Jun 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SCWK 221 - Crisis Intervention

(3 credits)
This course will provide students with a basic understanding of crisis theory and crisis intervention. Students will become familiar with the characteristics of a crisis, assumptions of crisis theory and crisis intervention models. Students will also come away from this course with an understanding of the different types of clients and crises they face. Students will also develop a competency in working with clients of differing culture, race, and ethnic backgrounds. Students, for example, will understand the unique stressors recent immigrants confront and how social workers can implement culturally-sensitive crisis interventions. In addition, students will become familiar with the role of culture, ethnicity, and race in issues of depression, schizophrenia, violence, and illness and death and dying.