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221.634.01 Stress Management for Relief Workers

Department:
International Health
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2010 - 2011
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Tue 02/08/2011 - Tue 03/15/2011
Class Times:
February 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15
  • Tuesday,  5:30 - 8:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
George Everly
Course Instructor:
  • George Everly
Resources:
Description:

Provides awareness of emotional stress faced by health workers providing humanitarian assistance in emergency situations. Topics include signs and symptoms of stress disorders (critical-incident stress), components of critical-incidence management programs, and provision of services to prevent long-term mental health consequences.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on class participation, and a take-home final exam.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required