SWK 717 - Forensic Social Work Advocacy and Case Management
3 Credit(s) This course introduces the professional arena of forensic social work at the intersection of social work and the legal system in the United States. Students are exposed to innovative practice and advocacy solutions that address the psychosocial determinants of health, well-being and legal/justice involvement. Course participants will increase their knowledge, values, and specific skills for collaborative interdisciplinary work with forensic populations in diverse practice settings, including protective services, the courts, and corrections. Three lecture hours per week.
Pre-requisite: SWK 700