Social Work

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SWK 385
Title Social Services in Mental Health Settings
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites Junior/Senior status

Description

This course offers a broad introduction to social work in the field of mental health including work in institutional and community-based settings. Major policy considerations in the delivery of mental health services are addressed as well as a variety of intervention strategies. A major emphasis is on the social worker's role in the mental health field and as a member of an interdisciplinary team with other mental health professionals. Three lecture hours per week.