SW 630 - Clinical Social Work With Military Service Members and Families
(3 cr.) This advanced clinical practice course will provide learning in conceptual theories of, best practice approaches with, and research findings on working with service members and their families, with a primary focus on service members who have served in combat. Students will learn theoretical frameworks of trauma. They will become familiar with common psychological and medical concerns for service members with combat experience. Students will be able to identify the impact of trauma on those who have served in combat and on their families upon their return. Covered are strengths-based assessment and core evidence-based treatment interventions, and prevention strategies for working with service members and their families. The impact of working with traumatized individuals and families on social workers will be reviewed with recommendations for self-care. Prerequisite: SW 600, SW 601; As Needed, Spring and Summer

Spring 2017