SW 573 Solution Focused Practice

3 credits

Solution focused practice has been widely used in the counseling, medical, education and business fields. This online course will present the origin, principles, theory, research and application of solution focused work through both synchronous and asynchronous course material. Students will develop the knowledge base to utilize this intervention approach in multiple settings. The differential application of solution focused techniques based on assessment, treatment plans and ethical practice guidelines will be explored. A major emphasis will be placed on skill development and implementation. Participants will be expected to engage in case discussions, experiential exercises, role plays and simulations which integrate theory with practice.