2019 - 2020 Graduate Bulletin


Course Description

SW 612 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning 3 cr. (3-0-0)

  • Graded: A/F
  • Prerequisite: SW 511 and SW 512 OR SW 519

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning emphasizes a direct practice approach to social work, focused on empirical assessment techniques, goal planning, and selecting and utilizing evidence-based interventions. This course emphasizes knowledge and skill development relating to assessment, diagnosis and planning. Students will discuss assessment and treatment planning utilizing the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), a biopsychosocial risk and resilience framework, and evidence-based practices. This course will utilize lecture, discussion, and class activities.