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SW 704: Theories & Research in Neuro & Behaviora

Social Work

Scientific research in the field of neuroscience continues to make profound discoveries regarding brain systems, neurobiology, and their implications for social work. This course will provide foundations in neurobiological study through a social work perspective. Students will acquire a fundamental understanding of interacting brain systems as they influence individuals’ behavioral, social, and emotional worlds. Particular emphasis will be placed on the biological and environmental factors affecting development and behavior through the study of epigenetics and its influence on daily functioning.

3 Credits


  • Pre-Requisite: PH.D. IN SOCIAL WELFARE

Instruction Type(s)

  • Lecture: Lecture for SW 704
  • Lecture: Web-based Lecture for SW 704

Subject Areas

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