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Department Minors

The Department of Social Work & Youth Services offers two Minors available to all students at SVSU. The Youth Services Minor is linked below.

The Behavioral Health - Substance Use and Dependency Minor was added to the 2024/2025 Academic Calendar and will be linked when that document is published.  The courses for the minor are available now. More information can be found below.

Substance Use Minor

All courses are online and asynchronous - Contact Matt Mitchell

SW300*90 – Interviewing and the Helping Relationship - Fall and Winter

SW311*90 – Introduction to Substance Use Disorder - Summer and Winter

SW381*90 – SUD Screening, Assessment, & Engagement - Fall

SW382*90 – SUD Treatment, Planning, Collaboration, and Referral - Winter 

SW383*90 – SUD Professional & Ethical Responsibilities - Fall

SW389*90 – Practicum Placement – Special Populations – 3 credits - Fall and Winter

Social Work Certifications

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(989) 964-4626(989) 964-4626

Department Chair

Michael Heron


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