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410.610.01 HEALTH AND HOMELESSNESS

Department:
Health Behavior and Society
Term:
4th term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
March 30, 2013 and April 13, 2013 - 9:30 AM-5:00 PM; April 27, 2013 and May 11, 2013 - 9:30 AM-1:00 PM
  • Saturday,  9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday,  9:30am - 12:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Lee Bone
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Introduces the issues of homelessness and its relationship to health. Lectures, seminars, and community experience present factors leading to homelessness, myths about homelessness, barriers to accessing services, health problems that arise from homelessness, multidisciplinary approaches to health care from homeless persons, and advocacy strategies.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on participation in workshops, community site observational sessions, and a project/written report.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required