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|SOCW 440 - Social Work in Mental Health|
This course examines policy and practice issues pertaining to the understanding and delivery of Social Work services to people with a psychiatric disability. Although the content explores many ideas that are international and national in scope, the primary focus is on the policies and practices that are relevant to people in Northern British Columbia. Students examine assessment and intervention methods as well as analyze the impact of current trends and changes in the health and social welfare system as they pertain to people who require mental health services. The nature and impact of psychiatric disability are viewed from both an individual level as well as a structural level of analysis. The major emphasis is on practice and policy issues relating to people who are described as "psychiatric survivors".
Schedule Types: Lecture, Audio/Video
Upper Division Course