Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

Graduate Courses

SOWK 619: Issues in Treatment of Women

Credit Hours



This course focuses on the identification and application of treatment strategies relevant to practice with women. Issues in diagnosis include: high prevalence disorders in women, developmental and role issues, and female identity issues. Relationship issues are identified based on understanding sexism and stereotyping in society and social work as a "female profession."  Intervention process issues include focus on female populations including battered, minority, and alcoholic women. Sample Syllabus