Prepares students for a generalist approach to social work practice involving families and groups. Expands basic knowledge, values, ethics and skills, with emphasis on mezzo level problem solving. Includes theories and techniques for planning, assessment, direct intervention and advocacy with small groups and families. Prerequisites: SOWK 320, admission to the professional program. Corequisites: SOWK 416, 420. Four hours per week.
SOWK 653 SUBST ABUSE ASSESS & INTERV (Fall 2019)
Provides a comprehensive introduction to the recognition, assessment and intervention with persons who abuse substances. Models of chemical dependency, the dually diagnosed client and selected models of intervention are explored. Prerequisite: Specialization Status or permission of department. Three hours per week.