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.

5346. Clinical Conditions with Adults and Older Adults

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 adults and older adults who have a range of bio-psychosocial problems related to mental disorders. Students will learn a range of assessment and intervention skills and become familiarized 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 the larger bio-psychosocial system and attention is paid to differences based upon such variables as age, gender, ethnicity, 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 12682 Hartford In Person Abebe, Bisrat 701 Reg Tu 4:00pm‑6:30pm
8/22 SSW 113 3.00 Graded
Spring 2024 12683 Hartford Online Asynchronous Berthold, Megan 702 Reg 16/22 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11925 Hartford In Person Haswell, Robert 701 Reg Th 4:00pm‑6:30pm
10/22 SSW 107 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11926 Hartford Online Asynchronous Abebe, Bisrat 702 Reg 15/22 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded