Graduate Course Descriptions

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5302. Advanced Practice with Individuals, Groups and Families: Theoretical Approaches

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: IGFP 5301; open only to MSW students in the Individuals, Groups and Families concentration. Corequisite: IGFP 5353 and FED 5310, or IGFP 5355.

Grading Basis: Graded

Overview of theoretical approaches to working with individuals, groups and families. Helps students to think critically about the use of theory in practice, evidence based practice, and ways of learning and knowing, including use of supervision. Introduction to psychodynamic, attachment, cognitive, and behavioral, as well as solution-focused approaches and motivational interviewing. The stages of group development, group dynamics and other content related to social work practice with groups. Theoretical frameworks such as systems, multisystemic and attachment on which family practice approaches are based.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2024 11915 Hartford In Person Lester-Harriat, Regina 701 Reg Mo 4:00pm‑6:30pm
20/20 HTB 220 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11916 Hartford In Person Lester-Harriat, Regina 702 Reg Mo 6:45pm‑9:15pm
17/20 HTB 220 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11917 Hartford In Person Sanchez-Villar, Lesly 703 Reg Tu 4:00pm‑6:30pm
6/20 SSW 107 3.00 Graded Reserved for CT Adelante Cohort - Instructed in Spanish
Fall 2024 11918 Hartford In Person Smith, Ellen 704 Reg Tu 12:30pm‑3:00pm
17/20 SSW 113 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11919 Hartford Online Synchronous Garran, Ann 705 Reg Tu 6:45pm‑9:15pm
20/20 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11920 Hartford In Person Iacono, Gio 706 Reg We 1:25pm‑3:55pm
21/20 SSW 113 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11921 Hartford In Person Heller, Nina 707 Reg Th 12:30pm‑3:00pm
14/20 HTB 138 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11922 Hartford In Person Moynihan, Laura 708 Reg Th 6:45pm‑9:15pm
5/20 SSW 113 3.00 Graded