This intervention course serves as an introduction to the social work profession with special attention paid to interventions. It examines generalist social work practice with individuals in groups and large systems. Students use critical thinking skills to assess, implement and evaluate change. Focus of this intervention course is the generalist intervention model of social work practice with individuals & families. By using systems theory and a strengths-based perspective, the student will develop interviewing, communication, & recording skills. Students will define and establish professional relationships and apply different problem-solving interventions. The student learns assessment and intervention skills by completing a Mental Status Exam (MSE) and Case Write-Up with a Treatment Plan.