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Advanced Topics in Interpersonal Practice

SW790, Section 016

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.

Topic Description / Additional Information

Priority is given to HRSA-sud Scholars. Others will need to submit a Course Enrollment Petition. Scholars will receive an electronic permission to enroll in this course prior to registration.

In this mini course, students will explore cultural issues in the assessment and treatment of Opioid Use Disorders/Substance Use Disorders. Students will examine the effect of culture on the initiation, use, and abuse of substances. Socio-cultural beliefs can shape an individual’s approach and behavior regarding substance use and abuse. A special focus will be on emerging practices that support positive outcomes for diverse cultural groups in preventing OUD/SUD, accessing services, engaging and completing treatment programs related to OUD/SUD.

Semester: Spring / Summer 2020
Instructor: Kathryn K. Irish
Topic: Cultural Issues with Opioid Use Disorders/Substance Use Disorders
U-M Class #: 63505
Time: Thu Thursdays June 4 and 11, 2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: TBA
Program Type: Residential
Credits: 1 Credit Hours

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