Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Jul 22, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY-731B Health Behavior Change

2 semester credits
Assessment of psychosocial, cultural and situational factors in the voluntary behavior change process; theories of health behavior.
Pre-requisites: PSY-731  
Delivery Method: In person/Blended
Grading Default: Letter
Note: Elective
Learning Outcome(s):  

  1. Understands major health behavior theories used to measure, record, and observe individual based health behaviors.
  2. Identifies the psychosocial factors (i.e. social, cultural, and individual) that contribute to the health of individuals based on current empirical research.
  3. Understands assessment strategies targeting the psychosocial, cultural, and individual factors utilized in the development of health behavior change for individual clients/patient.
  4. Can examine a health behavior change intervention targeting physical activity and mood, and anxiety based largely on cognitive and learning theories.
  5. Can examine behavioral and cognitive techniques targeting physical activity utilized in practice settings.



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