This is a graudate seminar focused on the latest developments in Health Information Technology. The internship is normally unpaid and, when taken as a three credit hour course, consists of 8 hours per week of field work over a 14-week semester. (OC), HHS 435     Obesity and the Lifecourse     3 Credit Hours, This course aims to introduce students to the fundamentals of the lifecourse perspective on health, while using “obesity” as a unifying example to illustrate its theoretical linkages to individual and population health, the practical implications for the administration and financing of the health care system, and for framing policy options. Promote health, wellness, and effective functioning in individual, family, group, community, and organizational settings; Demonstrate knowledge of the many determinants of individual and population health including specific risk factors for physical and mental illness, substance use and addiction, poverty and income inequality, attitudes and behaviors, and their impacts on the health and human services delivery system; and. Or, the borders might be more abstract, like the assumed borders between race, class, and gender, or even the possible barriers we perceive between personal experience and world events. COMM 290     Communications Practicum     3 Credit Hours. (F,S,W), Prerequisite(s): SOC 200 or SOC 201 or POL 364, Restriction(s): Can enroll if Class is GraduateCan enroll if Level is Graduate, HHS 570     Data Science and Ethics     3 Credit Hours, Technological innovations in how individuals, organizations, and governments collect and share personal information have raised myriad concerns regarding how that information can be best protected. Students themselves will learn to use language to become more active, well-informed citizens. The Health and Human Services major emphasizes community engagement and academic service learning. Underlying theories, effective strategies, and best strategies for working with persons in great need for improved health and the provision of appropriate human services are also presented. Prerequisite(s): COMP 106 or COMP 220 or COMP 270 or COMP 280 or Composition Placement Score with a score of 40 or Composition Placement Score with a score of 107, COMM 306     Comparat. The University of Michigan-Dearborn is great is you're working student looking for a degree. These conceptions include strategic planning, marketing, organizational communications, quality assurance, project management and team skills, supervision and evaluation, conflict resolution and office cultures and politics. Students will use this interdisciplinary study to examine the multiple identities of Americans - as determined by factors such as gender, race, class, ethnicity, and religion. Students cannot receive credit for both HHS 410 and HHS 510. Students should also refer to the Dearborn Discovery Core requirements to ensure that those are met. HHS 360     Responsible Drug Policy     3 Credit Hours, A study of the fundamentals needed for identifying both the appearance and effects of controlled substances. (OC), HHS 380     Religion, Medicine, and Health     3 Credit Hours, This interdisciplinary discussion course examines topics and research methods in the historical, sociological, psychological, and anthropological intersections between religion, medicine, and health for its effects on the understanding of illness and disease, health agency, death and dying, and other aspects of the illness experiience. The emphasis will be on the organizational and personal consequences of legal requirements. This includes the study of multiple identities as members of families, communities, civil societies, and businesses, and those that involve different social locations like gender, race, and ethnicity. HHS 412     Principles of Epidemiology     3 Credit Hours, The study of the frequency and distribution, as well as the causes and control, of disease in human populations. COMM 381     Postwar European Cinema     3 Credit Hours. Full Course Title: Metropolitan Impact of Health and Human Services Students use these theoretical approaches to understand how people in particular locations experience, adapt, resist and modify globally circulating aspects of media, popular culture, news and information. A culturally-sensitive, person-centered approach as well as the NASW Code of Ethics will be integral to the techniques and practices employed in this course. (F,W,S)), HHS 506     Program Evaluation     3 Credit Hours, This course will provide an introduction to key concepts in program evaluation. Emphasis on families with diverse structures is undertaken and diverse practice settings including home, school, child welfare, mental health, family court, corrections and other community environments are explored in detail. Students will read book-length examples by Azar Nafizi, Nelson Mandela, Frank Conroy, Mar Karr, Susanna Kaysen, Frank McCourt, Ann Patchett and Joan Didion, examining these books as models for writing. Recommended pre-requisites include HHS 360 and/or HHS 460. Global approach: Become aware of cultural and geopolitical factors that shape human and institutional behavior and that have consequences for vulnerable populations. (F,W,S), HHS 542     Medical Ethics     3 Credit Hours, Issues in medical ethics are among the most urgent facing the world today. Restriction(s): Can enroll if Level is Undergraduate, COMM 317     Case Studies in Tech Writing     3 Credit Hours. Full Course Title: Introduction to Media and Culture: Course focuses on the role of media as cultural institutions that both maintain and challenge power structures. (F,S,W), HHS 101     Intro to Health Education     3 Credit Hours, This course is designed to introduce students to the principles and practices of health education. This course is essential for students interested in working in health care settings, with children or pediatric populations, and in particular for persons seeking to become a Certified Child Life Specialist. A critical and historical perspective is used to understand the origins and meanings of these conceptions and the extent to which they correspond with the service mentality of health and human services. A special emphasis will be made on the relationship between substance abuse