The Social Construction of Health, Illness, and Aging
Explores topics relevant to health, illness and aging. The role of social work in health care systems, policy concerns regarding the socio-economic impacts of aging populations and the social determinants of health will be examined. Considers the relationships between health status and work, family relationships, housing and the consequences of inequality on health throughout the lifespan.
Notes: - Credit will be granted for only one of 503, HSD 505.
- Offered as resources permit.
Formerly: HSD 505
Graduate course in the Social Work program administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.