Treatment of Adolescents: A Contextual Perspective

Course Number: 41900

Course Description

This contextually-based course will integrate developmental and systems theory to develop a framework for the assessment and treatment of adolescents. Conceptions of adolescence will be examined using research data. Indications for individual, group, and family treatment will be delineated. Emphasis will be on sharing responsibility with the family and collaborating with other social and helping institutions from engagement to termination. Specific topics: adolescent development, intergenerational relationships, gender, substance abuse, eating disorders, family violence, social victimization and cyber-bullying, and adolescent manifestations of mental health disorders. A working knowledge of human development, systems theory, and ecological approaches to social work is required.

Requirements Filled

Advanced Human Behavior in the Social Environment Courses

Clinical Concentration: All Clinical Classes

Professors and Lecturers Who Teach This Course

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