Course Code SWREN 470R
Course Title Mental Health and Addiction Issues: Social Work Responses
Online Offers
  • Winter 2022 (tentative) (Instructor: TBA)
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

This course will focus on social work practice in the fields of mental health and addictions providing social work students with knowledge concerning the etiology and intervention issues related to mental health and addictions. A life-span perspective will allow an integration of practice, policy and research in relation to mental health, addictions, substance use and concurrent disorders. The continuum of services, including community-based and institutional care perspectives will be presented, along with "best practice" models for the future.


Department Consent Required

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Spring 2021 course outline (note 2)
Author(s) Colleen McMillan
Requisites
  • Prerequisite: Bachelor of Social Work students only
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
Special Notes 1) All 4th level courses offered through multimodal means include online study and mandatory on campus study.
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