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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SWKM 6002 - Direct Practice

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): Formal, written acceptance into the MSW program and SWKM 5350 or a block of 30 foundation-year credits.  Students must adhere to the required sequence of MSW coursework.

Corequisite(s): SWKM 6150

Description: The course focuses on the advanced clinical skills needed to work with individuals, families and groups from a biopsychosocial, spiritual, cultural, and strengths perspective. Students build on the generalist foundation using theories and models of advanced clinical engagement, assessment, and evidence-based intervention. The course introduces clinical research strategies to evaluate client outcomes, recognizing the impact that past and present social policies have on the service delivery system. Students design a practice evaluation outcome project using their professional field experience.

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