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.

5393. Emerging Issues in Mental Health and Substance Abuse

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

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

Grading Basis: Graded

This course is designed to introduce students to current issues confronting providers of mental health and addiction services and consumers of these services as we enter the 21st Century. Philosophies about people with mental health, addiction and co-occurring disorders are changing in response to the developing knowledge base and the rise of consumer movements. Specific emphasis on the growing need for broad based multicultural service systems for consumers will be fostered. Issues of poverty and the "severely and predominantly mentally ill" will be discussed. Required 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
Fall 2024 11877 Hartford In Person Coleman, Sheila 701 Reg We 4:00pm‑6:30pm
13/25 HTB 210 3.00 Graded