SW 519 Advanced Standing Clinical Methods 3 cr.  (3-0-0)

This course covers content from SW 511 and SW512 in an accelerated format and was designed for students  who’ve previously earned an undergraduate social work degree from a CSWE accredited institution and been admitted to the Advanced Standing MSW Track.  Clinical Methods reviews the direct practice approach to social work, focused on techniques used during the intervention stage of a social work intervention. This course emphasizes knowledge and skill development relating to the direct-practice relationship, emphasizing work with individuals, couples, families and groups in a therapeutic setting. Students will review foundational methods essential to effective intervention, and a variety of evidence-based therapeutic intervention methods that can be used in each setting.