330.655.01 Field Visits in Drug Abuse and Health Program Planning.
- Mental Health
- 1st term
- 2 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2012 - 2013
- East Baltimore
- Class Times:
- Friday, 1:30 - 3:50pm
Students visit local, state and federal agencies and programs engaged in health and drug abuse risk factor/reduction through prevention, treatment, research and policy implementation programs. Visits are intended to deepen understanding of the array of program models for the prevention and control of public health and drug abuse risk factors that exist in the U.S.
- Learning Objectives:
- Identify and describe exemplars of types of public health prevention and treatment programs current in the USA
- Perform a critical review of current social, medical and psychological literature reporting evaluations of program effectiveness
- Prepare a project proposal which includes an introduction, statement of problem and literature review for funding a treatment or prevention program taking into account their own country’s context
- Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation based on a comparative analysis of two modes of treatment or prevention.
- Enrollment Restriction:
Must be a Humphrey Fellow in Drug Abuse or have consent of instructor.
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for all students
- Consent Note:
Consent required of undergraduates.
- For consent, contact:
- Special Comments: