Feb 04, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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SW 400 Understanding Mental Health Disorders

3 credits

This course offers introductory knowledge regarding mental health and illness for BSW generalist practitioners. This course offers students an opportunity to learn about mental health and illness, particularly in relation to underserved and minority populations. Comprehension of the impact of social and economic stressors on emotional well-being is emphasized and conditions of emotional dysfunction are examined. Mood, anxiety, personality, and disorders of psychosis and dementia are a focus to help prepare generalist practitioners to assist with the mental health needs of individuals, families, and groups.

Prerequisite(s): SW 100  or permission of instructor

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