SW 413 Social Work with Families 4 cr.  (4-0-0)

Survey of contemporary theories used to inform social work practice with families emphasizing variations on family systems theory, power and control theory, and feminist theories. Case studies and simulation are used to develop students’ skills in assessment and intervention with families who come into contact with the social service delivery system because of intimate partner violence, child abuse and neglect, developmental delays, juvenile delinquency, elder abuse, and a range of other family troubles.