330.655.01 FIELD VISITS IN DRUG ABUSE AND HEALTH PROGRAM PLANNING.
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.
At the conclusion of the course, students will be able to: 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.
- Friday 1:30 - 3:50