PSY 364 - Infectious Diseases and Substance Use

  • 3 credits

This course covers infectious disease risk and transmission related to substance use, treatment and prevention strategies, as well as provides training in risk assessment and harm reduction strategies. A certificate can be earned after completing this course that can be applied towards the State of Colorado's CAC level 1.

Prerequisite

PSY 100 (General Psychology (GT-SS3).

Textbook and Materials

There are no required texts, as students will access the readings through the library on electronic reserve

Instructors

Dr. Jennifer Jill Harman
Dr. Jennifer Jill Harman

(970) 491-1529 | Jennifer.Harman@ColoState.EDU

Dr. Jennifer Jill Harman has two masters degrees in psychology (counseling and social psychology) and received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Connecticut in 2005. She has been teaching undergraduate and graduate level social psychology, introduction to psychology, and advanced topics in social psychology for close to 12 years. In 2012 she was awarded the College of Natural Sciences Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award. She is currently an associate professor in the psychology department at Colorado State University, and conducts research using social psychological principles to examine social and health problems, particularly related to close relationships. She has an active research laboratory with many undergraduate and graduate research assistants, and she welcomes students to join her lab to learn more about research in social psychology.

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