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SWK-751 Practice with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations: Micro Interventions

Graduate, Masters


Course Overview

This practice course is taken in the concentration (second year) of the Masters degree program focusing on advanced social work practice with deaf and hard of hearing individuals, couples and families. The course emphasizes the development of culturally sensitive application of strategies and interventions in social work practice. Theoretical models of practice such as family systems theory, ego psychology and brief solution therapy will be applied to deaf and hard of hearing populations. The course deepens and broadens the development of approaches to address ethical dilemmas in practice within Deaf communities.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Graduate, Masters
Co-requisite: SWK 713

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Admissions Requirements

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