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Guyana86
Major Program of Study
Human Services

My Courses

HEA3510 HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY AND PROGRAM: ANALYSIS FOR HUMAN SERVICES, Fall2015

HEA3510 HEALTH AND SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY AND PROGRAM: ANALYSIS FOR HUMAN SERVICES, Fall2015

This course will review and assess health and social welfare policies and programs in order to provide the foundation for applied social welfare policy analysis and intervention. The course will define and utilize multiple analytical frameworks to examine the interactive nature of organizational, political, judicial, and economic principles on health and social welfare policy. The diversity of client populations and their respective needs will be considered as part of an overview of historic and current health and social welfare policies, programs and intervention strategies.

HUS3501, Counseling Methods, Fall 2015

HUS3501, Counseling Methods, Fall 2015

This course builds on the knowledge of counseling theories established in HUS 1201, Elements of Counseling. The focus is on the development of practice skills used in human services agencies.

My Projects

Professor Amanda Almond, Ph.D. Health/Social Psychology Research Lab

Professor Amanda Almond, Ph.D. Health/Social Psychology Research Lab

In the psychology research lab, student(s) work with Professor Almond on all aspects of the social science research process. New/On-going research includes: scale validation for self-care behaviors of women enrolled in graduate programs; the effects of microaggression on self-compassion, health promotion, and professional empowerment; and racial identity and attributions of race in the processing of disease-risk messages targeting Black Americans. The student’s role(s) will include: recruitment of subjects for research, identification of psychology programs for soliciting participants, entering data, entering surveys into Qualtrics, data collection and organization, literature searches, annotated bibliographies, and writing literature reviews. Research skills required included CITI certification training for ethical conduct in human subjects research. Skills: library literacy, writing, constructing bibliography, Excel, and Qualtrics (which I will train). Values: ethical access to journal articles, ethical research practices, and inclusion of diverse viewpoints in psychological research. Knowledge: Health psychology content and theory, social psychology and person perception theory, biopsychosocial model, and gender/race studies.

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