Provides extensive knowledge of the major forms of mental illness and its treatment. Develops competence in mental health assessment by mastering the accepted diagnostic code, DSM-5. 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: Specialization Status or permission of department. Three hours per week.
SOWK 660 ADV PRACTICE WITH FAMILIES (Fall 2019)
Builds upon theoretical perspectives and practice skills from both generalist and specialized practice curriculum. The course compares, evaluates and presents practice skills from the major models of family therapy. Course content focuses upon applied family interventions in social work practice. Prerequisite/Corequisite: SOWK 650 with a grade of C or better or permission of department. Three hours per week.