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SCWK 8873 Psychosocial Dimensions of Health and Medical Care Practice (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

An advanced course that utilizes the biopsychosocial model of assessment of individual and family response to illness. In addition, the course will address issues in behavioral and complementary and alternative medicine. The effect of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and socioeconomic status on health, health care treatments, and health care availability to diverse populations will also be addressed. Finally, the importance of social work contributions to research in health care will be examined.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: SCWK7762

Cross listed with:

Comments: Required of Clinical Social Work students in the Health Field-of-Practice Concentration; elective for others.


Last Updated: 06-Feb-15