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Fall 2023
Jun 24, 2024
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SOCW 651 - Social Work Practice with Mental Health and Addictions
This advanced social work course prepares students with knowledge and skills to work with individuals, families, and groups with mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Outcomes include understanding service delivery systems, regulations and licensure, clinical problems, risk assessment tools, addiction counseling theories and techniques, theory and practice of group addiction counseling, case planning, and evidence based interventions. Special knowledge and skills concerning ethical practice with rural, dual-diagnosis, and involuntary clients are emphasized. Open only to SOCW students or permission of the director or department chairperson.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Study Abroad, Online Fixed Times (Synch), Online (Asynchronous)

Social Work Department

Course Attributes:
STARS: Includes Sustainability

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study (Major, Minor, or Concentration):
      Social Work

Graduate level SOCW 663 Minimum Grade of B- and Graduate level SOCW 612 Minimum Grade of B-

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