dori.dipietro@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

SWU171 Introduction to Social Work 3 Credits

Analysis of contemporary social welfare services and professional social work.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session.

Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14636

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/14/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

22 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 14636 Students may contact instructor at: dori.dipietro@mesacc.edu

SWU291 Social Service Delivery Systems 3 Credits

Purposes, structures, and delivery systems of human service agencies. Includes 40 hours of volunteer experience in local human service agencies.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in SWU171, or permission of Department or Division or Corequisites: SWU171.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16125
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Tu
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

19 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Class 16125 Students are required to complete 40 hours of a mini-internship at a pre-approved agency/site in the community. Fingerprint clearance card recommended but not required. Students may contact instructor at: dori.dipietro@mesacc.edu

SWU295 Effective Helping in a Diverse World 3 Credits

Introduction to professional helper communication skills with respect to cross-cultural practice and diversity issues, in a social work setting. Prerequisites: None. SWU171 suggested but not required.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13463

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

15 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 13463 Students may contact instructor at: dori.dipietro@mesacc.edu

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