Social Work

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Graduate Course Details
Number SWK 846
Title Health Policy and Services
Credits 3.0
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
S1 3065 1/19/17 - 5/8/17 R 6:00pm - 8:40pm LAFAYETTE (004) Jonathan Lukens
S2 3990 1/19/17 - 5/8/17 R 6:00pm - 8:40pm LAFAYETTE (103) Wanda DeJesus-Scott


This course adopts a social problem framework to examine and critically analyze health policies, health service delivery, and overall financing and organization of health care in America. Inequalities in health care services, disparities in incidence and scope of illness, and demographically-linked variations in access to health care resources and health outcomes will be examined. a critical lens will be applied to an examination of structural, institutional, and political factors that sustain these inequalities. Prerequisite: SWK802.

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