May 19, 2024  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SWK 654 - Evidence Based Practice

This course develops the knowledge and skill to work with individuals with a diagnosis of serious mental illness using recovery-oriented, evidence-based practices. Students will: a) examine research literature to determine the various levels of support for specific interventions and essential principles for translating research into practice, b) identify the appropriate treatment outcomes that reflect effective, quality mental health practice, and c) examine each evidence-based practice for its utility with diverse groups. The course focuses on providing assessment and treatment to a diverse group of individuals with diagnoses of serious mental illness. Designed for MSW students and MSW mental health practitioners who have a basic knowledge of mental illness.

Prerequisites & Notes
Open to students in MSW Program. Course also open to students in the Creative Arts Therapy graduate program. Pre-req: SWK*508

Credits: 3

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