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Graduate Course Details
Number SWK 808
Title Human Behavior Theory: Older Adults and End-of-Life-Care
Credits 3.0


This course is designed to familiarize students with the biological, social and psychological aspects of the aging process, life threatening illness, death, grief, and bereavement. It seeks to integrate knowledge from various phases of the field of gerontology and end-of-life care in order to create an understanding of the relationship between the internal and external forces experienced in the process of aging and end-of-life over the life cycle and across cultural contexts. Prerequisite: SWK 722 or SWK 797.

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