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SOWK 768 - Psychodiagnostics

Class Session: Monday, May 14, 2018 - Thursday, June 21, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Instructor: Nicole Cavanagh

Course Description

Students will learn to develop diagnostic skills utilizing standard diagnostic nomenclature and treatment strategies, including choice of therapeutic models and indications/contraindications for particular kinds of counseling. The social work imperative of considering person-in-environment is infused throughout. Mutli-cultural and ethical components are also integrated.

Online Session Information

Students will be required to participate in online meetings via Adobe Connect on Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:45 - 9:00pm. The Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first class meeting. 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 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.

Syllabus Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.

Assignment Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.

Information is accurate as of March 22, 2018, 9:27 am (Subject to change)

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