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SCWK 7726 Neuroscience of Human Relationships & Development (Summer: 3 )

Course Description

Following human development from conception to end of life, the course provides students with an introduction to key neurobiological aspects (such as brain development and genetics) of the life course. Special attention is paid to examining the association between neurobiology and the nested layers and relationships in which development unfolds, including family, school, community and wider society/policy. Concepts important to social work (including but not limited to attachment, trauma, stress, social relationships, emotions, health and mental health) are addressed within various stages of development. No background in the biological sciences is required.


Prerequisites: SCWK7721. SCWK7721.

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Comments: Elective

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17