2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

SWK 320 Social Work and Mental Health

This course is designed to help students to expand knowledge and awareness of contemporary issues relating to mental health. Topics of discussion include strengths-based assessment, diagnosis, understanding the DSM-5, treatment, common psychotropic medication use, therapeutic interventions and the development of a culturally responsive approach to mental health. The student will cultivate a biblical perspective to social work in the mental health field in order to form a compassionate response.