This course will provide an introduction to health psychology. The course will provide exposure to topics including stress and coping, personality and health, social support and health, health behaviors, and adjustment to chronic illnesses.
Calico has been with the BRN board since 2014 and is one of the co-founders of NWBR (Northwest Buddhist Recovery) He has a passion for communication and helping non-profits thrive online. He has been a software developer for over 25 years and is also a father, artist, musician, waterman, and maker. His introduction to buddhist practice was with Buddhist Recovery, with this practice and within these meetings he found the needed recovery support and spiritual community he needed to thrive versus just survive.
This course provides an introduction to the basic principles of health psychology. Emphasis is on gaining an understanding of the complex interplay between physical well-being and biological, psychological, and social factors. The course exposes students to the role of psychologists in the ever-changing healthcare setting. As the field grows and continues to value psychologist's unique expertise, students will consume research and review of evidence-based interventions to gain a better understanding of how psychologists can function within medical settings.
This course provides an introduction to the assessment of brain-behavior relationships. A variety of neuropsychological tests will be introduced, covering the major cognitive domains in neuropsychology, with an emphasis on the process by which such tests are interpreted, in light of all of the data available, including historical, interview, observational, and test data. 59ce067264