Sep 15, 2019  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SWK 6700. Integrated Health Policy and Services (3)


The purpose of this course is to provide intensive study of the evolution of the integration of Primary Care and Behavioral Health services and to provide an opportunity for synthesis and application of learning and practice of policy in this service arena. The content of the course reflects the values of the social work profession and focuses on the role of the "social policy practitioner" in assisting individuals in the maintenance or attainment of optimal health and mental health, social and economic justice, and recovery and wellness. Theories related to organizational structure and change within an Integrated Behavioral Health environment and strategies for practitioners to influence policies and promote change in the interest of service consumer, agency, and society will be presented. The course will provide the knowledge and skills necessary for direct involvement in the political and organizational processes used to influence policy and delivery systems. PREREQ: Admission to MSW Program



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