SOWK 4325 Evolving Perspectives and Trends in Health and Wellness (3 credits)
This course provides an overview of the theories that inform social work practice in the field of health and wellness. Health as a concept is examined for its understanding and meaning in multiple practice settings, communities, and cultures. While addressing evolving trends and ethics in health care practice settings, a range of topics include systems perspectives and thinking, the intersection of health and mental health, wellness and prevention, social ecology of health promotion, client and person-centered care, care management, and health care disparities.
This course is the required Theory for Practice course for the Health, Equity and Wellness Concentration.