Course Description


SW 417 Social Work in Mental Health
4 cr.
Offered: Contact department for information
Prerequisite: BSW program admission, junior standing or instructor's permission.
An elective course that deals with social work functions within psychiatric settings. This course will include theoretical concepts, yet is designed for practical social work applications. Three distinct social work involvement stages will be addressed: preadmission/admission screening procedures, interdisciplinary treatment team planning and discharge planning. Both community-based and institutional care will be emphasized.