Clinical Social Work With Depressed Clients

By Olga Mikhailova and Jo Nol
Edited by Jerrold R. Brandell

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Developed in collaboration with social workers Olga Mikhailova, Jo Nol, and Jerrold R. Brandell, Clinical Social Work with Depressed Clients helps participants better understand the nature of depression, as well as how to apply various psychodynamic approaches and interventions with clients experiencing various levels and shades of depression. 
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  2 Credits
  Timely Material
  Expert Faculty

About the Course

After taking this self-study course, you will be able to:

• Identify classifications and factors of depression.
• Differentiate among psychodynamic approaches to depression.
• Describe cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and control-mastery theory (CMT).

You will earn 2 credits by completing this course.

Please note: Accreditation not available in New York, New Jersey, or West Virginia.


Olga Mikhailova works as a psychiatric clinician on an adult inpatient unit at the Institute of Living, Hartford, Connecticut. She received her M.S.W. at Wayne State University.

Jo Nol, Ph.D., M.S., LCSW
, retired from private practice, is adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut School of Social Work. She received an M.S.W. from Michigan State University, a Ph.D. from Smith College, School for Social Work, and an M.S. in neuroscience from University of Hartford.

Jerrold R. Brandell
is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Wayne State University School of Social Work, where he taught from 1992 -2020, and also served in several administrative roles, including interim dean. A practicing psychotherapist-psychoanalyst, he is (founding) editor-in-chief of Psychoanalytic Social Work. He has published over 50 journal articles and book chapters and 16 books in the discipline.