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.
Priority enrollment in this class section is reserved for students in the Online MSW programs. Other MSW students may enroll as space allows, but will need to submit a Course Enrollment Petition through the SSW website.
|Instructor:||Aliyah K. Masudi|
|U-M Class #:||28277|
|Time:||Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 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||002||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||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