SW 873 Psychosocial Dimensions of Health and Medical Care Practice (Fall: 3)
SW 933 or permission
Required of Clinical Social Work students in the Health Field-of-Practice
Concentration; elective for others.
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.
Last Updated: 16-JAN-13