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SOCW 553 19A - Integrated Behav. Health & HC

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Students will learn therapeutic approaches, brief interventions and bioethical frameworks to help patients/family navigate illness, disability, and healthcare systems and promote health and wellness. Students will learn roles and functions of clinical social workers in healthcare settings with special attention to Integrated Care models and roles of the behavioral health consultant/provider and medical social worker on healthcare teams. Holistic biopsychosocial models that are patient/family centered, team-based, collaborative, and that integrate physical and behavioral health care to address social determinants of health and health equity will be emphasized. Common chronic and acute health conditions and medical terminology are discussed as well as evidence-based psychosocial interventions in hospital, primary care, and other outpatient settings. Course Information: 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: Admission to MSW program.

Special Instructions:

This section is for the 2019 iMSW cohort. Class will meet VIRTUALLY via Zoom the following four Saturdays: 2/20, 3/27, 4/17, 5/1/2021. .

Academic Program Restrictions:

MSW:Social Work -UIUC

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 0

Term(s): Spring

Option 2

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Spring


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