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410.610.01 HEALTH AND HOMELESSNESS

Department:
Health Behavior and Society
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
January 25 and February 8, 2014 - 9:30 AM-5:00 PM; February 22 and March 8, 2014 - 9:30 AM-12:50 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