SOWK 650-661 ADV PRACTICE WITH INDIVIDUAL Familiarizes the practitioner with strengths assessment, standardized diagnostic criteria and other processes used within the field to categorize behavior. Utilizes the concepts of mental health, tying an accurate assessment to a specific intervention plan. Specific assessment techniques including formal and informal mental status examinations, global assessment of functioning techniques and diagnostic assessment using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM)-TR are explored. Emphasis on advanced interview skill techniques. Prerequisite: Concentration status or permission of department. Corequisite: SOWK 665. Three hours per week.
SOWK 602-703 ETHICAL FOUNDATION OF SOWK Focuses on eithical issues in social work practice including a theoretical framework and ethical problem-solving model to systematically evaluate values and resolve ethical dilemmas found in social work practice. Provides tools and methodologies for reflection and analysis. Prerequisite: Concentration status or permission of department. Three hours per week.