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N 396T N 396T. Ecological Approaches to Child Health. 3 Hours.

The ecological approach to understanding individual, parental, family, and societal determinants of children's health. Students gain knowledge of developmental and family theories and use epidemiological principles to comprehend the complex dimensions and related conceptual factors that contribute to the health and well-being of children within families. Theoretical foundations for graduate students interested in health promotion and risk reduction for children and families. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.