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Fall 2021
Sep 29,2022
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MSWK 662 - PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
This one credit intensive course addresses major psychoactive drugs used in the treatment of psychological and behavioral disorders in both a behavioral and primary care setting. Theoretical and practical approaches to treatment of depression, anxiety, insomnia, attention deficit, psychosis and trauma-related stress disorders are examined with the goal of advancing students’ knowledge of best practices that compliment current evidence-based interventions. will review diagnostic categories and symptoms of the major mental illnesses. Appropriate medications for particular conditions will be described along with potential side effects. Clinical issues around social work with clients on medication, such as taking or not taking meds, will be discussed. Issues that arise in collaborative work with interdisciplinary teams will be described.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate

Grad Social Work Department

Course Attributes:
MSW COURSE FOR GRAD FEE ASSESS

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      MSW-Social Work
      Non-Degree-MSWK
      MSW-Social Work Adv. Standing
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Graduate

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