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Fall 2 2009

Dr. M. Rich, Dr. P. Burke
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars, case studies. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Adolescent health risk behaviors, prevention and intervention programs will be examined in relation to adolescent physical, psychosocial, and cognitive development. Topics will include theories of behavioral change, access to health care, guidelines for preventive services, outcomes research, health policy, and alternative sites for care. Risk behaviors, including injury, violence, suicide, substance use and sexuality will be explored. Focus will be primarily domestic, with examples of federal, state, and community-based adolescent health initiatives.

Course Activities: Class discussions, classroom role playing, writing memoranda.
Course Note: Enrollment limited to 24 students; instructor's signature required; no auditors.

Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2 2008

Dr. M. Rich, Dr. P. Burke
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars, case studies. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Adolescent health risk behaviors, prevention and intervention programs will be examined in relation to adolescent physical, psychosocial, and cognitive development. Topics will include theories of behavioral change, access to health care, guidelines for preventive services, outcomes research, health policy, and alternative sites for care. Risk behaviors, including injury, violence, suicide, substance use and sexuality will be explored. Focus will be primarily domestic, with examples of federal, state, and community-based adolescent health initiatives.

Course Activities: Class discussions, classroom role playing, writing memoranda.
Course Note: Enrollment limited to 24 students; instructor's signature required; no auditors.

Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2 2007

Dr. M. Rich, Dr. P. Burke
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars, case studies. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Adolescent health, risk behaviors, prevention and intervention programs will be examined in relation to adolescent physical, psychosocial, and cognitive development. Topics will include theories of behavioral change, access to health care, guidelines for preventive services, outcomes research, health policy, and alternative sites for care. Risk behaviors, including injury, violence, suicide, substance use and sexuality will be explored. Focus will be domestic, with examples of federal, state, and community-based adolescent health initiatives.
Course Activities: Class discussions, classroom role playing, writing memoranda.
Course Note: Enrollment limited to 24 students; instructor's signature required; no auditors. (5.06)


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2006

Dr. M. Rich, Dr. P. Burke
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars, case studies. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Adolescent health, risk behaviors, prevention and intervention programs will be examined in relation to adolescent physical, psychosocial, and cognitive development. Topics will include theories of behavioral change, access to health care, guidelines for preventive services, outcomes research, health policy, and alternative sites for care. Risk behaviors, including injury, violence, suicide, substance use and sexuality will be explored. Focus will be domestic, with examples of federal, state, and community-based adolescent health initiatives.
Course Activities: Class discussions, classroom role playing, writing memoranda.
Course Note: Enrollment limited to 24 students; instructor's signature required; no auditors. (5.06)


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

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