SW 897 (3ON) - Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare

Top/Mental Health Aspects IDD

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Social Work
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2018 - E-term II (10/15/2018 - 12/11/2018)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 14744
Seminar for graduate students. Topics may include: A) Drugs and Chemical Dependency; B) Intimate Partner Violence C) Social Action in Education Settings D) Social Action in the Dominican Republic. May be repeated for different topics. Special fee.
Section Comments: MSW Durham students need deaprtment permission to sign up.
Only listed majors in section: SOCIAL WORK OL
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
10/15/2018 12/11/2018 Hours Arranged ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

Description: In this course you will learn about common mental health conditions and how these conditions may present for individuals with IDD.  Social workers in all areas of work need to have base knowledge regarding the treatment approaches for this unique population. The course will focus on applying biopsychosocial, solution-focused, positive approaches and other social work principles to individuals with co-occurring conditions and their systems of support.



Baker, D. & Blumberg E. R. (2013) Mental Health and Wellness Supports for Youth with IDD. NADD. ISBN: 978-1-57256-143-4