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SOWK 760 - Psychopathology for Social Work Practice

Class Session: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Friday, December 08, 2017

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Instructor: Jennifer Butler


Course Description

Study of the major syndromes in mental illness, their etiology and treatment.


General Information

Course will be delivered by Web conferencing utilizing Adobe Connect. Students may be present, either in person or online, for the class sessions on Mondays, 5:50-8:45 pm., or may view the class at a later time. USC Columbia students may attend classes in Swearingen Engineering Center room 2A11; all other students will view classes via the Internet and may call in with questions. For students viewing the class live online, the Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first class meeting. Students viewing at a later time may visit the Web site video.sc.edu; click on the appropriate college/school and then your class link to view lectures. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(One or more synchronous components will REQUIRE meeting face-to-face or Online).


Course Materials

Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.


.Video Streaming Assistance.

Information on technical requirements and getting started with video streaming can be found here.


Information is accurate as of November 18, 2017, 4:27 pm (Subject to change)



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