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SW 640. Human Behavior in the Social Environment for Health and Behavioral Health. 3 Hours.

Students will learn conceptualizations of health and mental health, including historical constructs and current conceptualizations. Students will learn human biology, including brain functions and genetics and epigenetics. Students will be introduced to pharmacology related to health and mental health conditions. Students will be exposed to various constructs of types of diversity, and how they relate to both health and behavioral health. Students will learn about social, economic and environmental justice, and how it relates to both practice and policy. This course will examine how human behavior in the social environment effects the intervention process, including engagement, assessment, intervention and evaluation.

Social Work

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...1 SW 610 Diagnosis and Assessment for Health and Behavioral Health 3 SW 640 Human...

Health Care Organization and Policy

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...Professionals (ie Nsg, MD, SW and Public Health...Track Requirements 21 HCO 640 Disaster and Emergency...