Course Description

SW 421 Family Intervention in Social Work Practice
4 cr.
Offered: Contact Department.
Prerequisite: Bachelor of Social Work program admission, junior standing or instructor's permission.

A course designed to address the needs of helping professionals understand and deal with family problems. Focus is on societal influences on the family, defining what constitutes a healthy family system, learning how to intervene with families to enhance their problem-solving skills, and learning how to understand and intervene with families with specific problems.