HLTH 110 Health and Wellness in Contemporary Society
Effective date: September 2017
In this course, learners are introduced to a holistic perspective of health and wellness that incorporates physical, social, intellectual, environmental, and spiritual dimensions. Well-being is explored within the context of the social determinants of health. Learners will use course knowledge to develop a health and wellness plan that will enhance their quality of life.
HLTH 111 Indigenous Peoples' Health
Effective date: January 2017
Students will explore indigenous peoples’ health experiences: past, present, and future. Using a strength-based and holistic perspective, students will learn about the current realities of Indigenous peoples’ health experiences, and will be introduced to traditional healing practices. Students will be able to use this knowledge to further their own understanding of Indigenous peoples’ health, and can apply this experience to work with children, families and in community.
Effective date: January 2019
Students will explore indigenous peoples' health experiences: past, present, and future. Using a strength-based and holistic perspective, students will learn about the current realities of Indigenous peoples' health experiences, and will be introduced to traditional healing practices. Students will be able to use this knowledge to further their own understanding of Indigenous peoples' health, and can apply this experience to work with children, families and in community.
HLTH 112 Holistic Health and Healing
Effective date: September 2017
This course introduces students to the history, principles, and approaches of holistic health practices. Concepts and research related to holistic health and healing, along with specific modalities of complementary, traditional, and alternative health practices will be explored. Students will apply a holistic lens to health that can be used as a foundation for self-care and personal well-being.
HLTH 113 Creativity and Health
Effective Date: January 2017
In this introductory course, the connection between physical, emotional and social health and creativity are explored. Students will explore academic research which provides the foundation to examine how music, visual arts, movement based creative expression and expressive writing strengthen therapeutic insights and skills.
This course will be of interest to those who have a desire to learn about the creative process and the ways in which those processes can be used to shift from detached concern to empathetic engagement. Students will learn how to open the space for patients or clients to enhance their personal and professional health and wellness.
HLTH 115 Global Health
Effective Date: September 2019
In this course, learners gain an understanding of social policy and practices that impact the health of people locally, nationally, internationally, and from Indigenous perspectives. Learners will be introduced to and use a social justice perspective to examine select social policy and practices that challenge or promote health and wellbeing in a global context. Learners will have the opportunity to explore in depth, a global health issue of their choice.
Last updated: November 2, 2018 3:00 pm