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Psychology and American Indian/Alaska Native Mental Health (NATIVEAM 240, PSYCH 272)


Western medicine's definition of health as the absence of sickness, disease, or pathology; Native American cultures' definition of health as the beauty of physical, spiritual, emotional, and social things, and sickness as something out of balance. Topics include: historical trauma; spirituality and healing; cultural identity; values and acculturation; and individual, school, and community-based interventions. Prerequisite: experience working with American Indian communities.

Course ID: 
101 996
Letter (ABCD/NP)