SW 635 - Clinical Social Work Evidence- Based Treatment with Children and Adolescents
(3 cr.) The overall objective of this course is to provide students with a framework for understanding evidence-based mental health treatment with children and adolescents. Students have an opportunity to become familiar with some of the most commonly used EBTs in the field today and gain an understanding of the obstacles inherent in moving clinical practice from research to real-world settings. Models presented cover a range of diagnoses with an emphasis on children who have experienced emotional trauma. This course builds on knowledge of cognitive-behavioral theories and techniques taught in Human Behavior and Advanced Clinical Social Work Practice. Individual, family and group treatment are addressed. Special emphasis is given to consideration of clients' culture and background as well as the importance of the consumer. Prerequisite: SW 502, SW 503; As Needed, Fall

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