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:||Priscilla C. Cortez|
|U-M Class #:||29079|
|Time:||Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM|
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.
|Credits:||3 Credit Hours|
|Interpersonal Practice||Requirement (Host)|
|Mgmt & Leadership|
|Policy & Political|
|Children & Families|
* The course listings below are provided for reference only. These offerings may be subject to change or cancellation.
|Fall 2023||001||Fri||9:00 AM - 12:00 PM||View Course|
|Fall 2023||003||Fri||2:00 PM - 5:00 PM||View Course|
|Fall 2023||004||Wed||6:00 PM - 9:00 PM||View Course|
|Fall 2023||801||Wed||6:00 PM - 8:00 PM||View Course|
|Fall 2023||802||Wed||8:00 PM - 10:00 PM||View Course|
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106