Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5300. Substance Use I: Intro to Alcohol and Other Drugs

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to students in both the MSW program and the STEP program.

Grading Basis: Graded

Examines the special issues and problems in dealing with alcohol and drug abuse. Focuses on: developing a conceptual framework of drug abuse and addiction; major classifications of drugs; examining high risk populations with an emphasis on their unique problems and needs; integrating knowledge with practice by giving careful consideration to treatment issues such as identification, assessment, referral, therapeutic strategies, treatment modalities and settings; providing information on the role of federal, state, and voluntary organizations which impact on prevention, education and treatment programs. Elective course for Substantive Area: Focused Area of Study on Mental Health and Substance Abuse in Social Work Practice.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2024 12588 Hartford In Person Nichols, Cynthia 701 Reg We 6:45pm‑9:15pm
19/25 HTB 220 3.00 Graded
Spring 2024 12589 Hartford Hybrid Haswell, Robert 702 Reg Sa 1:00pm‑4:00pm
Sa 1:00pm‑4:00pm
Sa 1:00pm‑4:00pm
Sa 1:00pm‑4:00pm
Sa 1:00pm‑4:00pm
Sa 1:00pm‑4:00pm
Sa 1:00pm‑4:00pm
14/25 HTB 147 3.00 Graded Class to meet 1:00-4:00pm in-person on: 1/20, 2/3, 2/10, 3/2, 3/23, 4/6, and 4/20. Additional remote asynchronous content for students to complete outside of the in-person times.
Fall 2024 11836 Hartford In Person Nichols, Cynthia 701 Reg Mo 4:00pm‑6:30pm
20/25 SSW 107 3.00 Graded