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SOWK 8250  SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE WITH FAMILIES (3 credits)

This course considers the family context as a system for therapeutic intervention. The family unit and its diverse forms are defined; theories for assessment and understanding family's interactions across the lifespan are considered, and the alternative modalities useful for treating family dysfunction are presented. As a practice-oriented course, it emphasizes the development of professional skills in working with the family across the lifespan.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): SOWK 8170 or Advanced Standing and SOWK 8220