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Due to the winter storm, all day classes are canceled today. A decision about evening classes, which begin at 4:30 pm, will be made after 1 pm.

February 8, 2016

Social Work

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SWK 475
Title Social Services for the Adolescent
Credits 3.0
Winter/Spring 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1711 1/19/16 - 5/9/16 T 4:30pm - 6:50pm LAFAYETTE (102) Caryn Lister
S1 1712 1/19/16 - 5/9/16 T 4:30pm - 6:50pm LAFAYETTE (102) Caryn Lister


This course focuses on adolescent needs and development in the context of social service delivery systems. Private and governmental service delivery systems and programs are delineated. Successful therapeutic techniques and strategies for working with adolescents are covered. A wide range of adolescent problems are discussed and the structures set up to address them are explored. Three lecture hours per week.