Introduces the basic techniques of interviewing, counseling, and treatment therapies used in the mental health and social work fields. Course is comprised of two parts: theory and field experience. The theoretical portion will introduce interviewing, counseling, and treatment therapies through 45 hours of in-class instruction. The course will expand on the historical and political aspects of the field of social work. Field experience will provide students the opportunity to learn at cooperating mental health agencies, under the guidance of a licensed professional, for 45 clock hours of off-campus learning.