Skip to main content

SCWK 7729 Public Health Social Work (Summer: 3 )

Course Description

Public health social work (PHSW) emphasizes health promotion and prevention as well as targeting populations through population-based strategies. The course integrates research on health topics, populations, and settings to learn about the field of PHSW and application of skills to real-world problems. A life course perspective is used to discuss health behaviors and outcomes through all stages of development and across a range of settings. The aim of the course is to provide students a unique perspective on social work from the field of public health by focusing on health promotion, prevention, and reducing disparities at the population-level.


Prerequisites: SCWK7721. SCWK7721.

Cross listed with:

Comments: Elective

Last Updated: 25-Sep-18