2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (March 2015) 
    
    Jan 23, 2021  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (March 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOCW 6511 - Treatment of Forensic Populations


(5 cr.) In this course, students gain the foundational knowledge necessary to evaluate and subsequently treat many different forensic populations, such as sex offenders, substance abusers, and white-collar criminals. Students analyze the use of traditional forms of intervention, including individual and group psychotherapy, as well as recent developments in intervention, such as restorative justice. Applying the concepts and theories learned in the course, students develop a project scenario in which they feature an offender and describe treatment approaches as well as related ethical, legal, and multicultural factors that may impact treatment. Students also consider and discuss professional identity and goals.



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