2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

SOCW 652 Differential Assessment in Mental Health and Addictions

This advanced clinical course teaches social workers to identify major mental, developmental, personality, substance-related, and addictive disorders. Significant content includes regulatory issues, psychopathology, psychopharmacology, clinical appraisal and assessment of personal and interpersonal functioning. Special attention to the specific roles, functions, and scope of practice for clinical social workers on interprofessional teams is emphasized throughout the course. Prerequisite: SOCW 651 permission of advisor or department chairperson. Open only to SOCW students or permission of the director or department chairperson.