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330.653.01 Seminar On Program Planning in Developing Countries On Drug Abuse and Other Health Problems III


Mental Health
3rd term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  3:30 - 5:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Pierre Alexandre
Course Instructor:
  • Pierre Alexandre

Reviews the scientific, social and political issues involved in resource allocation for programs to prevent and control drug abuse and other emergent public health problems in developing countries. Examines examples of major prevention program types, such as mass media awareness programs, school based programs, community outreach networking programs and public treatment programs. Students present a formal proposal to mitigate some aspect of the selected health problem. The presenter advocates for the adoption of the proposal in a role play committee meeting which will vote on acceptance or rejection of the proposal.

Methods of Assessment:

Oral Presentation and class participation

Enrollment Restriction:

Must be a Humphrey Fellows in drug abuse or have consent of instructor.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Students not in Humphrey Fellows program.

For consent, contact:

Special Comments:

Course is held in departmental space.