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2018-2019

HS 213 - Contemporary Issues of Aging

( 3 :0 :0 ) 3 credits

This course provides students with an overview of the concepts, characteristics, skills, and clinical issues of case management in a variety of settings that service the geriatric population. The coursework introduces the student to controversial issues in aging. Students will learn skills, approaches, and issues involved in implementing programs. Students will examine key legislation, policies, practice, and outcomes of managed care. Family roles, group planning, recreation, independent living, and aging in place will be discussed. Students will acquire skills necessary to counsel the geriatric population.

Pre-Requisites:
HS 101 - Introduction to Human Services