The Psychology Of Health – hca250 (3 credits)
In this course, the student is introduced to the psychological factors that relate to maintaining a healthy workplace. The course also exposes the student to management elements of cultural diversity, collaboration, and healthy behaviors.
Psychology of Health in the Workplace
- Describe the relationship between health and psychology.
- Identify how lifestyle choices impact health and psychology in the workplace.
Managing Stress and Illness in the Workplace
- Describe the relationship between stress and health.
- Identify steps to reduce stress in the workplace.
Management of Workplace Psychology
- Assess workplace motivation techniques.
- Describe the influence of organizational culture.
- Describe the role of management in workplace psychology.
Managing Change in the Workplace
- Identify the role of human resources as it relates to managing change in the workplace.
- Describe strategies to manage change and innovation.
Health and Behavior in the Workplace
- Identify factors that influence health-related behavior.
- Describe the impact of health promotion programs.
Employee Assistance and Substance Abuse
- Identify the role of Employee Assistance programs in the workplace.
- Explain the relationship between mental health and substance abuse.
- Explain the impact of substance abuse in the workplace.
Violence in the Workplace
- Identify sources of violence in the workplace.
- Explain strategies to manage the impact of violence.
Planning in the Workplace
- Describe decision-making techniques in the workplace.
- Assess individual and group decision making process in the workplace.
Future of Health Psychology
- Identify future trends in health psychology.
- Describe careers and training in health psychology.
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