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SOCW 6331: Introduction to Direct Practice

Introduction to the DSM, and finding reliable information on mental disorders, their causes, diagnoses and treatments.

Citation Style

  • Dr. Cuevas and Dr. Poduthase require that you use APA style for your writing.
  • Style is much more than formatting references. It includes:
    • language usage
    • font size, line spacing, and page numbering
    • paragraph, page, and table formatting, etc
  • There is a copy of the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association at the Research & Access Desk.


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