COU PC521 - Introduction to Counseling in Medical Settings

(Credits: 3)

This course provides the theoretical foundations and fundamental skills for the delivery of services and consultation in a Primary Care setting. Students are introduced to several models in the context of multi-disciplinary interventions that include Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Women’s Health, Nutrition, Behavioral Medicine, Health Psychology, and other specialties. Furthermore, students will gain an awareness of the public health sector, health care disparities, methods for program evaluation, ethical issues, as well as working with diverse populations and developing specific population wide interventions.