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.

5345. Clinical Conditions with Children and Adolescents

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: FED 5301; open only to M.S.W. students in the Individuals, Groups and Families concentration.

Grading Basis: Graded

Practice course paying equal attention to the values, skills, and knowledge required for social work practice with children, adolescents, and their families. These youth have a range of bio-psychosocial problems related to mental disorders. Students will learn a range of assessment and intervention skills and will become familiar with current psychiatric classification systems, such as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) and the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Students will demonstrate the ability to access the most recent empirical and practice knowledge, and to develop skills related to work in a variety of mental health settings. Mental disorders will be learned within the context of larger bio-psychosocial systems. Attention is paid to differences based upon such variables as age, gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, and physical ability.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2024 12679 Hartford In Person Pearlman, Ruth 701 Reg Mo 1:25pm‑3:55pm
21/22 HTB 318 3.00 Graded
Spring 2024 12680 Hartford Online Asynchronous Elsaesser, Caitlin 702 Reg 20/22 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded
Spring 2024 12681 Hartford Online Asynchronous Phillips, Jon 703 Reg 15/22 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11923 Hartford In Person Pearlman, Ruth 701 Reg Th 6:45pm‑9:15pm
15/22 HTB 142 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11924 Hartford Online Asynchronous Elsaesser, Caitlin 702 Reg 22/22 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded