2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    Feb 29, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SWRK 515 - Forensic Social Work

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

This course addresses working with criminals in clinics, prisons, juvenile and adult services, corrections, court mandated treatment and psychiatric hospitals for defendants being evaluated and treated on issues of responsibilities and competence to stand trial. As well, the course will address the related issues of working with the families of these offenders. Students will develop familiarity with the adversary process and the issues social workers confront in the civil and criminal justice system. This course also includes experiential learning from field trips. Students will interface/interact with the inmates and the prison staffs during these trips.

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