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SWK 4638H – Social Work Practice In Children’s Mental Health - Elective

 This course focuses on increasing the knowledge, competence, and skills to work effectively with children and adolescents with mental health issues from both a prevention and treatment perspective.

It is designed to: (1) increase knowledge of the most common child and youth mental health disorders, including theory and research on prevalence, etiology, developmental course and diagnosis; and (2) facilitate the development of knowledge and skills in assessment and case formulation, and in the delivery of culturally and contextually responsive effective intervention to children and their families.

Students will enhance their ability to use clinical decision-making with real world complex cases.