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 12/13/2018 7:46:47 AM
Spring 2018 | Summer 2018 | Autumn 2018
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
T6205 Social Work Practice with Children
(Prerequisite: T7100 Foundations of Social Work Practice.) 3 points. 45 contact hours (continuing education units/CEUs). Students study assessment and intervention with children and their parents; differentiation between socio-cultural, developmental, functional, and organic deviations and variations; and various techniques and skills (e.g., play, dramatization, and verbalization) that can be helpful when working with children.   DIAG ASMT TRMT POPS 
 

Autumn 2018
Section 001. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. Tuesday 4:10pm-6:00pm (room 705). Alexza Gutierrez. Call number: 83031.
Section 002. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. Wednesday 6:10pm-8:00pm (room 311). Joan Bell. Call number: 83779.

 
T6214 Social Work Practice with Families
(Prerequisite: T7100 Foundations of Social Work Practice.) 3 points. 45 contact hours (continuing education units/CEUs). Students study the objectives and characteristics of family treatment as well as the role of the worker and techniques commonly used. Relevant concepts about family as a social system, interactional processes, social class, and role conflicts, individual psychodynamics and situational variables are examined in terms of various types of family treatment reported from practice.   ASMT TRMT POPS 
 

Autumn 2018
Section 001. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. Tuesday 2:00pm-3:50pm (room 305). Candice Goldberg. Call number: 29574.
Section 002. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. Tuesday 11:00am-12:50pm (room 305). Candice Goldberg. Call number: 23328.

 
T6603 Developmental Aspects of Adolescence: Theoretical and Intervention Perspectives
(Prerequisite: T660A, T660B Human Behavior and the Social Environment A and B.) 3 points. 45 contact hours (continuing education units/CEUs). A developmental approach to adolescent psychopathology based on extensive readings and clinical discussion is studied. Subphases of adolescence and developmental deviations and implications for social work practice are also considered.   DIAG ASMT TRMT POPS 
 

Autumn 2018
Section 001. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. Tuesday 2:00pm-3:50pm (room 802). Ronald Feldman. Call number: 13782.
Section 002. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. Tuesday 6:10pm-8:00pm (room 1109). Ronald Feldman. Call number: 27397.

 
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 2018
Section 001. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. Wednesday 4:10pm-6:00pm (room 312). Adriana Rodriguez. Call number: 93196.
Section D03. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. ONLINE COURSE. Wednesday 1:00pm-2:30pm (room TBA). Armin Richard J Baier; Barbara Feldmann. Call number: 98246.
Section D04. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. ONLINE COURSE. Monday 8:30pm-10:00pm (room TBA). Noel Ramirez. Call number: 98446.

 
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 2018
Section 002. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. Tuesday 9:00am-10:50am (room 802). Lauren Taylor. Call number: 79032.
Section D03. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. ONLINE COURSE. Wednesday 5:30pm-7:00pm (room TBA). Eva Kant. Call number: 78030.

 
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 2018
Section 001. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. Tuesday 6:10pm-8:00pm (room 301). Instructor TBA. Call number: 84031. Canceled.

 
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 2018
Section 001. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. Tuesday 4:10pm-6:00pm (room 305). Lorraine Pirro. Call number: 28747.
Section 003. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. Tuesday 6:10pm-8:00pm (room 312). Pascale Jean-Noel. Call number: 27782.
Section D04. 9/4/2018 - 12/13/2018. ONLINE COURSE. Tuesday 8:30pm-10:00pm (room TBA). Sonali Zoracki. Call number: 12546.