SW 612 Advanced Clinical Methods with Families and Groups 3 cr.  (3-0-0)

This course focuses on knowledge and skills necessary for clinical social work practice in mezzo level therapeutic settings, emphasizing work with families and groups.  The course draws from applicable theoretical bases and builds on foundational skills addressed in SW 511 and SW 512 (or SW 519) as well as clinical skills introduced in SW 611.  This course will address engagement through termination with family systems, emphasizing treatment methodology based in family-focused theory and research.  Additionally, the course will focus on clinical treatment with groups, exposing students to current evidence-based and best practice models for group intervention.