This course examines prevention and intervention theory and practice in educational settings including schools and out-of-school learning contexts. The course will cover theoretical perspectives on risk, resilience and competence in childhood and adolescence and perspectives on understanding, implementing and evaluating prevention and intervention programs. Throughout the course students examine, discuss and reflect upon the effectiveness of prevention/intervention strategies and programs. Questions regarding how race and culture, SES, and home, school, and community contexts interact with prevention and intervention are addressed. Students learn supports and barriers to the development of youth competence in various developmental areas including: achievement and learning, mental and physical health, and behavioral competence.
Financial decision-making in a hospitality/tourism/recreation context to include analysis of financial statements, capital projects, deploying capital effectively, asset management, battling marginal compression, return on investment, optimizing return performance. Case studies and projects provide practical experience.
Prerequisites: Hospitality and Tourism Management 601 and 602
Development of a comprehensive sustainability management system incorporation marketing and communication, goal setting, developing performance indicators and metrics, benchmarking, and strategies for ongoing, measurable, sustainability performance improvement.
In this course you will be learning about the intersection of mental health, the practice of psychology and two major forensic fields. By the end of the course you will have learned about many topics in both forensic fields including:
Police Interviews, Domestic Violence, Use of Force, Suicide and Law Enforcement, Cops in Trouble, Restorative justice, Peer support, Complex Trauma and Grief, Critical incidents, Psychological Disorders involved in crime, Types of Forensic Evaluations inmates in jail undergo, Family Crimes, Malingering, Sex Crimes, Stalking and Harassment, Death Penalty, Crime Victims and Gangs.
Terrorism has prevailed in human society from the earliest times of our existence. Terrorism, today with all its sophistication, presents a significant problem to the security and growth of nations all over the world. The first responders and communities need to enhance their knowledge and skills through advanced education about the cultural context of the terrorism.
The Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Counter-Terrorism course teaches on how to be a competent counter terrorism strategist by learning the cultural sensitivities and eliminating the biases through the understanding of the formal concepts of culture and cross-cultural adaptation, comparative cultural patterns, and interaction among different cultures. This course further coaches on the nuances involved in defining terrorism and learning the effectiveness of counter terrorism tools and techniques by studying the examples of the international terrorist movements such as Al-Qaeda and ISIS with proper political and cultural context in South Asia and the Middle East as well as domestic terrorism and home-grown violence in the U.S.A. and Europe.
Individual study. Maximum credit six units applicable to a master’s degree. Maximum combined credit six units of Public Health 797 and 798 applicable to a master’s degree.
Prerequisite: Consent of staff, to be arranged with the director and instructor.
November 26 - January 25
September 24 - November 16