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SWK 693 - Practice with Individuals, Families & Communities in Healthcare Settings

3 credits

This course examines the impact of illness from the medical, psychosocial and environmental perspectives.  Areas, such as coping with chronic illness, caregiver stress, grieving and loss, medical ethics and violence as a healthcare issue are examined.  The needs of at-risk populations (i.e., children, survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, frail elderly, individuals living with HIV/AIDS, etc.) are also examined.