The 120-credit curriculum provides content in human behavior and the social environment, social welfare policy and services, practice theory and skills, and research. The field education component (450 supervised hours) provides students with a hands-on learning experience in social service agencies throughout New Hampshire. The curriculum integrates content on values and ethics, human diversity, populations-at-risk, and the promotion of social and economic justice. Options are available in aging services, child and family services, health services, mental health services, and social services for Spanish-speaking communities.

SW 3300 - Mental Health and Society
Credits: 3
Examines current issues and problems in mental health, mental illness and health care delivery from a domestic and global perspective. Studies the impact of social life, including culture, social class, race and ethnicity, gender and age on physical and emotional health. Studies the history and current status of mental health care and service delivery in the United States and other nations. Addresses cross-cultural issues and challenges, epidemiological trends, treatment methods and interventions and mental health outcomes. Springs. (GACO)

*All course information is from the 2016-2017 Catalog.