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Advanced Topics in Interpersonal Practice

SW790, Section 005

This course presents advanced topics in interpersonal practice. The topics may include emerging practice methods, advanced application of methods covered in other required methods courses, and applications of methods in specific populations.

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This class will focus on the use of adventure-based activities in therapy with individuals, groups and families. Students will be introduced to adventure through readings, discussions, guest speakers and experiences. This one credit mini-course is designed to provide the student with a theoretical, philosophical and experiential understanding of adventure and experiential learning and its application to therapy. Course content includes the theoretical and philosophical foundations of adventure based practice, a discourse on the safe and appropriate use of adventure activities with different client groups, a demonstration on facilitating adventure activities, and use of adventure activities in assessment and intervention.

Semester: Winter 2020
Instructor: M. Antonio G. Alvarez
Topic: Adventure/Experiential-Based Therapy
U-M Class #: 25537
Time: Fr/Sa Friday January 10 and Saturday January 11, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: B798 SSWB
Credits: 1 Credit Hours

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