This course will build on intervention approaches introduced in the essential courses and will promote more advanced engagement, assessment, intervention and evaluation skills in work with children, youth, transitional age youth, and families. Special attention will be given to issues of diversity as it relates to building therapeutic relationships and intervening with children, youth, transitional age youth, and their families.
This course focuses on advanced skill building regarding core practice interventions (e.g. engagement, contracting, problem-solving, emotional regulation, behavioral activation, cognitive restructuring, etc.) using specific brief, evidence-based and/or evidence-informed interventions including prevention, treatment and recovery as well as longer-term treatment and support for these children and youth as appropriate. Examples of practice interventions may include: behavioral/cognitive interventions, motivational interventions; resiliency based interventions, brief treatments for mental health and substance use problems, crisis intervention, parent management interventions, and group interventions. Intervention strategies will be analyzed in the context of delivering trauma-informed culturally responsive interventions.
|Instructor:||Laura L. Sanders|
|U-M Class #:||34490|
|Prerequisites:||Foundation Essentials Required|
|Time:||Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM|
|Credits:||3 Credit Hours|
|O:||On-line - course is delivered entirely on-line|
* The course listings below are provided for reference only. These offerings may be subject to change or cancellation.
|Fall 2020||001||Wed||9:00 AM - 12:00 PM||View Course|
|Winter 2021||001||Tue||6:00 PM - 9:00 PM||View Course|
|Winter 2021||003||Wed||9:00 AM - 12:00 PM||View Course|
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106