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330.673.11 PREVENTION RESEARCH IN MENTAL HEALTH

Department:
Mental Health
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Thu 06/20/2013 - Thu 06/20/2013
Class Times:
  • Thursday,  8:30am - 5:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
George Rebok
Course Instructors:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

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Description:

Introduces the basic principles and methods that guide research on the prevention of alcohol, drug abuse, and mental disorders. Focuses on specific topics in prevention trial design, including multistage sampling and assessment methods, community and institutional base building, intervention theory and monitoring, and data analysis techniques and findings. Examines developmental epidemiologic and other methodologic approaches from a life-course perspective. No prerequisites. However, knowledge of basic ic epidemiologic and developmental principles will be helpful in interpreting the research presented.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on class participation and/or a final exam.

Enrollment Restriction:

Not available for academic credit for students who have taken 330.625 – Seminar in Prevention Research

Instructor Consent:

No consent required