SW 873 Psychosocial Dimensions of Health and Medical Care Practice (Fall: 3)

Prerequisite: SW 762
Corequisite: 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.
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