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Graduate Course Details
Number SWK 866
Title Assessment of Psychosocial Pathology
Credits 3.0


This course focuses on the methods and criteria used in making differential decisions about psychiatric diagnoses, and introduces students to the application of the most commonly used diagnostic system, the DSM-IV-TR. This includes a critical analysis of its strengths and weaknesses. Prerequisite: SWK 705 or SWK 797 or permission of MSW Program Coordinator.