problems and mental illness, as well as the physical aspects of drug use. The course offers in-depth treatment of the communication problems and various document designs common to technical writing professionals. Communications – Write and speak effectively to reach multiple audiences. Using evidence-based best practices, graduates will be able to develop, offer, and evaluate programs that help people and groups function more effectively and overcome considerable individual and social challenges. The semester's portfolio of finished communications and "mock-ups" - including planning materials, news releases, brochures, newsletters, Internet communications, video and audio scripts - should demonstrate command of entry-level, professional abilities as a public relations campaign manager and producer. Explores how public relations, as an area of communications management and production, can contribute to an organization's success. (F,W,S), HHS 433     Race/Ethnic Health     3 Credit Hours, Full Course Title: Race, Ethnicity and Community Health Provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of public relations, including: history and contemporary professional status of the public relations practitioner; role of public relations as a management discipline; major areas of public relations work, including media relations, public affairs, issues management, lobbying, organizational relations, development; techniques of public relations production - planning and presentation - with attention to the uses of specific tools available to practitioners, i.e., news releases, brochures, multimedia, Internet communications, special events. "Transnational Rhetorics" engages students in reading and writing stories that cross various forms or borders. U of M Dearborn plays in the WHAC conference. This course focuses on developing student's ability to understand and influence scientific inquiry in health and human services. By focusing on the ways that culture shapes how people experience, and respond to, mental illness this class explores cultural representations of mental illness, ranging from discrete illness resulting from a chemical imbalance to a profound threat to order. Students will gain a better understanding of their own health-related attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors and learn strategies to manage their stress and improve their health and wellness. (OC), Prerequisite(s): MATH 115 and MATH 116 and (MATH 227 or MATH 217) and (MATH 205 or MATH 215) and CIS 150 and MATH 200 or CIS 200 or ECE 200, HHS 591     Graduate Seminar     3 Credit Hours, Seminar focuses on current issues and practical problems in health care organization, delivery, and financing. Students cannot receive credit for both HHS 403 or HPS 403 and HHS 503 or HPS 503. We will explore what stress is, its major components and psychophysiologic processes, as well as the connection between stress and health outcomes. This course provides an interdisciplinary exploration of the social, legal, ethical, and design challenges that arise when it comes to securing personal information and helping individuals maintain desired levels of privacy at home, work, and everywhere in between. These include your U-M Goople Apps account and more. HHS 490C     Topics in Health     3 Credit Hours. Topics to be explored include the social construction of women's sexuality, reproductive options, health care alternatives and risk for physical and mental illness. HHS 456     Health Care and the Law     3 Credit Hours. Themes such as memories of war and the Holocaust, new conflicts, class, immigration, women's rights, gender, and East-West relations will be addressed. (W). An asterisk denotes that a course may be taken concurrently. Contact Us; Sign up for an account This course provides the clinical orientation for addiction that frames much of the activities associated with screening and assessment of client behaviors as well as aspects of intervention and management of clients with addiction. COMM 420     Critical Media Studies     3 Credit Hours. The American health care system faces two problems: access to health services and high and rising costs. We will examine macro-level interventions to address planned change in diverse settings. Additional reading assignments or projects will distinguish this course from its undergraduate version HHS 410. Full-time students have the ability to complete both a B.S. HHS 336     Perspectives in Women's Health     3 Credit Hours, This course examines women's health issues across the human lifespan, using feminist and sociocultural perspectives. I ’m perhaps halfway through my digital stack of about 100 student essays for freshman composition at the University of Michigan-Flint, a long and sometimes tedious process, but one that still offers up pleasant surprises along the way — students who have sat quietly all semester but have found their voice on paper. Prerequisite(s): COMM 340 or COMM 360 or COMM 440, COMM 455     Gender and Media Studies     3 Credit Hours. (F,W,S), Prerequisite(s): SOC 410 or HPS 410 or HHS 410 or CRJ 410, HHS 415     Healthcare Administration     3 Credit Hours, This course introduces students to administrative models and skills that can be used at a supervisory level. An introduction and overview of the English, Swedish, and People's Republic of China health care systems. The overall goals of the Health and Human Services program are to prepare students to: The Health and Human Services program provides future professionals with a strong behavioral and social science orientation that also draws on considerable expertise in the natural sciences, humanities, education, and statistics. Students will learn the basics of creating a budget under constraints such as contractual limitations and Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRGs). Students cannot receive credit for both HHS 456 or HPS 456 and HHS 556 or HPS 556. (F,W,S), HHS 312     Family Preservation & Recovery     3 Credit Hours, Current methods for family preservation and helping families cope with family problems are the focus of this seminar style course. Europeans have dealt with problems of access and cost controls through universal health care coverage and the course takes up various models in use today.