SOWK 623-610 SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE III Third of three practice courses preparing students for a generalist approach to social work. Expands basic knowledge, values, ethics and skills, with emphasis on macro level problem solving. Includes theories and techniques needed for practice within an organization and/or community context. Prerequisite: SOWK 620. Pre or Corequisite: SOWK 622. Three hours per week.
SOWK 470-610 SOCIAL WRK IN MENTAL HEALTH Investigates the role of the social work profession within the mental health delivery system utilizing a generalist social work approach. Social work and mental health concepts, policies, research methods and program development examined in social service agencies, community mental health facilities and institutional accommodations. Three hours per week.
SOWK 654-610 PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Provides extensive knowledge of the major forms of mental illness and their treatment. Develops competence in multi-axial assessment by mastering the accepted diagnostic code, DSM-IV TR. Provides skills in development of appropriate and contemporary treatment plans. Explores the factors associated with mental illness such as age, race, ethnicity and gender. Prerequisites: Concentration status or permission of department. Three hours per week.