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|SCWK 623 - Psychopathology and Empowerment Practice (3).|
Description: This course will focus on psychopathology and social work practice. Major mental illnesses across the life cycle will be explored, along with their impact across client populations and systems. Social work assessment and intervention approaches for social work practice with people who have mental illness will be addressed. The course will emphasize an empowerment-based perspective that affirms client strengths and coping capacities within a context of professional social work values and ethics, social justice, and affirmation of the human rights of diverse groups of people relative to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, ability, and socioeconomic class.
Notes: Offered in fall and summer.
Prerequisites: Graduate status; graduate non-degree status; or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture
Social Work Department