About The Course
Welcome Message

Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for SEMINAR IN ADOLESCENT HEALTH (380.845.01), a course offered by the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Course Description

Synthesizes knowledge acquired across a range of courses in adolescent health and development and focuses that knowledge in a public health framework from both a domestic and international perspective. Explores ethical issues in research with adolescents, cultural competency in adolescent health and the impact of policy on adolescent health using case studies and interactive discussion.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe ethical issues in research with adolescents (eg, minor consent, parental notification, research with especially vulnerable populations certificates of confidentiality)
  • Recognize the role cultural identity plays in one’s Discussing of researcher perspectives/assumptions and those of culturally divergent subjects in adolescent health
  • Apply a conceptual approach to Discuss the role that policies play in improving adolescent health using industrialized and developing world examples (eg , Title X, graduated driver licensure, school health policies)

Course Time

Fri   9:00 AM to 11:50 AM

Course Faculty
Intended Audience

Masters and Doctoral level students interested in Adolescent Health Issues in the School of Public Health and School of Nursing; School of Medicine Fellows

Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Attendance, class preparation, class discussion, and assignments including presentations and written assignment.

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

Administrative Contact

Arik Marcell
E-mail: amarcell@jhsph.edu