HHD 2023 - DEATH AND DYING

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HHD 2023 - DEATH AND DYING

Credits: 3.0

This course focuses on the study of death and dying as well as the value of human life. Students will examine theories and concepts of death education and demonstrate the ability to accurately apply them to grief and coping. In addition, cultural and religious perspectives will be discussed. Particular emphasis will be given to strategies for working with children and adolescents as well as those who are terminally ill. These strategies include coping and preparation for the funeral, burial, and end of life-process. Students will also be encouraged to share their own experiences with death, dying and coping.