This course focuses on a holistic approach in promoting the development and deepening of assessment and screening skills and competencies. Conducting brief, evidence-based and evidence-informed assessments and screenings for common health, mental health, substance use and other behavioral health concerns which impact and/or compromise health and well-being will be the focus of this course. Holistic approaches which are developmentally appropriate across the life span and relevant in a variety of settings will be applied. Grounding of the assessment process in person in environment perspective (PIE), strengths-based approaches, the nature of the client/family and social support systems, cultural, spiritual and religious beliefs and other socio-economic resources that impact health and client well-being will be included.
Examples of screenings and assessments addressed in this course include a focus on mental health problems; adjustment to illness; risky, harmful or dependent use of a variety of substances (e.g. alcohol, illicit drugs, prescription medications, etc.); cognitive impairment; harm to self or others; abuse, neglect, and domestic violence; and behaviors that compromise health among others.
|Instructor:||Jennifer T. Heckendorn|
|U-M Class #:||34489|
press escape to closeProgram Type describes the program in which you are pursuing, i.e., residential or online part-time. At this time, residential students may not enroll in online part-time courses and online part-time students may not enroll in residential courses.
press escape to closeFormat refers to the instruction of an offering, i.e., in-person, hybrid, or online.
Hybrid Gp B
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In-person classes will meet on the day and time they are scheduled during the Group A, B or C weeks as follows:
|Credits:||3 Credit Hours|
|H:||Hybrid - a combination of web-based and face to face in person sessions|
|Interpersonal Practice||Requirement (Host)|
|Mgmt & Leadership|
|Policy & Political|
|Children & Families|
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106