Columbia University School of Social Work Office of Professional Excellence—Course Directory
 
Columbia School of Social Work
Office of Professional Excellence
Course Offerings
as of 10/23/2017 8:43:43 AM
Spring 2017 | Summer 2017 | Autumn 2017
New York State LCSW Content Areas
Codes following course descriptions indicate the New York State LCSW content area(s) satisfied by the course. Courses without codes do not satisfy any of the content areas.
For more information see General Information on LMSW and LCSW Licensing in New York State and the List of Courses Meeting LCSW Requirements.
DIAG DSM, diagnosis
ASMT Assessment in clincial social work process
TRMT Clincial social work treatment
POPS Clinical social work practice with general and special populations
T6009 Military Social Work
3 points. 45 contact hours (continuing education units/CEUs). This course will help students work with clients from a military background, applying their social work knowledge and skills in a culturally sensitive way to military service members, veterans, their families, and their communities. Students will learn to present as culturally competent social workers by enacting use of self within the specific manifestations of culture, diversity and ethics present in a military context. They will learn to identify how combat/deployment stressors impact relationship and attachment patterns, and to recognize risk and protective factors. They will also learn to identify and critically assess the relationship between social welfare policy and clinical social work practice with combat veterans and their families.
 

Autumn 2017
Section D11. 9/1/2017 - 12/30/2017. ONLINE COURSE. Thursday 8:00pm-9:30pm (room TBA). David Swayne Jr.. Call number: 86698.

 
T7302 Social Work Practice in Alcoholism and Other Chemical Dependencies
3 points. 45 contact hours (continuing education units/CEUs). This course deals with the scope of the problem, current theories and controversies in the field of alcoholism. Focus is placed on assessment and interventive strategies in services to individuals, families and groups. Clinical issues of denial, enabling, and countertransference, along with issues of culture, staffing patterns, social work role, and resource funding, are emphasized.   DIAG ASMT TRMT POPS 
 

Autumn 2017
Section 002. 9/5/2017 - 12/15/2017. Tuesday 4:10pm-6:00pm (room 312). Jeffrey Diaz. Call number: 29731.
Section D03. 9/5/2017 - 12/15/2017. ONLINE COURSE. Wednesday 1:00pm-2:30pm (room TBA). Armin Richard J Baier; Barbara Feldmann. Call number: 22050.

 
T7305 Social Work Practice and Human Sexuality
(Prerequisite: T7100 Foundations of Social Work Practice.) 3 points. 45 contact hours (continuing education units/CEUs). An introduction to human sexuality in the context of social work practice, this course prepares students to assume a significant role in helping clients to deal with issues of human sexuality. Students are encouraged to address the affective, cognitive, and clinical components of practice and to apply them in their practice.   ASMT TRMT POPS 
 

Autumn 2017
Section D03. 9/5/2017 - 12/15/2017. ONLINE COURSE. Wednesday 8:00pm-9:30pm (room TBA). Eva Kant. Call number: 90948.

 
T7307 Social Work Practice in the AIDS Epidemic
(Prerequisite: T7100 Foundations of Social Work Practice.) 3 points. 45 contact hours (continuing education units/CEUs). The course focuses on enabling, mediating, and advocating intervention for HIV-affected populations, and provides a unique opportunity to unite case and cause.   ASMT TRMT POPS 
 

Autumn 2017
Section 001. 9/5/2017 - 12/15/2017. Wednesday 6:10pm-8:00pm (room 805). Nathan Schaefer. Call number: 71857.

 
T7311 Social Work Practice and Domestic Violence
(Prerequisite: T7100 Foundations of Social Work Practice.) 3 points. 45 contact hours (continuing education units/CEUs). Students examine the issue of violence against women in families. The demographics of the population, theories of domestic violence, crisis intervention, and short- and long-term clinical issues will be examined, as will service modalities for women victims and survivors, batterers, and their children.   ASMT TRMT POPS 
 

Autumn 2017
Section D01. 9/5/2017 - 12/15/2017. ONLINE COURSE. Monday 8:00pm-9:30pm (room TBA). Allison Ross. Call number: 77847.

 
T7320 Adult Psychopathology and Pathways to Wellness
(Prerequisite: T7100 Foundations of Social Work Practice.) 3 points. 45 contact hours (continuing education units/CEUs). Designed to give students an overall view of the psychopathology demonstrated by patients with the major psychiatric conditions, this course emphasizes background information concerning concepts of diagnosis in their historical context, and current concepts using specific psychopathological criteria to reach a diagnosis as expounded by DSM-5. This course is strongly recommended for clinical students, especially Health, Mental Health, and Disabilities.   DIAG ASMT TRMT POPS 
 

Autumn 2017
Section 003. 9/5/2017 - 12/15/2017. Tuesday 6:10pm-8:00pm (room 304). Pascale Jean-Noel. Call number: 70641.