The College of Health and Human services
The School of Social Work is dedicated to a course of study and professional preparation that educates students, pursues scholarly inquiry and performs community services in order to promote a strengths approach to social work practice.
|The GATE Model is a user-friendly, addictions-specific tool that enhances the options available to the professional, for the assessment of clients in diverse settings, and the creation of Person-Centered Plans (PCP). Developed for the Masters of Social Work curriculum of the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, School of Social Work, the GATE Model is an interactive, graphic tool that simplifies the process of identifying needs and allocating resources, within the continuum of care.
||April 1-March 31, 2014; $99|
Motivational Interviewing is a person-centered directive therapeutic style that works to elicit client’s motivations for change. Clients’ responses usually contain reasons for change that are personally important for them. This self-talk can be used to address discrepancies between clients’ words and actions in a manner that is non-confrontational. Motivational Interviewing is an empirically validated, client-centered form of guiding used to resolve ambivalence and build motivation to change.
January 11, 2014; $99