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2021-2022 University Catalog & Student Handbook 
2021-2022 University Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYD 373 - Advocacy & Social Policy - Older Adults

This course focuses on advocacy and social policy issues relevant to work with older adults. Students will be presented with information related to access and reimbursement for health care services (Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid, working with insurance companies, Older Americans Act), financial (Social Security, etc.), legal, and transportation issues. Students also will become aware of important resources/organizations to help assist older adults. In addition, students will be presented with different models of service delivery for older adults to determine how to best adapt and flexibly advocate for older patients. Students will also be presented with strategies related to orchestrating change at an organizational level (needs assessment, implementation to meet needs, evaluation of implementation).

Credit(s): 2

Type of Course: Course