SW-711: Psychopharmacology

3 credit hours

This course is designed to educate the advanced clinical practitioner with a comprehensive understanding of psychotropic medication classifications, neurotransmitters/mechanisms of action, and adverse effects of psychotropic medications. Special consideration is given to the integration of psychotropic drugs with evidence-based therapies. Attention to issues of diversity (race/ethnicity, sexual orientation etc.), mental health stigma, and socioeconomic barriers to medical intervention will be given.