[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Aug 08, 2022  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HUS 347 - Theories and Practice in Aging

3 credits

Prerequisite(s): HUS 121  
This course is designed to prepare students for work with aging adults.  It will introduce students to current issues effecting seniors today such as health care, finances and economics, retirement and work, victimization by fraud, family life, housing and transportation, death and dying, and personal health/mental health concerns.  Current legislation will be explored in its relationship to services provided for aging adults such as Medicare, social security, senior centers, mental health counseling, nursing home care, adult day care programs, and other community programs. Practice skills will be taught regarding case management, assessment, treatment planning, group work, and resource and referral with this population.