About The Course
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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.

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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.

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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)

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Course Time

Fri   9:00 AM to 11:50 AM

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Course Faculty
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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

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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

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

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

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Administrative Contact

Arik Marcell
E-mail: amarcell@jhsph.edu

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