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SW 450 - Social Work and Health

(3 units)
Building on generalist practice knowledge & skills, course examines advanced theories of health promotion, policy, evidence-based practice skills relevant to working with diverse populations, health care settings.

Prerequisite(s): Junior or Senior standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 1
Units of Discussion/Recitation: 2
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. recognize and discuss the important role of the social work profession and its function in health care setting within a changing context.
2. apply advanced theoretical knowledge for helping a diverse clientele in a variety of health care contexts and settings.
3. discuss health policies and health care systems, and how they relate to diversity, social and economic justice, and vulnerable populations.
4. examine the multidimensional nature of illness and its interactions with biological, psychological, social, and spiritual factors in cause, course, and outcome.
5. demonstrate practice skills needed in collaborative and interdisciplinary teams.


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