Examination of theory, knowledge, and practice skills needed to understand and engage with individuals. Emphasis placed on viewing human behavior and social problems as multi-casual. The planned change process for addressing individual challenges and assets will be stressed with an emphasis on evidence-based intervention. Students will develop an understanding of how human diversity and ethics impacts the functioning of individuals. Teaching methodology includes modeling, observation, simulation, role-play, structured exercises, video role-play, and peer or instructor feedback.



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