Roger Alan Roffman
SOC W 566
Focus on a variety of specialized social work practice roles in such health and mental health fields as addiction and grief and loss. Emphasis is given to advanced skills and knowledge for specialized expertise. Offered: WSp.
Social Work Practice with Chemically Dependent Adults: Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches
Prerequisite: Introductory alcohol/drugs course. This course covers: (1) incorporating alcohol/drug content in generic social work assessments of new clients; (2) delivering a brief (“check-up”) intervention to clients who are ambivalent about their alcohol/drug use; (3) conducting an in-depth alcohol/drug assessment; and (4) using cognitive-behavioral skills in counseling chemically dependent adults.
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