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Human Behavior & Soc. Environ. II (SSW 251)

Term: 2011-2012 Academic Year Spring Semester

Faculty

Marilyn M Sullivan-CosettiShow MyInfo popup for Marilyn M Sullivan-Cosetti
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Schedule

Wed, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (1/19/2012 - 5/11/2012) Location: SHU MAURA 330
Wed, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (1/19/2012 - 1/27/2012) Location: SHU ADMIN 408

Description

Extension of SSW250 with an integrated biological, psychological, social, and cultural approach to understanding human psychopathology across the lifespan. Students will explore the behavioral health of populations at risk through a competency-based assessment model for social workers and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Further, the course will focus on building sensitivity to diversity while examining the influence of age, gender, culture, ethnicity, sexual orientation and socioeconomic status of individuals with behavioral health problems, and their families. Pre- or co-requisite: SSW150. Spring semester. 3 credits.