This paper discusses the aims and format of an introductory course in clinical sociology. It reviews the process of teaching clinical sociology as a profession and teaching the theoretical basis that distinguishes the field. Case studies, guest practitioners, and practical exercises are used to prompt an application and integration of the acquired knowledge. Ideally, the course reviewed here can serve as a model for others devising courses in this emerging field or for those attempting to bring some uniformity to the clinical sociology curriculum.

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