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Families and Health (Public Health)

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SW727, Section 001

This course will examine families as a primary context for understanding health and health-related behaviors. Major topices include: 1) models and theories of the family, 2) history and current status of family-based practice, 3) the impact of demographic trends and their impact on family structure and functioning, 4) family diversity with respect to social status groups, ethnicity, and culture and their implications for understanding health phenomena, 5) families as the context for socialization to health beliefs and practices, 6) the provision of family-based care, and 7) health profiles of family members and their roles.

Semester: Winter 2015
Instructor: Linda M. Chatters
Category: HBSE
U-M Class #: 31012
Program Type: Residential
Credits: 3 Credit Hours

Course Codes

W:Social Work is not the home dept; home dept in parenthesis, contact home dept with questions

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