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Fall 2021
May 16,2022
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MSWK 610 - PUBLIC HEALTH IN WEST AFRICA
The objective of this study course to Ghana, West Africa is to expose students to differences in social, political and healthcare environments and the cultural implications for social work practice and healthcare. This course offers a comprehensive overview of the state of mental health in Ghana and social work practices as well as introduction to African civilization, society, and culture. By the end of the study course, students will appreciate the impact that politics play on the delivery of social work practice and healthcare in sub-Sahara Africa. Students will understand how Ghana’s recent economic and political history has shaped its society and current healthcare environment. Students will also be introduced to the work that Ramapo faculty are doing to help transform the Social Work curriculum at Kumasi University. This course involves a travel abroad fee to be determined. This is cross listed with NURS-365.
0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Grad Social Work Department

Course Attributes:
MSW COURSE FOR GRAD FEE ASSESS

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      MSW-Social Work
      Non-Degree-MSWK
      MSW-Social Work Adv. Standing
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Graduate

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